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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 birds@crowsnestconservation.ca 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

Birdhouse Basics

FROM: Crowsnest Conservation Birding Committee Thinking of installing a birdhouse in your backyard so you can observe avian family life? Like our homes, birdhouses must meet standards in order to be safe for occupancy. Please learn about the necessary requirements HERE (see the link below). Any birdhouse you purchase should also be built to theseContinue Reading

Northern Leopard Frog Project

FROM: Waterton Biosphere Reserve The Waterton Biosphere Reserve (WBR) is excited to share with you a NEW PROJECT aimed at northern leopard frog conservation and awareness.   Beginning in April 2017 the WBR invites you to share your northern leopard frog stories and observations with us (both past and present) so we can help identifyContinue Reading

It’s Less Than Two Weeks Away… Sign-up or Renew Your Membership TODAY!

FROM: Oldman Watershed Council OWC membership is open to any interested individuals, organizations, municipalities, and irrigation districts that are located, works or plays within the Oldman Watershed Basin.  To learn more, click here.   http://oldmanwatershed.ca/membershipContinue Reading

What Is With The Development In The Castle Parks?

FROM: Oldman Watershed Council The province recently announced that it would be investing $20 million into the MD of Pincher Creek in order to extend a waterline from Cowley out to Beaver Mines and the Castle Ski Hill – and pave a stretch of Highway 774 out to the Castle Mountain Resort. To read more, clickContinue Reading

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Phone: (403) 753-2040
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