News, events and partnerships!

While we do keep our social media updated with what is the latest at the CEI, here are some highlights from our contributions to the community.

CEI interviewed for news articles regarding orphaned black bear cubs!

CEI was interviewed by various news outlets such as CTV and local Cochrane outfit The Cochrane Eagle, regarding our take on the Orphaned Black Bear Protocol. With the incident of two orphaned black bear cubs in our area, we offered our stance and opinion on the current policy regarding their welfare. 

Find our CTV Interview here, and our Cochrane Eagle interviews below:

CEI receives a grant from the Cochrane Foundation and Calgary Foundation! (2023)

We have another super exciting announcement and opportunity we have to share! We are the lucky recipients of both the Community Grant from the Calgary Foundation ( the Community Capital Grant from the Cochrane Foundation ( our "Going Batty- A Learning Experience that takes Action to make a difference for the declining numbers of Bats" project!

This project will focus on the research, education and successful action to help bats in southern Alberta. Our findings will be shared with other organizations on a local, provincial, and national level! 

We are participating in the Alberta Community Bat Program! (2023)

We will be collecting, recording, and surveying local bats in our area to provide (ACBP) information for their research!

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CEI was visited by Mazda for Mazda stories in the summer of 2022, in which they explored an in-depth look at our wildlife, our work and ultimately, our mission.

To read the article and watch the video by Mazda, click here!