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37 results found for: culture and tourism

Topics: Tourism & Parks Organizations: Tourism, Parks, Recreation and Culture (2006-2008) Formats: PDF

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January 1, 2007

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Cataract Creek is managed as a Snow Vehicles Zone within a Forest Land Use Zone. This ensures that its recreation values are maintained for public use. The area is part of the Central Rockies Ecosystem. The wildlife that you see here move throughout this large ecosystem. To help protect the...


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January 1, 2007

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This report is based on the 2006 Travel Activities and Motivations Survey (TAMS), which was conducted between January and June 2006 and which examined the recreational activities and travel habits of Canadians and Americans. The survey provides detailed information on travellers’ activities,...


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January 1, 2007

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In July 2004, areas within Birch Mountains Wildland Provincial Park were surveyed to document small patch ecological communities. Small patch ecological communities add considerably to the diversity of a site, harbouring flora and potentially fauna dependent on these specialized habitats. They...


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January 1, 2007

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Rattlesnakes : The word strikes fear into the hearts of many, but it is a fear which is undeserved. Prairie rattlesnakes are occasionally seen a Writing-on-Stone, but there is no need for visitors to be concerned. To find out more about this fascinating creature and to learn about “snake safety”,...


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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 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.


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May 1, 2006

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Provides historical background on the Willans Family and the Willans Beebow Ranch. Some of the buildings constructed on the ranch still stand in Fish Creek Provincial Park as a reminder to the rugged lifestyle of men and women who have contributed to Alberta's heritage.


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May 1, 2006

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First Nations groups have used the Fish Creek valley for over 8000 years, but it wasn't until 1873 that the first permanent settlers of European descent arrived. At 16 years of age, John Glenn is said to have emigrated from Ireland to New York City. After serving in the US civil war, he moved...