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Topics: Tourism & Parks Organizations: Government of Alberta Publication Type: Fact Sheet

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March 1, 2016

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Writing-on-Stone is home to a number of significant bird species. Some birds, such as the Rufous-sided Towhee and Rock Wren, are scarce in Alberta, but common in the Park. This brochure provides information to assist birdwatchers, and includes a checklist of bird species that might be found in...


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March 1, 2016

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Each spring, Writing-on-Stone Provincial Park comes to life with the subtle and inspiring beauty of prairie wild flowers. The diverse habitats found in the Park have allowed a wide variety of plant life to flourish. A number of species that are rare in the province, and in Canada, are protected...


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Last Modified

November 1, 2014

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The park is named for the founders of the Home Oil Company, James Lowery and Robert Brown. The company donated the land to the government of Alberta in 1969 for it to be kept in its natural state. It became a Provincial Recreation Area in 1974, and in 1992 was designated as Brown-Lowery...