Upgrades to Range 8 - Garrison Wainwright

The Department of National Defence (DND) has proposed a project which involves improvements to the existing Range 8 facility at Garrison Wainwright. Construction is proposed for July to November 2022. Project activities include:

  • Vegetation and soil stripping
  • Re-grading of firing positions and bullet stops
  • Re-contouring of areas between firing positions
  • Screening of sand at bullet stops
  • Demolition and reconstruction of the sentry building
  • Installation of self-healing membrane liners at bullet stops
  • Removal and replacement of existing signs, stakes and range markers
  • Reestablishment of vegetation

Latest update

June 20, 2023— The Department of National Defence issued its Notice of Determination and determined that the project is not likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects.



Key documents

Key documents
Document Number Document Title File Date
2 Notice of Determination - June 20, 2023


Department of National Defence
Roy Simpson, Project Manager, Real Property Operations Unit (West) Detachment Wainwright
Real Property Operations Unit (West) Detachment Wainwright
Denwood, Alberta T0B 1B0
Telephone: 780-842-1363 ext. 1308
Email: roy.simpson@forces.gc.ca

  • Location

    • Garrison Wainwright (Alberta)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Maintenance activities (fences, walls)
    • Soil management
  • Assessment Status

  • Start Date

  • Proponent

    Department of National Defence
  • Authorities

    • Department of National Defence
  • Assessment Type

    Project on federal lands
  • Reference Number


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...within 200 kilometres
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