Fonds 01-014 - National and Provincial Parks Association of Canada fonds. 2001 additions

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National and Provincial Parks Association of Canada fonds. 2001 additions

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    • 1963-2000 (Creation)
      National and Provincial Parks Association of Canada

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    85 cm of textual records
    ca. 60 photographs

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    The National and Provincial Parks Association of Canada (NPPAC) was founded in 1963 and is dedicated to preserving Canada's natural heritage. It is an educational non-profit organization and provides the public with information regarding the status of Canada's parks. It is specifically involved with park and wildland protection. In 1986, NPPAC underwent a name change and became the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS).

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    This fonds was created by and in the custody of the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society before it was donated to Trent University Archives.

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    Fonds consists of correspondence, minutes, memos, publications, and financial and administrative records of the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society. Also included are materials relating to campaigns, donors, etc.

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    This fonds was donated by the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS).


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        For related records see that Parks Canada Transcripts fonds (80-017), Environmental concerns collection (84-014), Gavin Henderson fonds (93-012 and 96-012).


        This fonds along with 86-023, 98-004, and 99-009 is an addition to 86-002.

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        1. CPAWS: Correspondence/Memos, 1979-1992

        2. Board of Directors: Correspondence, 1969-1980

        3. Board of Directors: Correspondence, 1981-1984

        4. Board of Directors: Correspondence, 1985-[1986]

        5. Ottawa Valley Chapter CPAWS, 1993-1994

        6. Relating to Madawaska, 1985

        7. Madawaska Highlands and issues pertaining to the area, 1993

        8. Correspondence relating to Wildlands League Publications and merchandise; letters relating to information and other promotional materials, 1992

        9. Relating to Temagami SFL (Sustainable Forest License) and the Temagami Forest Authority, 1996-97

        10. Westwind - Bracebridge SFL (Sustainable Forest License), 1997

        11. Correspondence and Memos, 1987-1988

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        1. Annual Meeting - Minutes / Procedures, 1968-1980

        2. Annual Meeting - Minutes / Procedures, 1981-1989

        3. Board of Directors : Minutes, 1972-1982

        4. Board of Directors : Minutes, 1983-1986

        5. Board of Directors : Minutes, 1987-1988

        6. CPAWS : Minutes, 1979-1986

        7. CPAWS : Minutes, 1987-1992

        8. CPAWS - Annual General Meeting Miscellaneous Papers, 1992-1993

        9. Annual Meeting : Presidents' Addresses, [1970-1989]

        10. Board of Directors: Lists, 1979-1991

        11. CPAWS: Constitution/Bylaws, [1963-1981]

        12. CPAWS: CPAWS/AWL Agreement, 1979-1989

        13. CPAWS: Chapter Affairs Committee, 1987-1990

        14. Ottawa-Hull Chapter CPAWS, 1992-1993

        15. CPAWS Ottawa-Hull, 1991-1994

        16. CPAWS Board of Trustees, 1987-1991

        17. Board Retreat Sept. 1990

        18. William C. Mason Wilderness Centre and Papers relating to the Bill Mason Project, 1988-1989

        19. CPAWS: Program Overviews, 1984-1988

        20. CPAWS: Chapter Payments, 1982-1989

        21. CPAWS: Membership Overviews, 1981-1986

        22. CPAWS: Budget Reviews, 1978-1993

        23. Budget Overviews, 1970-1988

        24. CPAWS: Audits (includes some financial papers for unaudited years), 1979-1991

        25. Audit: material (includes minutes discussing financial position), 1988-1989

        26. Audit: Correspondence Auditor, 1973-1989

        27. Restricted File

        28. Awards - Algonquin Wildlands League as recipient, 1979

        29. Miscellaneous papers relating expenditures and contacts for Media, Tours and Conferences, 1997

        30. Media contact information including information faxed, 1997

        31. Ads and promotions run in various media (some include expenditure and publishing information), [1997]

        32. Conference and Media budget information (includes prices and ad information in several publications), 1997

        33. Assorted advertisements including radio/television and leaflets for the Partnership for Public Lands, [1998]

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        Campaigns and Donor Information


        1. Wildlands League Fundraising information, [1991-1994]

        2. CPAWS Fundraising information (includes Memos, Financial Position and Budget Plans), 1992-1994

        3. Wildlands League - Algoma Highlands Project information, 1994

        4. Islands of Hope Gala Book Launch information (includes the Wildlands League Auction), [1993]

        5. Conference Sponsors for Wildlands League, 1997

        6. Wildlands League Strategic Planning Session, 1994

        7. Papers relating to the Wildlands League Heritage 1993 Project, 1989-1991

        8. Miscellaneous Wildlands League Information, [1994]

        9. Tour Requests and Registrations, 1997-1998

        10. Our Forest Future Conference Miscellaneous Papers, 1997

        11. Tour Correspondence and Information regarding Itineraries and Contacts, 1997-1998

        12. Various Tour Brochures and Flyers, 1997-1998

        13. Woodlot Tours, 1995

        14. Tour Meetings Papers and Minutes, 1997-1998

        15. Tour and Conference Itineraries and Budgets, 1997-1998

        16. Tour Representatives, 1997-1998

        17. Wildlands League Green into Gold Sustainability Tour May 9-16 1998 Papers, 1998

        18. Wood Wilderness and Work Tour (includes a Slide Show Script), 1997-1998

        19. Confirmations and Correspondence with Tour Presenters and Attendees, 1998

        20. Forest Diversity\Community Survival (F.D.C.S.) Project and Funding, 1996-1998

        21. F.D.C.S. Minutes, 1994-1995

        22. Healthy Transitions Program - F.D.C.S. - Ivey Foundation, 1998

        23. Forestry Tour, Northern Resources/Northern Jobs Slide Show, 1998

        24. F.D.C.S.: Jobs and the Environment Slide Show Script, [1998]

        25. Temagami Forest Authority and Wildlands League: New Directions Progress Report Info, 1997

        26. F.D.C.S. 1996 Tour and Contacts Papers, 1996

        27. F.D.C.S. Fact Sheet Production and Budget, 1997

        28. Project Proposal - Ontario Hydro, 1994-1996

        29. Project Proposal - Richard Ivey Foundation, 1994-1997

        30. F.D.C.S. Project: Ecotourism Workshop, 1996

        31. Working Advisory Group Meeting Minutes, 1995-1996

        32. F.D.C.S. Project Correspondence with various Councils, 1996

        33. Forest History and Research Notes, 1998

        34. Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Certification Process Notes, 1996-1998

        35. Madawaska Field Notes, 1992

        36. Madawaska Land Use Plan Process Papers, 1996-1997

        37. Madawaska Miscellaneous Papers, 1994-1996

        38. Fishing Agreement Correspondence, 1983

        39. Temagami Advisory Council -- CPAWS Papers, 1988

        40. C.P.A.W.S. Papers relating to Conservation Issues (including newspaper clippings), 1988-1991

        41. Lands for Life Miscellaneous Papers (includes newspapers clippings, brochures, and newsletters), 1997-1998

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        1. The F-Files Wildlands Comics Production Papers (includes comics #1), 1997-1998

        2. Forest Guardians Reports (includes funding information and correspondence along with some newsletters), 1989-1991

        3. Heritage 1993: Islands of Hope Internal Draft (includes The Wildlands League Heritage 1993 Project papers), 1993

        4. Forest Diversity / Community Survival (FDCS) Fact Sheets # 1-10, [199-?]

        5. Wildlands League Publications, 1996-2000

        • Restoring Nature's Place: How to End Logging in Algonquin Park, Protect Jobs and Restore the Park's Ecosystems, Algonquin Park Watch, 2000

        • A Sense of Place: People and Communities on the Road to a New Northern Economy, a Wildlands League Field Report, 1998

        • Cutting Around the Rules: The Algoma Highlands pay the price of lax enforcement of logging rules, a Field Report Prepared by: Sierra Legal Defense Fund and Wildlands League, 1998

        • Kill the Myth not the Wolf, an Algonquin Park Watch Publication, produced by the Wildlands League, 1997

        • Wild Lands, Wild Water, Wild Life: Protecting Ontario's Endangered Spaces, a Wildlands League Publication, 1996

        1. Wildland News (Summer 1997-Winter 1998), 1997-1998

        2. Sharing the Land: Conference on Emerging Issues in Aboriginal Land Use January 25-26, 1992. Conference Proceedings edited by Barrie Solandt Maxwell, 1993

        Additional file received in 2007 from John Marsh:

        1. NPPAC/CPAWS correspondence and briefs, 1980-1984

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