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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!

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.

Eagle Point-Blue Rapids Parks Council 2019 Calendar

This is a great gift or keepsake! Purchase your very own beautiful 12-month coil-bound calendar, featuring twelve beautiful photographs of our two parks! Only $20.  All proceeds go to our Environmental Education Program! Calendars are…

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…

Eagle Point Loppet an Exciting Outdoor Competition in the Drayton Valley Area

Our local Pembina Nordic Club is hosting the Eagle Point Loppet once again this coming January 12, 2019! What is a Loppet anyways? The word loppet originates from the Norwegian word "løp" which means "a run or race." Cross Country Canada…

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…

Rotary-Pembina Nordic Outdoor Education Centre Becoming a Reality!

EDUCATION CENTRE NOW A REALITY This week, we’re excited to share the Pembina Nordic Club’s updates about the new Rotary-Pembina Outdoor Education Centre and their club events! Education Centre News… Construction on this two story facility…

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…

Home Sweet Home!

By Sandra Bannard, Executive Director, Eagle Point-Blue Rapids Parks Council I am a big fan of Rick Mercer! Anyone who has watched the Mercer Report will be very familiar with the segment of the show where Rick does his weekly rant. Well…

Upcoming Events in May in the Park & Surrounding Areas

Eagle Point-Blue Rapids Parks Council and our partners have 3 great events happening in May! Event 1: Eagle Point-Blue Rapids Parks Council is partnering with Alder Flats Fish & Game Association to participate in Global Big Day on May 5. …