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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…

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…

Trail and Camp Etiquette

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I am no stranger to the trails..... This past year, it seems like everyone has taken up hiking (I don’t blame them - nature heals!).  However, many people are unaware of some of the most basic trail and camp etiquette. Today, I’m…

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…

Ten Good Things to do with your Family this Spring

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Spring is a timed of renewed energy, increasing daylight hours, warmer temperatures accompanied by the return of birds and greenery! Celebrate all things spring with your family!  How many of the following activities will your family try this…

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…

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…

Create Your Own Outdoor Christmas Tree for the Birds!

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Feeding Birds in Winter In the depths of winter, a flock of colourful birds visiting your home  is reward enough, but for the birds, a visit to feeders helps them get through those long months of cold.  In west central Alberta, feeding stations…

Prepare for Winter!

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ARE YOU PREPARED FOR WINTER WEATHER? By Erin Klatt It’s that time of year, when the days are shorter, the weather changes faster and you really need to be dressed for anything. In beautiful Alberta, you can experience all four seasons…

Outdoor Games for Families

Summer is fleeting so get out and get as much fresh air as you can with your family and friends! During COVID, please practise appropriate social distancing measuring. KICK THE CAN YOU WILL NEED A TIN CAN and FIVE OR MORE PLAYERS Put…

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…

Insects and Spiders Learning Links

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Insect and Spider Learning Links and Activities Fun Stuff Crafts - How to Paint a Bug Rock Music - Songs about Bugs, Insects, Spiders and Slugs Movies - A Bug’s Life - Watch the Trailer Bug Bingo Activity Page Insect Hotels: A Refuge…

Catching Bugs with a Pooter

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Build your own Pooter to Catch Bugs! Scientists call them aspirators, but bug enthusiasts call them pooters.  Pooters help scientists (and kids) catch small insects for closer examination without touching them. These simple instructions will…

Pond Dipping

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Wonders of Wetlands is our most popular Environmental Education program. Kids love pond dipping! Turn it into a family adventure by visiting a wetland to discover who and what lives there. The best time for pond dipping is early June until early…

Learning Links for the Camping Issue

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Take the Camping Issue Learning Further with these handy links! If you're thinking about building a fire on your camping trip, check for Alberta Fire Bans at www.albertafirebans.ca Want Shelter or Fort Ideas?  Read Eagle Point-Blue…

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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.