Campbell property, Cooking Lake Moraine, Alberta (Photo by NCC)

Campbell property, Cooking Lake Moraine, Alberta (Photo by NCC)

Beaver Hills Biosphere Day

Saturday, September 14, 2019

Help us celebrate the Beaver Hills Biosphere.

The Beaver Hills is an island of boreal forest surrounded by aspen parkland that deserves to be celebrated. Join the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) and local partners for a hands-on day of celebration and conservation work!

Events

Bioblitz at the biosphere

Alvar bioblitz participants (Photo by NCC)

9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Celebrate Biosphere Day in the Beaver Hills by helping us collect valuable data on one of our newest conservation properties! We need all hands on deck to identify as many species as possible on the property. Following the bioblitz, we'll be travelling to the Biosphere Community BBQ to enjoy a free lunch!

For more information or to register click here

Biosphere community BBQ

BBQ at Coyote Lake Lodge (Photo by NCC)

12:30 to 2 p.m.
Beaver Hills Biodiversity Trail
Strathcona County, AB T8G 2C8

Drop by between 12:00 and 2:00 p.m. to join the Nature Conservancy of Canada and Beaver Hills Biosphere partners for a BBQ. After enjoying food generously provided by Strathcona County, take a stroll on the biodiversity trail, visit with community members and find out more about what’s going on in the Biosphere. Let us know if you’re coming!

RSVPs appreciated to: keltie.manolakas@natureconservancy.ca

Birds and the bees Volunteers create bee nesting boxes at Gambling Lake CV event (Photo by NCC)

2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

It’s time for our annual nest box checkup at Gambling Lake! Join us to help monitor the bird and bee nesting boxes installed on this property. We'll meet you at our Gambling Lake property, but meet us at the Biosphere Community BBQ, grab a bite to eat and then join us for some bird and bee fun!

For more information or to register click here

Supporter Spotlight

http://www.natureconservancy.ca/en/what-you-can-do/donate/Monthly_gift.html