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Frank Lake: Beyond the Boardwalk

April 26 @ 8:30 am - 1:30 pm

Discover the biodiversity of Frank Lake by joining the City Nature Challenge on Friday, April 26th from 8:30am to 1:30pm! This exciting event is perfect for anyone who wants to become a citizen scientist and contribute to valuable research.

We will meet near the bird blind at Frank Lake (https://maps.app.goo.gl/Gwo9V5av2DoN91dX9) at 8:30am, where you’ll be greeted by our expert guides who will provide you with all the necessary information to participate in the challenge. Please ensure you have downloaded the iNaturalist app before arriving, as it will be used to document the different species we encounter.

Greg Wagner, the IBA caretaker for Frank Lake, will provide a bit of history about the area and then we will embark on a driving tour to see all the basins and different areas you can explore around Frank Lake. This is an excellent time to learn more about this Important Birding Area and to see Frank Lake from someone who is familiar with all it’s different areas!

Nature Calgary has a long history of documenting the biodiversity of Frank Lake and this is a great opportunity to connect with nature, learn from expert guides, and contribute to scientific research. Whether you’re an experienced naturalist or just starting to explore the natural world, we welcome you to join us for this fun and educational event!

The upcoming birding event is accessible to all, regardless of age or ability.

This will mostly be a drivin tour so it is accessible to all abilities.
Sight cues will be available for those with hearing impairments
Dogs are not allowed at the event unless medically necessary. This helps ensure the safety and comfort of the wildlife
The event is LGBTQ+ friendly, welcoming people of all orientations and identities.


April 26
8:30 am - 1:30 pm
Events Category:


Frank Lake
Alberta Canada + Google Map


Registration Required