RADF Investment: $1,100,858
Other Investment: $572,050
Total Investment: $1,672,908
Project Period: October 2011 - December 2013
This project aims to create an experiential ecotourism prodcut in Alberta's Willmore Wilderness Park, located southwest of Grande Cache. Engaging Traditions for Economic Growth will enhance the marketability and profile of the park, bringing in tourists and creating economic opportunities for the traditional businesses - guiding, outfitting and backcountry lodges - operating in and adjacent to the 4,600 sq. kilometre wilderness area. Focusing on transitioning traditional businesses into the global economy, this project will build on the region's unique story, history, traditions and natural resources creating a marketable regional brand through multimedia productions, training videos and social media development.
Expected Outcomes and Benefits
All projects go through a selection process to ensure they will improce the quality of life for Albertans. This project meets this objective through the following outcomes and benefits: