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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…

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…

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…

Parks Council News and Events

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Parks Council News and Events April 2019

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…

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. …

Eagle Point-Blue Rapids Parks Council takes part in Global Big Day!

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Eagle Point-Blue Rapids Parks Council takes part in Global Big Day! by Kathy Schwengler, Education & Outreach Coordinator for Eagle Point-Blue Rapids Parks Council. On Saturday, May 5,  2018, join us for a day of birding at 3…

Tag Archive for: hiking

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…