Monthly Archives: October 2018

Exciting news happening in the CRAZ region!

On October 1st, 2018, the CRAZ Portable Air Monitoring Laboratory (PAML) was stationed at Mitford Park in Cochrane, Alberta, the PAML will produce real-time data on air quality and provide information on potential health risks using the Air Quality Health Index (AQHI) indicator.

To launch this exciting new project we are inviting members of the community of Cochrane and area to join us in celebration and air quality education.

Regional Air Quality Monitoring Kick-Off

November 28th, 2018

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Day’s Inn, 5 Westside Drive, Cochrane, Alberta

Mitford Business room

Join us for speeches, a tour of the monitoring station (located in Mitford park, bring comfy walking shoes), air quality education, treats and coffee.

This event is free!  If you have any questions please contact Tanya Carlson at 403-968-5522 or email

For more information on the PAML Deployment Plan, Monitoring Message and FAQ’s please visit


An Overview of Air Quality Management in Alberta Submitted by Emily Taylor, Alberta Environment and Parks Member of the CRAZ Air Quality Management Planning Committee In 2012, ministers of the environment from all provinces and territories in Canada, with the exception of Quebec*, agreed to implement the national Air Quality Management System (AQMS) to manage… Continue Reading