My Big Alberta Backyard
Alberta is a great place to live. It’s a big beautiful province full of all kinds of natural wonders. This is where we introduce you to the diversity of wildlife, and unique and interesting wild spaces, that are part of your Big Alberta Backyard.
Badlands are a dry, rugged landscape where prehistoric rocks erode out from the hillsides. In Alberta, the most famous badlands are along the Red Deer River. There’s another, smaller area of badlands up north near Grande Prairie: the Kleskun Hills.Read More
BY KATRINE KONOPNICKI
The Inglewood Bird Sanctuary (IBS) is part of a network of 92 Federal Migratory Bird Sanctuaries across Canada. It’s unique because it’s one of the only bird sanctuaries inside a city. It’s also one of the smallest at 36 hectares. Being a Migratory Bird Sanctuary gives this area special protection with strict rules to keep the area as natural as possible.Read More
The Beaver Hill Biosphere Reserve is a unique area located east of Edmonton in the knob and kettle transition zone between parkland and boreal regions.Read More
The Waterton Biosphere Reserve is located in southwestern Alberta, where the prairies meet the Rocky Mountains. Find out what a biosphere reserve is and what type of wildlife you will find in Waterton!Read More
The Grande Prairie Trumpeter Swan IBA is located near the city of Grande Prairie in the Saskatoon Island Provincial Park, just a quick 25-minute drive from the city centre. It has several lakes that many species of birds call home every year.Read More
Nature Alberta's 50th Anniversary
In celebration of Nature Alberta’s 50th Anniversary year, through April 2021, Individual Nature Alberta Lifetime Memberships are only $10! Nature needs our help now more than ever — and there’s never been a better time to show your support!
Nature Alberta is incorporated as the Federation of Alberta Naturalists under the Alberta Societies Act and is a registered charitable organization.