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FROM: Crowsnest Conservation Crowsnest Conservation WildEd has bear-resistant garbage bins available for a free loan.  This time of the year, bear activity in the community is increased as the bears fill up for the winter months, causing an increase in bear-in-garbage conflicts. If you lack a secure place to store your garbage, please contact ElizabethContinue Reading

Highway 3

FROM: Crowsnest Conservation Crowsnest Conservation Society is wanting to hear from our members regarding the Highway 3 Planning Process. Please send your comments on the Highway 3 Expansion Project to What are you concerns, your values, your thoughts? We appreciate your input as we develop a Position Statement on this.Continue Reading

Trail Signage Project

FROM: Crowsnest Conservation Crowsnest Conservation is working with Crowsnest Outdoors and other community partners to develop a trail signage program in Crowsnest Pass. We will have some more news to share by the end of September on this developing project.Continue Reading

Winged Wonders of the Night

FROM: Crowsnest Conservation WildEd “Eye of newt, and toe of frog, Wool of bat, and tongue of dog” Stories, myths, and ancient legends, including this witches’ brew recipe from Shakespeare’s Macbeth, have long characterized bats as evil creatures of the night. But bats hardly deserve this reputation – many ecosystems would suffer greatly without theContinue 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. 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

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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