Community News

Presentation: Forest Health Monitoring in the Oil Sands – Update!

September 12, 2019

On June 18, 2019, the WBEA presented findings from over a decade of the Terrestrial Environmental Effects Monitoring (TEEM) Program. The WBEA has monitored forest health in the RMWB for the past 20 years, and recently completed a publication project to summarize findings in key areas. The publication project involved […]

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Community Odour Monitoring Program (COMP) 2018 Annual Report

June 3, 2019

Check it out here: The WBEA created an app which allows people to directly provide information about the odours they experience. The COMP app allows the WBEA to connect the information people provide about odours to the ambient air data being collected at WBEA air monitoring stations. The app […]

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2017 Annual Report Now Available!

September 28, 2018

Check it out here: This year, the WBEA went digital with the report to increase accessibility of the information and provide a more interactive user experience. An interactive report means you can click on links throughout to access additional information.  You can also hover over graphs to see specific data […]

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The WBEA has Moved

September 1, 2018

Our new address is: 805 Memorial Drive, Unit #3 Fort McMurray, AB T9K 0K4 Our main phone number remains the same: 780-799-4420.

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WBEA Launches Community Odour Monitoring Program App To Research Odours In The RMWB

October 4, 2017

Fort McMurray, Alberta – The Wood Buffalo Environmental Association (WBEA) has launched an app that allows community members to report information about the odours they experience in the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo. The app was designed as part of the WBEA’s Community Monitoring Program (COMP), which seeks to gain […]

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Air quality risks with wildfires (Alberta Airsheds Council media release)

June 16, 2017

Edmonton, Alberta – Alberta and Western Canada are now into the wildfire season and both Alberta and BC are currently experiencing wildfires. Wildfires can have a significant impact on the quality of the air we breathe. Air quality is monitored and reported in over 30 communities in Alberta. Alberta’s Airsheds […]

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WBEA Translates Project Video For Cree & Dene Stakeholders

November 7, 2014

Fort McMurray, Alberta – In its continued effort to better inform and engage with Aboriginal community members, the Wood Buffalo Environmental Association (WBEA) has translated its newest informational video into Cree and Dene languages. The video features the Association’s Community Odour Monitoring Project, and highlights findings from the pilot year. […]

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