Crowsnest Conservation Society

Crowsnest Conservation Society is a charitable organization based in Crowsnest Pass, Alberta, devoted to working together with community partners to ensure a healthy future for the natural environment and the people and wildlife that live in it.

Latest News

Project Clean Up

FROM: Crowsnest Outdoors, Spry and Crowsnest Café Crowsnest Outdoors, with Spry and Crowsnest Café, are collaborating on a new initiative called Project Clean Up. When you clean up garbage, enter to in monthly prizes! See all details in the attached poster. Great program to take part in while you exploring the outdoors!Continue Reading

When Birds Become Vicious

FROM: Crowsnest Conservation WildEd A glimpse of movement at the periphery of your vision while you are on your favourite trail through the trees. A sharp and fast-approaching ‘kee-kee-kee-kee’ call. The whoosh of feathers just above your head. And suddenly you are simultaneously diving for cover and searching the sky. No, this isn’t a sceneContinue Reading

Castle Provincial Park

FROM: Alberta Parks Castle Provincial Park information is now posted on the website.  There are park guides available for download from this website as well. Click here to head to the link. Reading

UROC Trail Work Day

FROM: United Riders of Crowsnest This coming Saturday June 3 is one of our big trail work days and as usual, there is lots to do. The event is run as part of Crowsnest Forest Stewardship Society’s (CFSS) Ed Gregor Day. CFSS provide a free breakfast and supper as well as prizes.  Details and scheduleContinue Reading

Camping in Castle Provincial Park

FROM: Alberta Environment and Parks If you’re looking for an amazing camping experience this summer, visit Alberta’s newest provincial park, Castle Provincial Park!   There are four excellent, but basic campgrounds are available at Beaver Mines Lake, Castle Bridge, Castle Falls and Lynx Creek. These have fire pits, vault toilets, garbage services and well gravelledContinue Reading

OWC and The Castle-Input Based on Consensus

FROM: Oldman Watershed Council There has been a lot of talk going around lately … talk about the Castle Parks. Some are thrilled about the Draft Castle Parks Management Plan others, not so much. So what about the Oldman Watershed Council? Where does the OWC “stand”? In an effort to be open and transparent, we have includedContinue Reading

Living with Wildlife Movie

Living with Wildlife Movie FROM: WildSmart The 25-minute documentary entitled ‘Living with Wildlife’ premiered in Canmore on May 3, 2017 and is now available to view online!  The film illustrates how there is a culture around living with wildlife in the Bow Valley, described as the busiest place in the world where people and grizzly bears continueContinue Reading

Tradeshow Thank you

FROM: Crowsnest Conservation A big thank you to everyone who volunteered at this year’s Outdoor Adventure and Lifestyle Show! We appreciate all of your support!Continue Reading

13th Annual Crowsnest Pass May Species Count

Event by: Crowsnest Conservation Birding Committee Join Crowsnest Conservation Society as we count birds, butterflies, mammals, amphibians and reptiles. Dates: May 24 and 25. Wednesday, May 24 – Crowsnest Pass from Summit Lake to Burmis Lake. Contact Merilyn at to join a group. Meet at 12906-19 Ave at 2:00 p.m. for a potluck andContinue Reading

As Hungry As A Bear After Hibernation? Maybe Even More So…

FROM: Crowsnest Conservation WildED How do you wake up every day? Chipper and sunny, ready to tackle any task after breakfast? Or do you stumble your way to the coffeemaker and wake up slowly, not ready to even think about eating until around 10am?   Bears will typically emerge from winter hibernation in April andContinue Reading

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Mail:     P.O. Box 242, Crowsnest Pass, AB, T0K 0E0
Office:  12707-20 Avenue, Crowsnest Pass, AB
Phone: (403) 753-2040