Clearing the Fence at Campbell

Event Details

October 21st, 2017, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Campbell (Lindbrook), Alberta
Infrastructure / Site Cleanup

We need your help to clear an of-fence-ive structure on the Campbell property! By removing this 1/2 mile of barbed wire fencing we can allow for the safer movement of wildlife! We will also be joined by special guest Jillian Cameron who will give a talk about her amphibian work and the use of bioacoustics in monitoring. As well, we will have a local expert talk on the Beaver Hills Initiative and the local history of the area.

If you’d like to carpool to the event, please click here, https://www.groupcarpool.com/t/omdfup, to add your car or join a ride going to the event. Happy carpooling!

Please email the event contact to join the waiting list.

More Information

About Campbell (Lindbrook)

The Campbell Property consists of 65 hectares (160 ac.) of land, which host an excellent example of the boreal mixed wood forests of the Cooking Lake Moraine. Its trembling aspen and balsam poplar forest surrounds several small wetlands, where species like the horned grebe, wood frog, American beaver and moose can be spotted. Located 10 km southwest from Lindbrook, the area is directly northeast of the Ministik Game Bird Sanctuary and within the UNESCO Beaver Hills Biosphere Reserve.

What you will be doing

Wherever possible NCC works with landowners to remove any unneeded infrastructure from the landscape to reduce barriers and hazards to wildlife. By taking part in this event, you can give the Campbell property a helping hand by removing a stretch of barbed wire fence.

Why you will love it

We will have Masters Student Jillian Cameron joining us to give a talk about her amphibian work and the use of bioacoustics in monitoring. We also have another special guest who will talk about the Beaver Hills Initiative and the history of the local area. In addition, this property is only 40 minutes from Edmonton!

Questions?

Contact Travis Muir: Travis.Muir@natureconservancy.ca

Please Note

All tools and equipment will be provided, along with drinks and snacks. Please bring a lunch with you. Additional information will be sent to you after you have registered for the event. Event will go rain or shine.

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

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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
  • Sturdy closed toed shoes
  • Long sleeved shirt
  • Long sleeved pants
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain gear (just in case)
Miscellaneous
  • Minimum 1L of water
  • Lunch
  • Backpack
  • Camera (recommended)
  • Any necessary medications