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  • Summer Series: Park After Dark

    July  03, 2018


    • Gear up for a humorous and informative guided hike to discover reproductive strategies and the mating rituals of our local flora and fauna.

    • Suitable for ages 16 and up.

    • Come prepared for the weather and walking (easy trails). Bring sunscreen, water, hat, bug spray, binoculars, walking shoes and a camera.

     

    Where:  Fish Creek Environmental Learning Centre
    When: 7:00 PM
    Registration: 

    To register, email: Shalane.friesen@gov.ab.ca or call: 403-297-7927

    Fee:  By donation (suggested $2.00 per person)
     
  • Nature for Newcomers –It’s a Park-a-palooza!

    July  07, 2018


    Come and enjoy:

    • Hiking tours with Canadian Parks and Wilderness
    • Activities to learn how to hike, camp and stay safe in parks
    • Roasting s’mores over a campfire
    • Learning about local plants and animals

     

    Fee:  A FREE Family event – No registration necessary
    More Info: 

    For more information contact Shalane Friesen at 403.297.7927 or fishcreek.education@gov.ab.ca

     
  • Summer Series: Yeehaw! History Tour of Fish Creek

    July  10, 2018


    • Celebrate and connect to our cowboy history during Stampede week.
    • Hear the stories and secrets of one of the sponsors of Calgary’s annual festival, Senator Patrick Burns!
    • Come prepared for the weather and walking (easy trails). Bring sunscreen, water, hat, bug spray, binoculars, walking shoes and a camera.
    Where:  Bow Valley Ranch Day Use
    When: 7:00 PM
    Registration: 

    To register, email: Shalane.friesen@gov.ab.ca or call: 403-297-7927

    Fee:  By donation (suggested $2.00 per person).
     
  • Summer Series: Predator Prowl !

    July  17, 2018


    • Weasels and cougars and bears, oh my! 
    • Join park staff for a 1.5 hour walk on the wild side to learn more about the carnivores of Fish Creek Provincial Park.
    • Come prepared for the weather and walking (easy trails). Bring sunscreen, water, hat, bug spray, binoculars, walking shoes and a camera.

    Where:  Bebo Grove Day Use
    When: 7:00 PM
    Registration: 

    To register, email: Shalane.friesen@gov.ab.ca or call: 403-297-7927

    Fee:  By donation (suggested $2.00 per person).
     
  • Summer Series: Glenbow Ranch Tour

    July  24, 2018


    • Nestled between Calgary and Cochrane, Glenbow Ranch offers spectacular views of the mountains.
    • Join the Park Stewards for a guided tour about this unique and tranquil park.
    • Come prepared for the weather and walking (easy trails). Bring sunscreen, water, hat, bug spray, binoculars, walking shoes and a camera.

    Where:  Glenbow Ranch Provinical Park
    When: 7:00 PM
    Registration: 

    To register, email: ExperienceGlenbow@grpf.ca

    Fee:  By donation (suggested $2.00 per person).
     
  • Summer Series: Birds of a Feather

    July  31, 2018


    • Join Environmental Education specialist Roland Kirzinger for an evening birding tour.
    • Learn about birds of the riverine forest and summer residents and nesters of Fish Creek.
    • Come prepared for the weather and walking (easy trails). Bring sunscreen, water, hat, bug spray, binoculars, walking shoes and a camera.

    Where:  Votiers Flats Day Use
    When: 7:00 PM
    Registration: 

    To register, email: roland.kirzinger@gov.ab.ca or call: 403-297-7927

    Fee:  By donation (suggested $2.00 per person).
     
  • Summer Series: Mini Park Explorers!

    Aug  14, 2018


    • Does your wiggly, squiggly preschool or kinder kid love nature?
    • Prepare for an adventure in the park with stories, craft, games and a scavenger hunt!
    • Two sessions: 9:00- 10:30 am OR 1:00 pm- 2:30 pm
    Where:  Bow Valley Ranch Day Use
    When: 9:00 AM
    Registration: 

    To register, email: Shalane.friesen@gov.ab.ca or call: 403-297-7927

    Fee:  By donation (suggested $2.00 per person).
     
  • Summer Series: Brown Lowery Day Hike

    Aug  25, 2018


    • Enjoy this hidden gem nestled in the foothills with an interpretive guided hike.
    • This tour will be longer and on steeper terrain than the usual summer tour.
    • Be sure to bring a lunch, water and wear sturdy shoes.
    Where:  Brown Lowery Provincial Park
    When: 10:00 AM
    Registration: 

    To register, email: Shalane.friesen@gov.ab.ca or call: 403-297-7927

    Fee:  By donation (suggested $2.00 per person).
     
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