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POOR AIR QUALITY DUE TO WILDFIRE SMOKE

July 18, 2021

LOCATION/S: Red Deer and area   Due to the Air Quality Health Index (AQHI) reaching a high level in Red Deer an Air Quality Health Statement has been issued by Environment and Climate Change Canada. To protect yourself, limit exposure by adjusting your outdoor activity during episodes of increased air pollution (AQHI of 7 and […]

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Environment Canada Issues Special Air Quality Statement

June 29, 2021

Environment Canada has released a special air quality statement concerning conditions for most of central Alberta. “Due to the current weather conditions (the high-pressure ridge that is also impacting current extreme temperatures), Environment Canada anticipates increasing concentrations of pollutants affecting area quality throughout much of central Alberta.” At 7 AM this morning, the Air Quality […]

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DR. MARTHA KOSTUCH SCHOLARSHIP – NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS

June 17, 2021

The Parkland Airshed Management Zone (PAMZ) is pleased to announce that it is now accepting applications for the Dr. Martha Kostuch Scholarship. This scholarship celebrates the legacy of environmental advocate Dr. Martha Kostuch, recognized for her significant efforts and ability in stakeholder collaboration. Dr. Martha Kostuch was a founding member and director of PAMZ. During […]

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Ceremony Recognizing the 2021 Blue Skies Award Winners

June 1, 2021

Ceremony Recognizing the 2021 Blue Skies Award Winners (Red Deer, Alberta) – The Parkland Airshed Management Zone (PAMZ) will be recognizing the Blue Skies Award winners in an online ceremony on, Clean Air Day, Wednesday, June 2. The Blue Skies Awards recognize organizations or individuals within the PAMZ area who are taking exemplary measures to […]

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MEDIA RELEASE: Now Accepting PAMZ Blue Skies Awards Nominations

March 17, 2021

Immediate Release: March 17, 2021 The Parkland Airshed Management Zone (PAMZ) is pleased to announce that its Blue Skies Awards program, which was cancelled in 2020 due to the Coronavirus-19 Pandemic, has been reinstated for 2021. Nominations are now being accepted. Award recipients will be recognized at the virtual awards ceremony on Clean Air Day, […]

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Alberta Airsheds 2019 Air Quality Report

December 23, 2020

Alberta Airsheds Council has released the first Provincial scale report on air quality, the Alberta Airsheds 2019 Air Quality Report. This report provides an excellent summary of the air quality data that is monitored and collected in the province by Alberta’s Airsheds, including data from three permanent Air Quality Monitoring stations in the Parkland Airshed Management […]

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2020 Martha Kostuch Scholarship Winner Announced

September 2, 2020

Josh Harper, a graduate from Lacombe Composite High School, is the recipient of this year’s Martha Kostuch Scholarship for Environmental Excellence sponsored by the Parkland Airshed Management Zone (PAMZ).  This fall Josh will enter the University of Alberta, pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Environmental and Conservation Services, majoring in Conservation Biology.  “The award selection committee […]

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Media Release: PAMZ Boundary Change

August 6, 2020

The Parkland Airshed Management Zone (PAMZ) is pleased to announce a recent adjustment to its southern boundary. This adjustment means that small portions of Rocky View County and The M.D of Bighorn, previously included in PAMZ, now fall wholly within the Calgary Region Airshed Zone (CRAZ). This adjustment was proposed to CRAZ by the PAMZ […]

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Dr. Martha Kostuch Scholarship – Now Accepting Applications

May 29, 2020

This scholarship celebrates the legacy of environmental advocate Dr. Martha Kostuch, recognized for her significant efforts and ability in stakeholder collaboration. Dr. Martha Kostuch was a founding member and director of Parkland Airshed Management Zone (PAMZ). During her 30-year career as an environmental advocate, she made a significant impact on how environmental management policy was […]

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For Immediate Release – PAMZ Blue Skies Awards – POSTPONED

April 24, 2020

MEDIA RELEASE Postponed PAMZ Blue Skies Awards for 2020 Immediate release: April 24, 2020 In light of the global COVID-19 Pandemic and its many implications, the Parkland Airshed Management Zone (PAMZ) has decided to postpone the 2020 Edition of the PAMZ Blue Skies Awards Program. We recognize and appreciate all the time applicants have dedicated […]

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