Fish Creek Provincial Park

Activities & Events

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  • Fish Creek Summer Tour Series July 2nd

      JulyJuly  02, 2019
    • Fish Creek Provincial Park – Summer Series Tours July & August 2019

      This summer discover the natural wonders of Fish Creek Provincial Park. Bring your family and friends and join us as we explore this beautiful valley.

      Come prepared for the weather and easy walking. Bring sunscreen, water, hat, bug spray, binoculars, walking shoes and a camera if you wish.

      Flowers and Flyers

      Tuesday, July 2nd

       7:00 p.m.—9:00 p.m.

      Hull’s Wood (Located off Bow Bottom Trail SE)

      Stroll along the “Stream Changes Trail” with Education Coordinator, Roland Kirzinger. We will explore the worlds of flowers and insects and see where they sometimes collide.

    Where:  Fish Creek PP
    When: 7:00 PM
    Registration: 

    To register: Call - 403 297-7927 or

    Email - roland.kirzinger@gov.ab.ca

    Fee:  By Donation ($5 recommended all proceeds go to the Friends of Fish Creek in support of education programs)
     
  • Fish Creek Summer Tour Series July 9th

      JulyJuly  09, 2019
    • Fish Creek Provincial Park – Summer Series Tours July & August 2019

      This summer discover the natural wonders of Fish Creek Provincial Park. Bring your family and friends and join us as we explore this beautiful valley.

      Come prepared for the weather and easy walking. Bring sunscreen, water, hat, bug spray, binoculars, walking shoes and a camera if you wish.

      The Grasslands of Glenbow

      Tuesday, July 9th

       9:30 a.m.—12:00 noon

      Meet in the main parking area—Glenbow Ranch Provincial Park (Off Highway 2A east of Cochrane)

      Join Park Ecologist, Karen Anderson to explore the amazing and beautiful landscapes of Glenbow Ranch Provincial Park. Be prepared for a longer walk and be sure to bring water and a hat.

    Where:  Fish Creek PP
    When: 9:30 AM
    Registration: 

    To register: Call - 403 297-7927 or

    Email - roland.kirzinger@gov.ab.ca

    Fee:  By donation (suggested $5 per person, all proceeds go to the Friends of Fish Creek to support education programs in the park).
     
  • Fish Creek Summer Tour Series July 16th

      JulyJuly  16, 2019
    • Fish Creek Provincial Park – Summer Series Tours July & August 2019

      This summer discover the natural wonders of Fish Creek Provincial Park. Bring your family and friends and join us as we explore this beautiful valley.

      Come prepared for the weather and easy walking. Bring sunscreen, water, hat, bug spray, binoculars, walking shoes and a camera if you wish.

      Water Wonders 1

      Tuesday, July 16th

      10:00 am—12:00 pm

      Fish Creek Environmental Learning Centre (Shannon Terrace Day Use Area)

      Ever wondered what lurks below the surface of a pond? Join us and find out. We will supply dip nets and buckets to explore this amazing underwater realm

       

    Where:  Fish Creek PP
    When: 10:00 AM
    Registration: 

    To register: Call - 403 297-7926 or

    Email - claire.petursson@gov.ab.ca

    Fee:  By donation (suggested $5 per person, all proceeds go to the Friends of Fish Creek to support education programs in the park).
     
  • Parks Day - Fish Creek

      JulyJuly  20, 2019
    • Come celebrate Parks Day from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm! We'll have activities for kids as well as performances and displays, including:

      • Children’s area and inflatable slide
      • Michelle and Peter – the Juggling Clowns
      • Rattle and Strum, awarding-winning and nationally recognized local family performers
      • Bud Edgar – Joker and Trick Roper
      • Sheila Edgar – Ventriloquist and Trick Roper
      • Michela Sheedy – Local Musician and Performer
      • Many displays by environment-related (and other) organizations, including Alberta Parks
      • Alberta Institute for Wildlife Conservation
      • Alberta Native Plant Council
      • Alberta Parks
      • Calgary Public Library
      • Calgary River Forum Society
      • Calgary Wildlife Rehabilitation Society
      • CAWST
      • City of Calgary Water Resources
      • CPAWS SAB
      • Glenbow Ranch Park Foundation
      • Green Calgary
      • HappyHealthy50
      • Juice Plus Canada
      • Miistakis Institute
      • Rocky Mountain Adaptive
      • Rocky Mountain Eagle Research Foundation
      • The Nature Conservancy of Canada
      • Trout Unlimited Canada
    Where:  Bow Valley Ranch Day Use
    When: 11:00 AM
    Fee:  Free
     
  • Fish Creek Summer Tour Series August 6th

      AugAugust  06, 2019
    • Fish Creek Provincial Park – Summer Series Tours July & August 2019

      This summer discover the natural wonders of Fish Creek Provincial Park. Bring your family and friends and join us as we explore this beautiful valley.

      Come prepared for the weather and easy walking. Bring sunscreen, water, hat, bug spray, binoculars, walking shoes and a camera if you wish.

      Water Wonders 2

      Tuesday, August 6th

      1:00 p.m.—3:00 pm

      Fish Creek Environmental Learning Centre (Shannon Terrace Day Use Area)

      Ever wondered what lurks below the surface of a pond? Join us and find out. We will supply dip nets and buckets to explore this amazing underwater

    Where:  Fish Creek PP
    When: 1:00 PM
    Registration: 

    To register: Call - 403 297-7927 or

    Email - roland.kirzinger@gov.ab.ca

    Fee:  By donation (suggested $5 per person, all proceeds go to the Friends of Fish Creek to support education programs in the park).
     
  • Fish Creek Summer Tour Series August 13th

      AugAugust  13, 2019
    • Fish Creek Provincial Park – Summer Series Tours July & August 2019

      This summer discover the natural wonders of Fish Creek Provincial Park. Bring your family and friends and join us as we explore this beautiful valley.

      Come prepared for the weather and easy walking. Bring sunscreen, water, hat, bug spray, binoculars, walking shoes and a camera if you wish.

      People and Plants

      Tuesday, August 13th

      7:00 p.m.—9:00 pm

      Votier’s Flats (South end of Elbow Dr. SW)

      Explore the world of ethnobotany and learn of historic uses of native plants. Learn to identify common trees and shrubs of the park too.

    Where:  Fish Creek PP
    When: 7:00 PM
    Registration: 

    To register: Call - 403 297-7927 or

    Email - roland.kirzinger@gov.ab.ca

    Fee:  By donation (suggested $5 per person, all proceeds go to the Friends of Fish Creek to support education programs in the park).
     
  • Fish Creek Summer Tour Series August 20th

      AugAugust  20, 2019
    • Fish Creek Provincial Park – Summer Series Tours July & August 2019

      This summer discover the natural wonders of Fish Creek Provincial Park. Bring your family and friends and join us as we explore this beautiful valley.

      Come prepared for the weather and easy walking. Bring sunscreen, water, hat, bug spray, binoculars, walking shoes and a camera if you wish.

      Birding Basics

      Tuesday, August 20th

       7:00 p.m.—9:00 pm

      Rotary Nature Park (Past Mackenzie Meadows Golf Course)

      Join Education Coordinator, Roland Kirzinger for an evening birding tour. Learn the basics of bird identification and a bit about the tools of the trade.

    Where:  Fish Creek PP
    When: 7:00 PM
    Registration: 

    To register: Call - 403 297-7927 or

    Email - roland.kirzinger@gov.ab.ca

    Fee:  By donation (suggested $5 per person, all proceeds go to the Friends of Fish Creek to support education programs in the park).
     
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