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.
A free family event on April 13 in cooperation with the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada. Nature Calgary will be an exhibitor.read more
The Beaverhill Bird Observatory’s Young Ornithologists’ Workshop is a week-long natural history camp that provides teenagers interested in birds with a practical, working knowledge and aesthetic appreciation of birds and their conservation.read more
Calendar of Events
Due to weather or conditions, events may be revised or cancelled. Any events with recent updates are listed below.
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This event has been cancelled. Sorry for any inconvenience. Meet in parking lot C just W of Rowing Club, accessed from S end of Crowchild Tr SW. (no 37st access). Leader Penny Smith, 403 249-5997Find out more »
Carburn Park for autumn migrant warblers and other songbirds, etc. From Glenmore Tr E, exit onto 18 St S. Go to 2nd stoplight and turn right. Ignoring the cul de sacs, go to 2nd intersection. Turn left. The park is on the right. Leader Gus Yaki, 403-243-2248.Find out more »
Everything you always wanted to know about mushrooms. Searching for fungi of all kinds and points for identification. To get there drive through Bragg Creek townsite along the shopping area, across the bridge, turn left and drive about 9 km to the end of the road to the parking lot. Leader, Karel Bergmann, ph. 403-285-2380, email: email@example.com.Find out more »
This event is cancelled due to the road into Bebo Grove is closed. A new trip is scheduled for the same day - Bird Votier's Flats in Fish Creek Provincial Park Take Glenmore Tr SW to 14 St SW. Go S on 14 St to Anderson Rd. Turn right (West) and go to 24 St SW. Turn left (South) and follow it to its end in the parking lot. Leader Howard Heffler, 403-284-2961Find out more »
Take Elbow Drive to the very southern end and follow it to the parking lot. Leader Howard Heffler, 403-284-2961.Find out more »
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.Find out more »
This event has been rescheduled due to cold weather to March 9. North Glenmore Park, Weaselhead Natural area. We'll walk over to the edge to watch hundreds of Magpies leave their overnight roosting area as the sun rises at 7:18am. Following this we"ll walk down into the Weaselhead to look for other winter birds. Meet in the Weaselhead parking lot, 37 St. SW and 66 Ave. As we will be standing around 30+ minutes watching the birds fly out so please…Find out more »
North Glenmore Park, Weaselhead Natural area. We'll walk over to the edge to watch hundreds of Magpies leave their overnight roosting area as the sun rises. Following this we"ll walk down into the Weaselhead to look for other winter birds. Meet in the Weaselhead parking lot, 37 St. SW and 66 Ave. As we will be standing around 30+ minutes watching the birds fly out so please dress warmly. Leader, Bernie Diebolt, 403 210-2446Find out more »
Special guests share their research, experiences and insights in our Speaker Series and Bird Study Group.
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.