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Funded Projects: Alberta

Note: The dollar values in this chart reflect the values originally approved for the project. These values are updated to reflect actual WD funding provided in support of the project, as well as final project costs, when all project-related administration has been completed and final disbursements have been confirmed. This list is current as of March 31, 2012.

Recipient Project Description WD Funding Project Costs
Alberta Birds of Prey Foundation Rescue, treat and release injured and orphaned birds of prey $ 875,000 $ 1,518,514
Alberta Easter Seals Society Camp redevelopment $ 283,624 $ 345,882
Alberta Tourism, Parks and Recreation Support parks beautification and online reservation system  $ 4,688,580 $ 9,377,160
Alberta-Pacific Forest Industries Inc. Remediate Dwarf Mistletoe $ 3,400,370 $ 3,778,189
Athabasca University Online learning course digitization $ 3,200,000 $ 5,859,081
Bailey Theatre Society Restore theatre $ 3,322,612 $ 6,169,130
Bow Island & District Fire Department Fund Raising Association  Construct fire department storage and training facility $ 163,823 $ 222,469
Bow Island Branch No. 197 of the Royal Canadian Legion Repair and renovate Legion Hall $ 55,932 $ 94,733
Brooks and District Museum and Historical Society Support upgrades to Museum $ 60,616 $ 72,897
Camp Warwa Construct and upgrade cabins $ 95,458 $ 142,475
Canadian Badlands Ltd. Support tourism attractions $ 6,225,633 $ 7,635,667
City of Fort Saskatchewan Construct 1876 Fort representation $ 500,000 $ 1,000,000
City of Lethbridge Upgrade park $ 538,000 $ 1,631,026
County of Grande Prairie No. 1 Upgrade River of Death and Discovery Dinosaur Centre $ 540,000 $ 1,489,400
Crowsnest Pass Economic Development Board Develop discovery centre $ 73,214 $ 97,619
Demmitt Cultural Society Construct a community hall $ 762,756 $ 1,298,485
Economic Development Alliance of Southeast Alberta Upgrade tourism attractions $ 660,530 $ 875,419
Elkwater Community Association Re-develop log hall $ 360,000 $ 941,055
Foothills Forest Products Inc. Expand wood pellet manufacturing facility $ 0 $ 0
Forest Resource Improvement Association of Alberta Community reforestation $ 6,535,743 $ 13,563,155
Forest Resource Improvement Association of Alberta (FireSmart) Assist forest-based communities under the Fire Hazard Reduction and Forest Health Program $ 15,000,000 $ 30,030,182
Friends of Camp St. Basil Society & Order of St. Basil the Great Demolish and re-construct camp $ 585,140 $ 1,507,364
Friends of Medalta Society Upgrade national historic site $ 3,046,920 $ 4,239,523
Gleichen and District Agricultural Society Upgrade campground $ 25,415 $ 31,439
Grande Prairie Farmers' Market Society Upgrade farmers’ market $ 559,257 $ 727,263
Growing Power Hairy Hill Limited Partnership Support anaerobic digestion and bio-utility project $ 4,143,000 $ 14,155,360
Hazel Bluff Community Agricultural Society (A Div. of The Westlock Ag. Society) Demolish and reconstruct community hall $ 365,000 $ 1,091,546
High Prairie Seed Cleaning Co-Op Limited Construct plant $ 2,004,700 $ 3,607,578
Hinton Wood Products, Division of West Fraser Mills Ltd. Upgrade campground $ 254,300 $ 407,501
Ion Print Solutions Expand print shop $ 5,330,000 $ 12,684,000
Kikino Metis Settlement Tourism development $ 465,983 $ 995,469
La Crete Agricultural Society  Repair heritage village $ 53,240 $ 92,981
La Crete Ferry Campground Society Upgrade and expand campground   $ 188,490 $ 291,439
Lethbridge Economic Development Initiative Society Construct Technology Commercialization Centre $ 4,394,349 $ 5,781,778
Mackenzie County Expand campground $ 246,180 $ 332,675
Medicine River Wildlife Centre Upgrade trails $ 36,712 $ 61,186
Newell Recycling Association Construct regional recycling centre $ 743,721 $ 1,487,831
Olds College Construct horticultural centre $ 2,600,000 $ 7,302,090
Palliser Lumber Sales Ltd. Construct rail spur amd trans-load facility $ 468,787 $ 868,126
Red Deer Regional Airport Authority Expand de-icing facility $ 49,183 $ 351,305
Rosebud School of the Arts Renovate school of the arts $ 2,000,000 $ 3,683,123
Shadow Light Canada Productions Ltd. Develop educational program $ 10,485
$ 32,006
Silver Sage Agricultural Society Construct Multi-purpose centre $ 238,155 $ 363,835
Sustainable Resource Development Upgrade infrastructure $ 5,925,000 $ 10,988,319
Sustainable Resource Development Mountain Pine Beetle treatment and impact mitigation $ 10,369,405 $ 50,102,797
The Governors of the University of Alberta Develop brick garden pathway $ 150,000 $ 340,386
Town of Canmore Construct pedestrian crossing underpass $ 2,991,307 $ 4,464,637
Town of Drayton Valley Community pride and enhancement initiative $ 675,000 $ 1,035,012
Town of High Level Construct public works maintenance facility $ 2,380,338 $ 2,817,994
Town of Ponoka Develop community centre $ 237,441 $ 488,454
Town of Slave Lake Tourism enhancements $ 443,000 $ 741,742
Town of Sundre  Support Environmental Assessment and Engineering Study $ 84,400 $ 94,351
Town of Swan Hills Campground expansion and upgrades $ 458,140 $ 550,529