Two adult coyotes.
Two coyotes at home in one of Calgary's natural areas. TONY LE PRIEUR

Keep Those Wily Urban Coyotes Wild!

22 January 2021


I began studying urban coyotes a little over a decade ago because Alberta’s cities, like virtually every city in North America, have seen a steady increase in reports of urban coyotes over time.

Can Smartphones Kill Trout?

1 November 2020


Unlike birders, we fish lovers can seldom go to a lake or river and simply “see” a fish. To see one, we usually need to catch it. The question is: can occasional losses from catch-and-release fishing be safely ignored or are they a cause for concern?

It turns out that this question is harder to answer than one might expect.

A Dangerous Man with a Dangerous Concept – Brad Stelfox

1 November 2020


Over time there have been some notably dangerous men and women who have confronted the status quo, toppled conventional thinking, debunked ideologies, and pried off our blinders. Dr. Brad Stelfox is one of these individuals and cumulative effects assessment is the idea he is advancing.

Recovery of Ord’s Kangaroo Rats on the Suffield National Wildlife Area

30 April 2020


Kangaroo rats get their name from their large back legs and feet that they use to hop in a fashion reminiscent of Australian kangaroos. They are sometimes confused with the smaller western jumping mouse, which is also a hind foot jumper.


snow puffs on spruce branches

Tree Identification Snowshoe at Allison Chinook Provincial Recreation Area

3 March 2021

Crowsnest Conservation Society Fundraiser
Sat, Mar 6 at 9 AM, 10:30 AM, or 12 PM

Edmonton Nature Club Speaker Series: Canada’s Grassland Birds

1 March 2021

March 12th at 7 PM

Saw-whet Owl

Edmonton Nature Club Bird Study: Owl’s of Alberta

1 March 2021

March 18 at 7 PM

ANPC Winter Plant Study Webinars: Growing Native Plants

1 March 2021

March 11th, 2021

32nd Alberta Native Plant Council Virtual Workshop

Alberta Native Plant Council – Annual Workshop

28 February 2021

March 20, 2021

Zack Dempsey holding a songbird

Red Deer River Naturalists Speaker Night: Lancet Liver Fluke, Invasive Parasite

28 February 2021

March 25 at 7:30 PM

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Nature Calgary – Speaker Series: Kananaskis Country Ecology Program

20 February 2021

Mar 17 at 7:30 PM

Buffalo Lake Nature Club

Buffalo Lake Nature Club: Monthly Meetings

18 February 2021

3rd Thursday of every month at 7 PM

Winter Bird Feeder Maze Activity

10 February 2021

Download and print this fun activity sheet to help this winter bird find its way to the bird feeder!

Youth inspired art in nature

Inspired by Nature: Youth Art Exibition – Call for Artists

10 February 2021

Friends of Helen Schuler Nature Centre Society
Feb 10 – Sept 15, 2021

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