Eagle Point Team Smashes Previous Bird Census Records!

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Our seventh year participating in Global Big Day is one for the record books! The smoky conditions made birding more challenging this year - visibility at Willey West Campground was especially poor, as was Buck Lake.  Smoke or no, 33 people…

Hello Birds! We’re Celebrating Migration with a Festival of Activities!

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Our Annual Bird Count is quickly approaching! Our Bird Count coincides with World Migratory Bird Day! This year, we are leading up to our Eagle Point Bird Count with a Festival of Bird Focused events! We'd like to thank Obsidian Energy Ltd…

Eagle Point Loppet is Back!

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What is a Loppet you ask? A Loppet symbolizes food, family, fun, and of course, Nordic skiing! Loppet ski events are fun for the whole family - if you can walk you are not too young to ski! Whether you are a competitive skier, or a novice who…

Our 6th Bird CENSUS Can Use Your Help!

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Our 6th Annual Bird Census! This May 13 marks our 6th year participating in a world wide census of birds through Global Big Day! In 2022, a record 7673 bird species were counted in 201 countries by 51,455 people! Our local Eagle Point team…

April Outdoor Activities in the Park!

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What's Going on in the Parks this April? By Erin Klatt, EPBR Parks Council Camping 101: There is something so special about being out in nature! We recommend spending as much time as possible in the wilderness - for both physical and mental…

Our Education Season Ends and our Summer Programs Begin!

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It's a Wrap! As I write this article, we are preparing for tomorrow’s education program, which happens to be the last one of the 2021-2022 season! We will wrap up with four Grade 1 classes at beautiful Willey West Campground. We’ve had…

A Quick Survey About our Parks!

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A Quick Survey About our Parks! What’s your knowledge of Eagle Point Provincial Park and Blue Rapids Provincial Recreation Area? Have you participated in any of our events? We want to hear from you! Complete the survey for a chance to…

2022 Fire & Ice Event Sponsorship Opportunities

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Family Day Eve Fire & Ice Festival On February 20, Eagle Point-Blue Rapids Parks Council is partnering with the Town of Drayton Valley to host the 2022 Family Day Eve Fire & Ice Festival from 2:00 pm to 8:00 pm. In 2020, over…

The Birds of Eagle Point Provincial Park will be Celebrating this Christmas!

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Christmas Tree in the Forest The birds of Eagle Point Provincial Park will celebrate Christmas once again this year at a beautiful spruce tree decorated with edible decorations and lights! This year, the tree is a bit off the beaten path of…

Eagle Point Provincial Park to host Citizen Science Project

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Spring Means Get Outside and Explore Parks! The days are longer, the nights are warmer! The sounds of geese and robins fill the air! Spring is in full swing in Drayton Valley! This mild spring weather makes it so inviting to explore the local…

Fire and Ice Scavenger Hunt Extravaganza on the Family Day Weekend!

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Get your family outdoors on Family Day Weekend! We've partnered with the Town of Drayton Valley to get you and your family outdoors, exploring the Drayton Valley area! We've got 3 Scavenger Hunts that you can try with your family or cohort!…

The EAGLE Trail Triple Race Series

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So many in-person races have been cancelled or postponed this year, so we’ve created a virtual race series!  You can put some dates and distances on your calendars to work and train towards this year with The Eagle Trail Triple! Participants…

Fire and Ice Festival Returns!

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Eagle Point-Blue Rapids Parks Council presents Family Day Eve Fire and Ice Festival in Drayton Valley, Alberta.

Parks Council News

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New Catalog of Programs! We’ve been busy here at the Parks Council! We've been doing lots of great Outdoor and Environmental Programming with little ones and youth and been we've completed our new catalog of programs! We now offer 20…

BOLD Nature Kids Winter Session

REGISTER YOUR CHILD TODAY! Do you have kids aged 3 to 5 years old?  They will love BOLD Nature Kids!   BOLD Winter Sessions run from January 14 to April 9, 2020 with facilitator Jackie Greenlee, Registered Recreation Therapist.    Register…

A Successful Parks Day 2019!

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Parks Day 2019 was a great success thanks to our partner clubs, sponsors and volunteers!

Get Ready for Parks Day 2019

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Eagle Point Parks Day at Willey West includes a full day of outdoor adventure and cultural activities for the whole family!

An Exciting New Education Program!

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New Pilot Metis Traditions Program in Eagle Point Provincial Park! Grade four students from St. Anthony School and Eldorado Elementary School were our first students to experience Eagle Point-Blue Rapids Parks Council's pilot Metis Traditions…

Park News… The Good and the Bad.

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THE GOOD NEWS…. The Tipi is Up! We’d like to send a big Thank You to Linda Prentice, Alice Berger, Al Flamond and all the volunteers who lent a hand on May 11 during our Tipi Rising Ceremony! We also want to thank the Drayton Valley Community…

Be a Local Scientist on Global Big Day!

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Join us on May 4, 2019 for Global Big Day and be a part of a global bird count. On May 11, at 11:00 am, join us for Eagle Point-Blue Rapids Tipi Rising Ceremony including a ceremonial smudge with our Metis Local partners.

Parks Council News and Events

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Parks Council News and Events April 2019