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Stewardship Showcase – Eagle Point-Blue Rapids Parks Council

FROM: Land Stewardship Centre Blue Rapids Provincial Recreation Area, which runs along approximately 30 km of the North Saskatchewan River, contains many kilometers of unmanaged off-highway vehicle (ATV) trails. These trails traverse several wetland and watercourse features in the river’s riparian ecosystem. The current layout and extensive use of these trails has resulted in severeContinue Reading

Alberta Fisheries Management – The Science of Fish

FROM: Alberta Environment and Parks Anglers in Alberta experience world-class fishing today, but this was not always the case. To read more, click here.   https://albertaep.wordpress.com/2017/07/14/alberta-fisheries-management-the-science-of-fish/Continue Reading

Managing Grizzlies in Alberta

FROM: Alberta Environment and Parks Since 2010, Alberta has managed grizzly bears as a Threatened species. The objective is to increase the number of grizzlies on the landscape while reducing risks to people.  Efforts focus on measuring and monitoring grizzly bear population health and managing and mitigating human-bear conflicts.   To read more, click here.   https://albertaep.wordpress.com/2017/07/12/managing-grizzlies-in-alberta/Continue Reading

Low-impact travel tips

FROM: Nature Conservancy of Canada While you’re out exploring all that Canada’s nature has to offer, minimize your impact on the land with these nature-friendly travel principles by Leave No Trace Canada. To see the infographic, click here.   https://aaf1a18515da0e792f78-c27fdabe952dfc357fe25ebf5c8897ee.ssl.cf5.rackcdn.com/1803/Leave-no-trace-final—english.jpg?v=1500323609000Continue Reading

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.   https://www.facebook.com/1437916483178287/photos/a.1443457242624211.1073741828.1437916483178287/1672535929716340/?type=3&theaterContinue 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.   http://www.sierraclub.ca/en/Bringing-Ecological-Knowledge-to-our-Transportation-InfrastructureContinue Reading

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