Tag Archive for: get outside

Hello Birds! We’re Celebrating Migration with a Festival of Activities!

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Our Annual Bird Count is quickly approaching! Our Bird Count coincides with World Migratory Bird Day! This year, we are leading up to our Eagle Point Bird Count with a Festival of Bird Focused events! We'd like to thank Obsidian Energy Ltd…

What’s a Nature Navigator and Why Do we Need It?

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What's a "Nature Navigator"? We've given our dream a name - The “Nature Navigator.”  The “Nature Navigator” is a cargo van designed to accommodate effective delivery of our Nature Programming. Staff will be able to easily access learning…

Eagle Point Loppet is Back!

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What is a Loppet you ask? A Loppet symbolizes food, family, fun, and of course, Nordic skiing! Loppet ski events are fun for the whole family - if you can walk you are not too young to ski! Whether you are a competitive skier, or a novice who…

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…

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…

Pond Dipping

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…

Backyard Shelters for a Night Under the Stars

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

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

Let’s Go on a Colour Safari!

Colour Hunting for the Kids! Enjoy interactive nature walks with your little ones with this colour hunting activity! Kick up your child's observation skills while helping them connect with nature.  Parents - even you may be surprised with…