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Parks Council News and Events

What’s Happening at Eagle Point-Blue Rapids Parks Council?

News

  • We want to give a huge thank you to ATB Drayton Valley Branch for their generous donation of $2000 to our Environmental Education Program! Donations and sponsors help make it possible for us to provide free outdoor, Environmental Education experiences in the parks and in the classroom to children, youth and adults.

 

ATB’s Kim Prokopow presents a $2000 donation to EPBR’s Sandra Bannard.

 

  • We are excited to announce that we have just put the finishing touches on our new Environmental Education Program Catalog “Networking with Nature, Connecting to Wellness.”
  • We have 18 programs available to children, youth and adults including two new pilot programs!
  • Our new catalog is  available for download on our website or you can download it from our Facebook page as well.  Printed copies will be distributed to schools in the region in April.

Upcoming Events

April 18, 7:30 pm:  Star Gazing for Families

 

Star Gazing Telescope

In partnership with Royal Astronomical Society Edmonton Centre, Eagle Point-Blue Rapids Parks Council is proud to present a night of star gazing!  The team from RAS will bring their knowledge and telescopes so that we can have a closer look at the moon, Mars, Andromeda Galaxy and more!

Bring a mug for hot chocolate and a chair for the fire and remember to dress for the weather!

Participants must register in advance for this event.  Location:  Brazeau Bowbenders Outdoor Archery Lanes, $20/adult, $10 for children & youth or $50/families.  (Pay on site).  Register at outreach@epbrparkscouncil.org or call 780-542-1932.

May 4:  Global Big Day

Join the Eagle Point Team as we tour several areas in the region, identifying and counting bird species for a Global Bird Count along with birders from all across the planet!

Last year we participated along with 30,000 birders to identify over 7000 species! 

We’ll have more details on locations and times soon.  This year, we’d like to include backyard birders to include data from your feeders as well.  For more information or to volunteer, email outreach@epbrparkscouncil.org or contact Kathy at 780-542-1932.

2019-04-15T19:59:00+00:00 April 15th, 2019|Events, News, Uncategorized|
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