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Bringing Beavers Back to the Cross Conservation Area – Site Visit #2

Our first visit to the Cross Conservation Area Pine Creek watershed was back in June. Against a backdrop of tall, green grass and leafy trees, a multitude of insects, toads and birds blessed us with natural "music" over the course of the day. Things were a lot quieter during our second visit to the site,…

Bringing Beavers Back to the Cross Conservation Area – Site Visit #1

Earlier this week I had the privilege and pleasure of accompanying fifty grade 7 students from the Calgary Science School as they headed into the field to collect some baseline observations prior to the reintroduction of beavers to the Pine Creek watershed at the Ann and Sandy Cross Conservation Area. The Ann and Sandy Cross…

Frozen shore of Glenmore Reservoir

Winter Walk Day 2012

A few weeks ago, I stumbled across the details For Winter Walk Day 2012 - Wednesday, February 8. In 2011, more than 100,000 Albertans reported participating in this program, intended to encourage Albertans to head outside to exercise, even in wintry weather. This year's sponsors / promoters (which include Safe Healthy Active People Everywhere (SHAPE),…