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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…

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…

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…

The Disappearing Bug

Why are bugs disappearing and why should you care?

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…

Whose Song is it Anyways? A Bird Sound Challenge!

Bird Sound Challenge - Two Ways to get your kids to connect with nature through bird sounds! Video or quiz format!

Connecting Kids to Nature with Bird Bingo

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

Eagle Point Nature News – Get Your Free Copy!

Download your copy of Eagle Point Nature News .

Be a Local Scientist on Global Big Day!

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.

Parks Council News and Events

Parks Council News and Events April 2019

Nature Nerds and Smart Phones?

Some Great Apps to Enhance Your Outdoor Experience. Here at Eagle Point Blue Rapids Parks Council, we have a firm belief that getting outside into nature is good for your physical and mental well-being!  However, There are many electronic…

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…

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…

Parks Day 2018

Saturday, July 21st Eagle Point- Blue Rapids Parks Council hosted our eleventh annual Parks Day! Parks Day here at Eagle Point-Blue Rapids Parks was a great success!  The weather cooperated for the majority of the day and allowed everyone to…

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…

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

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…

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