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Grizzly Hunt

By Steph Weizenbach / 13 July 2024

Nature Alberta opposes the changes to the Wildlife Regulation Act and the introduction of a Grizzly Bear hunt. We encourage individuals to voice their concern.

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The Recovery of Trumpeter Swans in Alberta

By Steph Weizenbach / 26 March 2024

Recorded Presentation
Speaker: Nick Carter
Host: Saskatchewan Prairie Conservation Action Plan

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Mission: Monarch Migration

By Nature Kids / 18 March 2024

Come learn about monarch butterflies and the journey the go on every year!

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Winter Bug Count at Kerry Wood Nature Centre

By Nature Kids / 30 January 2024

Nature Alberta & Kerry Wood Nature Centre
Red Deer, AB
Sat, Feb 3 from 1-3 PM

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Winter Bug Count at the Edmonton Valley Zoo

By Steph Weizenbach / 24 January 2023

Volunteer Opportunity
Nature Alberta & Edmonton Valley Zoo
Sat, Feb 11 from 1-3 PM

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Diminished Chorus: The Decline of Grassland Birds

By Steph Weizenbach / 3 October 2022

BY NANCY MAHONY

Few people are lucky enough to experience the dawn chorus on Alberta’s native grasslands — a bewildering concert of ringing trills, melodious gurgles, and jumbled songs. I’ve had the good fortune to do so on many May and June mornings, as a biologist researching grassland songbirds at one of Canada’s largest remaining native prairies, the Suffield National Wildlife Area near Medicine Hat.

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Wes Olson Presentation & Book Signing

By Nature Kids / 22 August 2022

Friday, September 9th

Join famous Bison Expert and artist Wes Olson to celebrate the launch of his new book!

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Death by “Data Deficient”: The Disappearance of Wolverines in Alberta’s Eastern Slopes

By Steph Weizenbach / 22 July 2022

BY GILLIAN CHOW-FRASER

Olaus Murie once wrote, “I wonder if there is another inhabitant of northern wilderness that so excites the imagination.”1 The species he was referring to? None other than the wolverine.

More than 60 years later, the same thought ran through my mind as I tracked through the foothills of Alberta’s Rocky Mountains. Would this be the day? Would I be able to catch even a brief glimpse of a wolverine’s bushy tail in the distance?

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Flying Buffalo: Establishing new bison populations via air transport

By Steph Weizenbach / 5 April 2022

Tues, April 12 at 7 PM
Registration required

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What Happened to the Northern Leopard Frog?

By Steph Weizenbach / 28 January 2022

BY LAURA SOUTHWELL
The northern leopard frog is an iconic amphibian, likely the very image that comes to mind when you hear the word “frog.” This once ubiquitous resident of prairie wetlands has faced an ongoing struggle against a changing and increasingly human-centric environment.

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