Make a Snow Fort

By Nature Kids / 25 October 2023

Discover why some animals spend the winter under the snow by building your own snow fort!

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Christmas Bird Count for Kids – Calgary 2022

By Nature Kids / 28 November 2022

Saturday, Dec 17 in Calgary

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Kid and Family Programs at the Helen Schuler Nature Centre

By Nature Kids / 2 November 2022

Nov – Dec

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Winter Reopening!

By Nature Kids / 7 February 2022

The Boreal Centre for Bird Conservation is now open for the winter!

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How do bears hibernate?

By Nature Kids / 9 November 2020

How do bears survive the winter? Find out more!

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Bohemian Waxwings

By Susan / 15 January 2020


It is always a treat when a winter flock of Bohemian Waxwings suddenly descends on the cotoneaster bushes in our yard. No matter the weather, their constant trilling fills the air and they devour the berries with great flourish. Although always in constant motion, they usually allow close approach – a photographer’s delight!

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