The Government of Alberta announced on Tuesday a plan to invest $43 million in Alberta’s parks, including almost half a million dollars ($480,000) for improvements at Fish Creek Provincial Park in Calgary. This investment will enhance, repair and protect Alberta’s provincial parks while creating more than 290 jobs when they are needed most.
The money will be used to improve trails and pathways, as well as upgrade day-use areas and campgrounds across Alberta. Projects include:
- Site modernization (22 projects)
- Maintenance (11 projects and Alberta Parks’ regional lifecycle maintenance program)
- Trails, recreation and accessibility (36 projects)
- Utilities (11 projects)
- Campgrounds (11 projects)
Other projects to be funded include:
- $15,230,000 for Kananaskis region parks.
- $7,208,000 for south region parks.
- $7,195,500 for northeast region parks.
- $4,475,000 for central region parks.
- $2,435,000 for northwest region parks.
- $6,156,000 for public lands across Alberta.
- $500,000 for accessibility projects.
For more information, please visit https://www.alberta.ca/release.cfm?xID=73233BA0BCDBD-01EC-4F01-47805F5AAB3C8AB6