Cleaning up the Corridor

Event Details

July 20th, 2019, 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Oelke (Crowsnest Pass), Alberta
Infrastructure / Site Cleanup

Enjoy some fresh air and spend the day cleaning up the spectacular Jim Prentice Wildlife Corridor, located in the Crowsnest Pass. We need your help removing debris to provide safe passage for the native wildlife, including Grizzly Bears, Cougars and Elk.

If you’d like to carpool to the event, please click here. Happy carpooling!

Please email the event contact to join the waiting list.

More Information

About Oelke (Crowsnest Pass)

This property is a component of the Jim Prentice Wildlife Corridor, which rests in the North-East corner of the Crowsnest Pass. Made up of open meadows and a rare mix of deciduous and conifer woodlands, the area is regularly visited by grizzly bears, Canada lynx, and mountain goat. This busy, 137 acre (55 ha.) plot provides wildlife safe passage along the Rocky Mountain foothills, just before intersecting with Highway 3.

NCC acquired the Olke property with the assistance of the Government of Canada’s Natural Areas Conservation Program (NACP), a unique public-private partnership to accelerate the pace of land conservation across southern Canada.

 

What you will be doing

You will clean-up debris leftover from an old car dumpsite. All cars have been cleared away but various junk still needs to be removed, as well as some weeds.

Why you will love it

Enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Crowsnest Pass, working alongside friendly faces! Throughout the day, learn from our Natural Area Managers about this incredible property and its ecological significance.

Questions?

Contact Alejandra Guerrero: alejandra.guerrero@natureconservancy.ca

Please Note

Additional event details, including directions and parking instructions, will be provided closer to the event day.
Please come prepared for the weather and bring a lunch.

Moderate fitness level required
No toilets on site
Carpooling can be arranged
All tools will be provided by NCC
Water and snacks will be provided
Item Checklist

While we do our best to provide you with the tools you need to participate, please bring the following items if you have them:

Clothes
  • Closed-toe footwear
  • Long pants
  • Layers of clothing (light sweater and jacket)
  • Sun hat
  • Rain gear
Miscellaneous
  • 1 Litre of water in a reusable bottle
  • Lunch
  • Any necessary medications