Brooks and Writing-on-Stone May Species Counts

Brooks-Lake Newell Bird Count: Sat. May 22 and Sun. May 23, 2021 Writing-on-Stone Bird Count: Sat. May 29 and Sun. May 30, 2021 With a 20+ year history, these two Southern Alberta bird counts feature spring migrants and prairie specialties. Because many count areas...

COVID-19: Field Trips Resuming

Nature Calgary Field Trips resuming Updated February 2021 In and Outside City; Single Multiple Destination Trips. Maximum of 10 Participants including the leader. Participants must be members of Nature Calgary. Pre-registration is required. Participants must sign a...

2020 Christmas Bird Counts

Here are the dates and contact information for Christmas bird counts in Calgary and the surrounding region. December 20: Calgary Bird Count Contact: Phil Cram crampj*@*telusplanet.net December 27: Sheep River Bird Count Contact: Suzanne Visser svisser*@*ucalgary.ca...

Windy Point Hawk Watch 2020 – Multiple Dates Available

Peter Roxburgh has offered to lead people on a real birding adventure in the Sheep River Valley. This is a world-class hawk watching site with the chance of seeing up to 10 species of raptors during their fall migration. He will take a maximum of two people on...

In Memoriam – Gus Yaki

It was with great sadness that Nature Calgary learned of the passing of Gus Yaki on Monday, August 10th. We extend our sincere condolences to Aileen and family. Countless Calgarians benefitted greatly from his boundless knowledge, enthusiasm and energy in promoting...

COVID-19: Events Resuming

Updated Nov. 13, 2020 As of November 13, these are the Nature Calgary protocols for field trips. Protocols: In and Outside City Single Destination Trips A single destination trip is one where participants meet at a designated location and proceed on foot. Maximum of...

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...