Friday, September 9th
Join famous Bison Expert and artist Wes Olson to celebrate the launch of his new book!Read More
Sept 10, 2022
Come celebrate the release of the 2nd Edition of Rare Vascular Plants of Alberta with a free book signing!Read More
Join Nature Central for their September Presentation: Celebrating Our Wild Alberta Parklands.
Sept 22, 7:00 pmRead More
Join the Beaverhill Bird Observatory for an exclusive evening of Owl Banding!
Every Thursday – Sunday from mid-September to October.Read More
Join Weaselhead and Glenmore Park Preservation Society to help remove Spotted Knapweed along the river’s edge.Read More
BY LU CARBYN
Ecosystems change over time without any tampering by humankind. Human impacts, however, have caused massive changes over a short period of time that have resulted in serious environmental concerns, including loss of biodiversity.1 We are all aware of the global issues of habitat loss and wildlife extinction around the world, which call for intervention and leadership from governments, academics, and researchers. However, we do not need to look so far as the destruction of tropical forests of Brazil or Borneo; we can see these issues right here in Alberta.Read More
BY LORNE FITCH
In the heat dome and severe low flows of 2021, our canoe left smears of colour on several barely submerged boulders of one of Alberta’s prairie rivers. These low water levels had me reflecting on the recent scheme by southern Alberta’s irrigation sector to expand irrigated acreage. I thought of the old hymn, “Shall we Gather at the River.”Read More
BY RICHARD SCHNEIDER
As naturalists, we love to watch wildlife, but if we want wild species to remain viable we need to actively contribute to their conservation.
Tues, April 12 at 7 PM
The Boreal Centre for Bird Conservation is now open for the winter!Read More
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