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Organizations: Tourism, Parks, Recreation and Culture (2006-2008) Audience: General Public

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June 1, 2016

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A short 30-minute drive from Calgary, the picnic areas and campgrounds of the Elbow Valley make a perfect day-outing or weekend oasis. The region includes hundreds of kilometres of trails to challenge the hiker, mountain biker, rider, and cross-country skier. From a gentle meander through the...


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September 1, 2008

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Nature is given a helping hand in Fish Creek Provincial Park by wetlands constructed to collect storm water runoff from streets in the surrounding communities. This information sheet explains how a number of engineered wetlands throughout Fish Creek Provincial Park work to collectively filter...


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April 1, 2008

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This fact sheet includes summer & winter activities. Also maps of campground, trails and facilities.


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March 31, 2008

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Annual report of the Ministry of Tourism, Parks, Recreation and Culture for the Government of Alberta.


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December 1, 2007

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The Turner Valley gas plant represents the commencement of the oil and natural gas industry and its material contributions to a prosperous Alberta. The Turner Valley Gas Plant Resolution Advisory Panel was announced in January 2006 to advise the Minister of Tourism, Parks, Recreation, and Culture...


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December 1, 2007

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Fish Creek Provincial Park is an oasis of nature surrounded by urban development. The various habitats in the Park offer refuge for a wide variety of bird species. Without this natural area and others like it in the city, many of these birds would not be able to exist in Calgary. This information...


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September 1, 2007

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This report summarizes research undertaken to inform enhancements to the Amusements Act in relation to both film classification and ticket re-sales.


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August 1, 2007

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Hay-Zama Lakes Wildland Park preserves a huge 486-square-kilometre wetland located approximately 120 kilometres west of High Level that is visited by thousands of waterfowl each year. The Hay-Zama Lakes area has long been recognized by Aboriginal peoples for its natural values, and conservation...


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August 1, 2007

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Kakwa Wildland Park, located approximately 160 kilometres southwest of Grande Prairie, is a remote, rugged place of incredible beauty with tree-carpeted valleys, swift clear creeks and high mountain ridges. This fact sheet provides information on the cultural history of the area, describes summer...


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June 1, 2007

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Provides historical background on William Roper Hull and the legacy he has left in the Calgary and wider Alberta community.