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Good Moms Are Sometimes Bad Neighbours

FROM: Crowsnest Conservation WildEd Few things are as ‘aawwhh-inspiring’ as a spotted deer fawn bounding nimbly in play. But nothing seems as helpless as a lone fawn curled up in the undergrowth. Yet rarely are these fawns truly abandoned or orphaned. Rather the spot was specifically chosen by the mother as secure habitat within herContinue Reading

Another Successful May Species Count for Crowsnest Conservation

FROM: Crowsnest Conservation Birding Committee On May 24 and 25 enthusiastic birders took part in the 12th annual Crowsnest Pass May Species Count organized by Crowsnest Conservation Society’s birding committee. On the first day of the count thirteen volunteers braved powerful winds to count birds and mammals in an area extending from Summit Lake atContinue Reading

Ed Gregor Stewardship Day

FROM: Crowsnest Conservation Crowsnest Conservation Society joined other groups and community members for the 2017 Ed Gregor Stewardship Day on June 3. CCS organized a riverbank cleanup and tackled the following areas: the IGA parking lot along Blairmore Creek, Gold Creek from FasGas to Crowsnest River, the Community Walking Trail from IGA to the BlairmoreContinue Reading

Crowsnest Outdoors

FROM: Crowsnest Conservation If you are looking for a great, welcoming group to get outdoors and explore the Crowsnest Pass region with, check out the Crowsnest Outdoors Club! Each spring to fall they organize a variety of hikes – to different places and with different levels of difficulties. To learn more, click here. Reading

Beauvais Lake Provincial Park Speaker Series

FROM: Alberta Parks From mussel sniffing dogs, to live birds of prey, this years Beauvais Lake Speaker Series is going to be fun and interesting. On Saturday, July 1 the series begins with the Alberta Birds of Prey Centre!  Everyone is welcome to this outdoor event, scheduled every Saturday at 8 p.m. at the Amphitheatre inContinue Reading

Bringing Ecological Knowledge to our Transportation Infrastructure

FROM: Sierra Club of Canada Sierra Club’s Wanda Baxter reports on her experience at the International Conference on Ecology and Transportation Conference in Salt Lake City – and the new collaborative opportunities created and connections made for our Watch for Wildlife program.   To read more, click here. Reading

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

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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