Summer in Fish Creek

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Photo by Anne Elliott

Rewild Fish Creek Provincial Park!

Rewild: to return to a natural and wild state. Rewilding Fish Creek Provincial Park will encourage the regeneration of natural, wild ecosystems within our park, allowing current and future generations of Calgarians to reconnect with, and wonder at, Alberta’s natural beauty. Part of the rewilding process will be planting native streambank vegetation along the banks of Fish Creek. New trees and other vegetation will be planted to build riverside forests and habitat for wildlife, with the help of volunteers and donations. Together it will be possible to rewild and revitalize Fish Creek, and make the provincial park a true reflection of our native Alberta. For more information on how can support this project and rewild Fish Creek Provincial Park visit www.friendsoffishcreek.org/rewild

Score an Ace for Calgary Kids – Support Outdoor Education in Fish Creek

Birdies for Kids presented by Altalink provides a truly remarkable opportunity for the Friends of Fish Creek to support the TD Learning Naturally program, but we need your help! Many of the students who visit the park through their TD Learning Naturally field trip experience the wonders of this cherished natural area for the first time. This program has immense potential, as any amount you donate through BFK will be matched by up to 50%. The Shaw Charity Classic will run August 30 – September 3 but you can donate now! For more information, please visit www.friendsoffishcreek.org/birdies

25th Anniversary Brick Program

Celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Friends of Fish Creek by dedicating a brick! Show your support for the park by having a brick inscribed with a message, your name or the name of a loved one. There is a limited number of bricks available. Get yours today! For more information contact the Friends or visit www.friendsoffishcreek.org/brick

Capture Nature – Photography Contest ends July 31

Capture Nature offers a fun and creative opportunity for park users to engage with their natural surroundings as they search and explore for the best images of the year! Landscape, macro, wildlife, and black and white. Contest runs until July 31. www.friendsoffishcreek.org/programs/capturenature

Parks Day & Creekfest

Saturday, July 15, 2017 – 11:00 am – 4:00 pm, Bow Valley Ranch, Creek Provincial Park
Free and Fun for the Whole Family! Celebrate Canada 150 and the 25th anniversary of the Friends of Fish Creek at Parks Day & Creekfest! Enjoy performances by Juno-award winning Peter Puffin’s Whale Tales, local musician Jennie Harluk, Alberta Parks’ “Riddle of the Wetlands,” and a presentation by the Calgary Wildlife Rehabilitation Society. Take part in an interactive Yo-Qi Wellness Experience, guided walks, hands-on activities and educational experiences.
Parks Day & Creekfest was funded in part through the Watershed Stewardship Grant, a program of Land Stewardship Centre financed by Alberta Environment and Parks. Thank you to the Alberta Conservation Association, the Alberta Real Estate Foundation, and Great Events Catering.
For info: www.friendsoffishcreek.org/event/creekfest www.facebook.com/creekfestinfishcreek

Wellness in Fish Creek!

Experience Yoga, Spring Forest Qi-Gong, Full Moon Guided Meditations, and Painting Courses, all held outdoors in beautiful Fish Creek Provincial Park. Engage your senses in outdoors and allow the beauty of the park’s natural surroundings to nurture and support physical, mental, and spiritual health and creativity. For more information visit www.friendsoffishcreek.org/programs/wellness-clinics

Photography Minibus Course with Bob Bakker

Learn some of the basics of Photography. Tour Fish Creek Provincial Park in the open-air minibus, while making a few stops along the way take some photos, try out technique, and ask questions.
Bring your camera, camera manual, and enthusiasm. www.friendsoffishcreek.org/programs/minibus

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