Episode 6

Guardians of the Caribou

In this episode, Bri delves into the crucial work of the Caribou Patrol program with Stephanie Leonard, the environmental coordinator at the Asenuwiche Winewak Nation (AWN). Discover the inspiring efforts behind protecting and conserving the caribou population in west-central Alberta, from highway patrols to educational outreach. Explore the deep cultural significance of caribou to the AWN and the intricate balance they maintain within the local ecosystem. Learn about the challenges Caribou face in the wild and the vision for a future where caribou thrive, creating a healthier environment for all. Take advantage of this insightful conversation on the interconnectedness of nature, conservation, and cultural heritage. 🦌🌿 

Learn more about The Caribou Patrol: https://www.cariboupatrol.ca/

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What On EARTH Can We Do?
Join us as we chat with Alberta's environmental leaders to unpack environmental topics and figure out what on earth we can do to take action against climate change and protect our environment!

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Alberta Emerald Foundation

The Alberta Emerald Foundation is our province's environmental good-news storyteller, a nonprofit that showcases and inspires environmental achievements. We connect environmental leaders and provide a voice to share their positive examples to inspire others. What began as the Emerald Awards in 1992, our flagship program, has evolved into a 12-month conversation.