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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…

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…

Women’s Wellness Retreat 2022

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Women’s Wellness Retreat 2022 comes to Eagle Point Provincial Park A Great Way to Kick off Spring! Eagle Point Blue Rapids Parks Council is pleased to announce a fantastic event for all you hard working ladies out there! We’re hosting…

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!…

10 Winter Activities for the Entire Family!

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GO ON A WINTER WALK Collect items along the way and make a collage with them when you get home. Take some snowy pictures. Look for tracks in the snow. MAKE SNOW ANGELS Look for a nice big patch of undisturbed white fluffy…

Wild Mint Iced Tea!

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Did you know that wild mint grows in many parts of Alberta? Wild mint can be found in wet areas along shores of lakes and pond or in wet places in field and ditches throughout central and northern Alberta. Features of Wild Mint (Mentha…

Backyard Shelters for a Night Under the Stars

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Now I see the secret of making the best person:   it is to grow in the open air and to eat and sleep with the Earth. - Walt Whitman Sleeping in the outdoors has been linked to many health benefits and helps kids form a more intimate connection…

Connecting Kids to Nature with Bird Bingo

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Your kids will "Connect" to Nature with Eagle Point Bird Bingo!

Eagle Point Nature News – Get Your Free Copy!

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Download your copy of Eagle Point Nature News .

Eagle Point Nature News Volume 2

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Good Stuff to do with your Kids - Part 2 - Puddles and Wild Birds' Eggs By Kathy Schwengler, Education & Outreach Coordinator, EPBR Parks Council Download your Copy of Eagle Point Nature News Vol 2 This morning, I was out catching…

Nature News and the New Normal

Nature News As with any challenging situation, opportunities arise as a way to adjust to new circumstances. As we adapt to this new normal, we are super excited to announce the production of “Eagle Point Nature News.” To continue with our…

Good Stuff to Do with your Kids Outdoors – Part 1.

Life in the Time of Social Distancing The past week has been completely surreal.  Schools, many offices and businesses have already closed, with more closings looming.  Many of us are already working from home while finding things for our…

Brrr…How do they Survive?

Winter and Wildlife You’ve probably seen the meme of the cougar looking in through the patio door.  It says, “If you’re cold, they’re cold, bring them inside.” Of course, the meme is meant to make you laugh, but then you think about…

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…

BOLD Nature Kids – A New Outdoor Program!

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BOLD Nature Kids is a new program to get pre-school aged children outside!

A Successful Parks Day 2019!

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

Tag Archive for: eagle point provincial park

The Critter Christmas Tree

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A Holiday Tradition in the Park! We've got a special way to celebrate the Christmas season here in Eagle Point Provincial Park!  We started this tradition about 3 years ago - we wanted a self guided way to integrate the holiday season with…

Women’s Winter Wonderland Wellness Retreat

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Join Eagle Point-Blue Rapids Parks Council staff for a fun evening! This 4 1/2 hour session will include Yoga, a catered meal, a decor project and a moonlit snowshoe!  (We've got the snowshoes if you need them). If you have questions, contact us at 780-898-7275.