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Communications and Public Outreach Position

March 27, 2024

The Parkland Airshed Management Zone requires the part-time services of a qualified individual to assist it with its communications and public outreach activities. Approx 30-40 hrs/month. $35-$50/hour dependent on qualifications. Scope of work is detailed below. If interested please send resume to [email protected]. The PAMZ Communications and Community Engagement Consultant is responsible for the development […]

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2023 Blue Skies Award Winners Video

June 23, 2023

The Parkland Airshed Management Zone (PAMZ) will be recognizing the recipients of the 2023 Blue Skies Awards. The Blue Skies Awards recognize organizations or individuals within the PAMZ area who are taking exemplary measures to improve the air quality in our region. PAMZ recognizes the following 2023 Blue Skies Award Winners: PACE Canada who are […]

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2023 BLUE SKIES AWARDS – NOW ACCEPTING NOMINATIONS

March 1, 2023

Immediate Release: March 1, 2023 The Parkland Airshed Management Zone (PAMZ) is pleased to announce that its Blue Skies Awards 2023 program is now accepting nominations! Award recipients will be recognized at an in-person ceremony on June 22nd, 2023. The ceremony will showcase a video airing their achievements. These awards recognize individuals and organizations taking […]

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2023 Dr. Martha Kostuch Scholarship

November 9, 2022

2023 Dr. Martha Kostuch Scholarship Immediate Release: November 9, 2022 The Parkland Airshed Management Zone (PAMZ) is pleased to announce that it will be accepting applications for the 2023 Dr. Martha Kostuch Scholarship beginning on January 15, 2023. This scholarship celebrates the legacy of environmental advocate Dr. Martha Kostuch. During her 30-year career, Dr. Kostuch […]

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Clean Air Day

June 8, 2022

Blue Skies Bicycle Ride Today is Clean Air Day, an annual, international day to recognize how important good air quality is to our health, our environment, and the economy. The 2022 international Clean Air Day focus is on air quality in a changing climate. Some air pollutants, such as car emissions, contribute to climate change. […]

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Dr. Martha Kostuch Scholarship – Now Accepting Applications

May 25, 2022

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, who was a founding member and director of Parkland Airshed Management Zone (PAMZ). During her 30-year career as an environmental advocate, Dr. […]

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2021 Martha Kostuch Scholarship Winner Announced

August 24, 2021

Rayelle Cooper, a 2021 graduate from David Thompson High School in Rocky Mountain House, is the recipient of this year’s Martha Kostuch Scholarship for Environmental Excellence. This September, Rayelle will attend Mount Royal University in Calgary to pursue a Bachelor of Science Degree in Environmental Science.  After graduating with her degree, Rayelle plans to pursue new […]

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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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