Tag Archive for: blue rapids provincial recreation area

Let’s Go Birding in Drayton Valley

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Trending and Good for your Health! Birding, the act of observing birds in their natural habitats, has gained quite a bit of popularity in recent years. Birding is guaranteed to get you outside so you can build connections to the natural world.…

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…

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…

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.

Fun Outdoor Activities to do with your Kids over the Holidays

Get Outside with Your Family this Holiday Season! Happy Holidays to you and yours!  Eagle Point-Blue Rapids Parks Council wishes you all the best this Christmas season! May your holidays be filled with outdoor fun! In the spirit of outdoor…

Snowshoes – A Canadian Icon with an International Story

Snowshoes - A Canadian Icon with an International Story Early Man and Snowshoes The snowshoe is a traditional icon of Canadian culture.  Many of us imagine a snow bound cabin deep in the Canadian wilderness, where traditional wooden snowshoes…

HUNTING WITH SAFETY IN MIND

HUNTING SEASON SAFETY. November is here and that means hunting season is open in parts of the Drayton Valley area for rifle hunters.  Here at Eagle Point-Blue Rapids Parks Council, we often get asked whether hunting is permitted in our…

EXPLORED YOUR TWO LOCAL PROVINCIAL PARKS LATELY?

WHICH PARK SUITS YOUR STYLE? For Drayton Valley area residents, exploring your two local Provincial Parks has become just a bit more inviting with our milder weather!  Did you know that the Drayton Valley region has two provincial park systems…

You’re off on to the Wilderness – Are you Prepared? And Did You Remember the Bannock Mix?

Oh, the Call of the Wilderness...But Before You Go Now that our weather is cooling off, it’s even more important to think about being prepared before you go on a wilderness hike or a hunting trip, even if it’s a few kilometers from…

Connecting with Nature – From Hip Waders to Stinging Nettle

From Hip Waders to Stinging Nettle... Connecting with Nature and Experiencing the Outdoors with Eagle Point-Blue Rapids Parks Council Kathy Schwengler, Education & Outreach Director Eagle Point-Blue Rapids Parks Council is a non profit…

Get Ready for Parks Day!

By Natalie Borzel, Education & Outreach Assistant Eagle Point – Blue Rapids Parks Council Parks Day is quickly approaching and Eagle Point—Blue Rapids Parks Council couldn’t be more excited to host a fun day filled with activities…