Nature Calgary offers presentations, field trips, study groups and special events throughout the year. Events are free or discounted for Nature Calgary members.
Speaker Series Showcases
Every month from September through May, we invite a special guest to present on natural history, scientific research and travel topics. The Speaker Series Showcases are held at Cité des Rocheuses. Everyone is welcome to attend – the Speaker Series Showcases are free for Nature Calgary members and $5 for non-members (payable at the door). To suggest a speaker or topic please call John McFaul at 403-289-9517 or contact us.
Bird Study Group
Bird Study Group meetings feature speakers, announcements, and quizzes on birding topics. The meetings are held once a month from September through May in the Cardel Theatre in Quarry Park. Come, listen, and meet other birders over coffee! To suggest a speaker or topic please contact us. The Bird Study Group is free for Nature Calgary members and $5 for non-members (payable at the door).
The annual Nature Calgary banquet features food, fellowship and a notable guest speaker. The 2018 banquet will be held on November 10, 2018 at the Irish Cultural Centre.
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Birding West of Calgary. Bring lunch. Expect to be back around 4:00. Meet at Assumption School, 34 Av NW (just N of TCH #1, at Sarcee Tr). Leader Howard Heffler, 403-804-2489 (cell). Please email email@example.com. Registration required.Find out more »
Meet in parking lot C just W of Rowing Club, accessed from S end of Crowchild Tr SW. (no 37st access). Leader Penny Smith, 403 249-5997. Starting time has been changed to 9 am.Find out more »
Monthly Elbow River Birding Survey. Meet Stanley Park, 42 Av SW, just W of Macleod Tr. Walk to Glenmore Reservoir, ride back (3.5 hours). Call leader Gus Yaki, 403-243-2248, to ensure vehicle space for return. Registration required.Find out more »
"Birds, Bats and Buildings: Navigating the Concrete Jungle" Speakers: Kathleen Johnson & Dr. Scott Lovell Two of the Co-Founders of Calgary Migratory Species Response Team (CMSRT) will introduce their new citizen science group in Calgary. The objective of CMSRT is to determine whether or not a high number of birds and bats are striking Calgary's downtown windows or structures during Spring and Fall migration. During our presentation, we will introduce how we came to be where we are today, what we…Find out more »
Scouting Xmas Bird Count territory in Elboya-Stanley Park, Rideau, Roxboro. Meet at 420 Brunswick Av SW. Return for hot lunch at noon. Please call or email in advance. Leader: Gus Yaki-403-243-2248, firstname.lastname@example.org Registration required.Find out more »
Summary of the clubs activities and financial status, election of board members and voting on amendments to the by-laws of the society. Afterwards there will be light refreshments for members to enjoy.Find out more »
Bird North Glenmore Park. Meet in parking lot C just W of Rowing Club, accessed from S end of Crowchild Tr SW or from 37 St. Leader Penny Smith, 403 249-5997.Find out more »
Monthly Elbow River Birding Survey. Meet Stanley Park, 42 Av SW, just W of Macleod Tr. Walk to Glenmore Reservoir, ride back (3.5 hours). Call leader Gus Yaki, 403-243-2248 or email@example.com to ensure vehicle space for return. Registration required.Find out more »
Speakers: Phil Cram and others Results of the 2019 Christmas Bird CountsFind out more »
Annual Snowy Owl Pre-Prowl. This is the precursor to the annual February Snowy Owl Prowl: a quest for the much sought after visitor from the north. Bring lunch. Trip will go until approx. 4:00 PM. Meet at the west end of the Deerfoot City Mall parking lot. Register with leader Terry Korolyk by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by phone: 403-254-1878. Registration required.Find out more »