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Organizations: Tourism, Parks, Recreation and Culture (2006-2008) Publication Type: Fact Sheet Formats: PDF

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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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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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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.


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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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June 1, 2007

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William Watson Lodge is situated in Peter Lougheed Provincial Park, overlooking the Lower Kananaskis Lake. When Kananaskis Country was established in 1977, the Government of Alberta announced its intention to develop selected areas within Kananaskis Country as multi-use recreation areas for all...


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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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April 1, 2007

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Alberta’s wildland parks preserve and protect natural landscapes and ecological processes and provide opportunities for backcountry recreation. In some wildland parks, trails and primitive backcountry campsites are provided to minimize visitor impacts on natural heritage values. Whitehorse...