Hikes & Outings

8th Annual Great Canadian Shoreline Clean Up

Sep 23 2014 - 4:00pm

Join the Castle‐Crown Wilderness Coalition on September 23rd, 10:00 AM, at the boat dock at Beaver Mines Lake. Dress for the weather, don’t forget your hat and bring sunscreen, bug spray, water, and a bag lunch. Everyone is welcome to participate. Join us for an environmental clean up and help us keep our shoreline bright and beautiful.

Registration is requested but not required. To register call Carolyn at 403-627‐5059 or Wendy at 403-627‐4106. Read More


Boat Dock Beaver Mines Lake , AB

7th Annual West Castle Wetland Ecological Reserve Weed Pull

Jul 23 2014 - 2:30pm


Presented by:
  • Castle-Crown Wilderness Coalition
  • Alberta Tourism, Parks and Recreation
Weed Pull Flyer
  • 8:30am at the Castle Mountain Resort parking lot
  • digging tool,
  • drinking water,
  • lunch,
  • insect repellent and
  • cup, utensils and plate for the BBQ.
  • If you are trained to use it, bring bear spray and holster.
  • sunscreen,
  • a hat and
  • dress for the weather.


(meet at the Castle Mountain Resort parking lot)
West Castle Wetlands , AB

Eco-Solar Home Tour

May 31 2014 - 6:00pm to 10:00pm
Jun 1 2014 - 6:00pm to 10:00pm

From the Eco-Solar Home Tour website:

The 15th annual Eco-Solar Home Tour is coming for TWO DAYS on the weekend of May 31 and June 1, 2014. The tour is absolutely free! You don't need to pre-register but you will need to make your own way to the homes. With 13 homes on the tour it is difficult (but not impossible!) to see them all. There will be 6 different homes open Saturday and 7 open on Sunday. The homes will be open Saturday and Sunday afternoon from noon until 4 pm.

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various locations Edmonton , AB

15th Annual Run Wild for Wildlife

Apr 13 2013 - 5:00pm

Earlybird Registration Deadline March 7

From the WRSE website:

Register online through the Running Room or by downloading and completing the 2014 Run Entry and Pledge Form

The Wildlife Rehabilitation Society of Edmonton has cared for injured, orphaned or contaminated wildlife for 25 years. We also provide a life-line to the public through our Wildlife Hotline and educate thousands of people through our and Education Programs.

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Hawrelak Park
Edmonton , AB

The DeadCold Run supporting the North Saskatchewan Riverkeeper

Feb 22 2014 - 9:00pm

From North Saskatchewan Riverkeeper:

The NSRK has a lot on the go in 2014 with a focus on the North Saskatchewan River in Edmonton.

We are kicking off 2014 as the charity of choice for the Saturday, February 22 DEADCOLD RUN.

Think zombies in winter chasing you around a winter-themed run and obstacle course at Rundle Park.

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Rundle Family Centre
Rundle Park
Edmonton , AB

Sustainability Awareness Week

Oct 21 2013 - 6:00am to Oct 25 2013 - 6:00am

4 campuses. 5 days. 56 events.

The University of Alberta is gearing up to celebrate sustainability with its sixth annual Sustainability Awareness Week (SAW), running October 21 to 25, 2013Read More


various locations
University of Alberta (Main Campus, Enterprise Square, Augustana Campus, Campus Saint-Jean)
Edmonton , AB

"Stand Up For The River" Race and Spectator Event

Aug 24 2013 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm

Saturday morning, August 24, is your chance to join the North Saskatchewan Riverkeeper and "Stand Up for the River".

Come check out the Easy Rider Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) race and tour from Hawrelak/Laurier Park bridge or other viewing points along the the North SK River down to Rafter's Landing. Other good spots include the LRT bridge and the trail west of Groat Bridge in MacKinnon Ravine Park. Read More


Laurier Park
Edmonton , AB

EcoLiving Tour

Jun 8 2013 - 3:00pm to 9:00pm

From the EcoLiving website:

This is a great opportunity for home buyers to see the technology installed and working; ask questions about costs; and ask questions about successes and challenges.

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various locations Calgary , AB

Weeding for Wildlife

Jun 8 2013 - 2:30pm to 9:00pm
Jun 15 2013 - 2:30pm to 9:00pm

Help the Edmonton and Area Land Trust restore riparian habitat.

Why: To improve the local habitat for wildlife for nesting and feeding, and reduce the spread of invasive plants that displace native vegetation. Read More


Glory Hills Property near Stony Plain , AB

Winter Solstice Hike - Big Hill Springs

Dec 13 2012 - 7:30pm

Difficulty: Easy-Moderate

Welcome in the winter with a breath of fresh air!

On December 13 we will have a Winter Hike to celebrate the upcoming winter solstice and enjoy the crisp winter air.  Join us in the beautiful Big Hill Springs area East of Cochrane for a hike along the valley bottom that will end with a hot delicious meal around a warm crackling bonfire as we watch the sun set over the sparkling winter landscape.  Read More


Big Hill Springs


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