We explore, appreciate and share in natural areas in and around Calgary.

Exploring birds, plants and natural areas in Calgary since 1955.

Nature Calgary is a community of Calgarians that promotes the preservation of natural habitats, provides educational opportunities and supports the collection of natural history observations. Together we learn, explore and share. Everyone is invited to join us.


Our monthly Speaker Series and study groups include researchers, natural history specialists and Nature Calgary members who have experiences and knowledge to share.


Join us for field trips and excursions in and beyond Calgary. Every trip is led by an experienced and knowledgeable guide. We have events for all ages – including our popular Nature Kids.


There are many opportunities to share your passion with our members and throughout Calgary – lead a field trip, speak at an event or represent Nature Calgary out in the community.


Great Backyard Bird Count – Feb. 15-18

The Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC) is a joint partnership between Audubon and the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, with Bird Studies Canada as the official Canadian partner. The GBBC is an annual four-day event that engages birdwatchers of all ages across North America...

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Upcoming Events

Sat 26

Bird North Glenmore Park – January 2019

January 26 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sun 27

New Event – Bird Carburn Park

January 27 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Feb 01

Monthly Elbow River Birding Survey – February 2019

February 1 @ 8:15 am
Calgary Alberta
Feb 02

Inglewood Bird Sanctuary – February 2019

February 2 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Calgary Alberta
Feb 06

Bird Study Group February 2019

February 6 @ 7:30 pm
Calgary Alberta

Calendar of Events

Nature Calgary hosts volunteer-led events throughout the year. View our Calendar of Events for the latest events.

Event Updates

Due to weather or conditions, events may be revised or cancelled. Any events with recent updates are listed below.

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January 2019

New Event – Bird Carburn Park

January 27 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Carburn Park Alberta Canada + Google Map

From Glenmore Trail, go S at 18 St SE to 2nd stoplight, turn right & follow signs to Park. Meet in parking lot, leader Tony Timmons 403-256-0754.

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Field Trips

Over 100 outings every year to natural areas within Calgary and beyond.

Speakers and Presentations

Special guests share their research, experiences and insights in our Speaker Series and Bird Study Group.

Nature Kids

Learn and enjoy nature as a family with outdoor activities, games and kid-friendly presentations.

Nature Calgary is for all Calgarians

We are a non-profit and volunteer-run organization that connects Calgarians with nature. Everyone is welcome to learn, explore and share.