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Organizations: Tourism, Parks, Recreation and Culture (2006-2008) Tags: Fish Creek Provincial Park

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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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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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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.


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June 1, 2007

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Fish Creek Provincial Park is surrounded by approximately six thousand houses. This information sheet describes things that home owners can do to support park staff in maintaining the Park in its natural state.


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May 1, 2007

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Provides information on amphibians that might be seen in Fish Creek Provincial Park (including the wood frog, tiger salamander, northern leopard frog, and boreal chorus frog) and steps visitors can take to help perserve healthy populations of amphibians in the park.


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June 1, 2006

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Fish Creek Provincial Park has several of the known snake hibernacula (group wintering dens) in south central Alberta. This information sheet provides information on snakes in Fish Creek Provincial Park and what visitors should keep in mind if they see a snake in the park.


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June 1, 2006

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Describes the past and current presence of Great Blue Herons in Fish Creek Provincial Park.


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May 1, 2006

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Provides historical information on the Hilton Barn that used to reside on the Shannon property, which is now part of Fish Creek Provincial Park.


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May 1, 2006

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Provides historical background on the Burns Family and the Bow Valley Ranch. The Burns Family owned the Bow Valley Ranch for four generations spanning seven decades until it was finally sold to the Alberta Government as a centrepiece for Fish Creek Provincial Park.


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May 1, 2006

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Provides historical background on the Shaw Family and the woollen mill they established in Midnapore.