Calgary 2020 Big Year Birding Challenge

Nature Calgary is promoting a friendly “big year” birding challenge within Calgary city limits in 2020. This will follow the tradition of competitions held in 2000 and 2010.  See more information about the birding challenge.

Windy Point Hawk Watch – Multiple Dates Available

Peter Roxburgh has offered to lead people on a real birding adventure in the Sheep River Valley. A strenuous one-hour hike takes you to a world-class hawk watching site with the chance of seeing up to 10 species of raptors during their fall migration. The proposed...
Calgary Parks Feature #1 – Dale Hodges Park

Calgary Parks Feature #1 – Dale Hodges Park

Calgary’s summers are known to be random. As a Calgary native, I have become accustomed that at a moment’s notice, our weather can switch from the perfect fusion of sun, wind, and blue sky to rain, or hail, stormy winds, or the heavy blanket of muggy heat.Despite the...

Nature with Wildwood School – 2019

44 students from the Wildwood School Grade 3 class explored an awe-inspiring day at the Weaselhead Preservation Society! The class got to learn all about Mayflies, Caddisflies, and Dragonflies! Weaselhead Preservation Society Grade three class of Wildwood School...

Family Birding Course

Do you have young children and would like to introduce them to the world of birds and nature by exploring Fish Creek? Try the Family Birding Course presented by the Friends of Fish Creek and Nature Calgary. The goal of this course is to engage beginning birders and...

Learning Naturally Kids Bird Camp

Presented by the Friends of Fish Creek and Nature Calgary Camp runs Tuesday, July 2 to Friday, July 5, 2019 from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm. Fee – $100.00 per student By participating in the Learning Naturally Kids Bird Camp program, you are not only providing an amazing...

Vista Heights School – 2019 

Thank you for providing the funding for us to enrich our learning about the environment at Ralph Klein Park. We measure and calculating area and perimeter in the apple orchard, and estimated rocks in the Gabion Wall. We studied and sketched birds and learned...

Ascension Of Our Lord – May 2019

Ascension Of Our Lord received an Education Grant from Nature Calgary and the six grade 8 classes went to Weaselhead park. The students had a day of hiking the trails of the park and learning about the different trees and plants that grow in the area. The...

Learning Naturally Kids Bird Camp

Presented by the Friends of Fish Creek and Nature Calgary Camp runs Tuesday, July 2 to Friday, July 5, 2019 from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm. Registration and More Info This camp is perfect for youth between 9 – 14 years of age, or going-into-grade-4 to going-into-grade-9, who...

Calgary May Species Count Needs Help!

May Species Count will be on May 25th & 26th this year and we need more volunteers to cover the areas! We have mostly driving routes that we need help with.  If you are interested in participating, please contact Melanie – melaniesene@gmail.com Also,...