Coyote Ugly No More

Event Details

July 25th, 2018, 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Coyote Lake Nature Sanctuary, Warburg, Alberta
Infrastructure / Site Cleanup

Join us at the scenic Coyote Lake Nature Sanctuary for an afternoon of trail maintenance, followed by a community open house and BBQ at the Alberta Abilities Lodge! So roll up your sleeves and come help us maintain this publicly accessible nature sanctuary.

If you’d like to carpool to the event, please click here to add your car or join a ride going to the event. There is also a wait list feature if there isn’t a ride there yet that works for you. Happy carpooling!

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About Coyote Lake Nature Sanctuary, Warburg

Doris and Eric Hopkins donated their spectacular piece of lakefront property to the Nature Conservancy of Canada with the dream of seeing it become a sanctuary for wildlife. Today, it is a haven for rare plants, animals and bird species. It has also become a refuge for people in
search of a quiet spot to enjoy nature. Nestled in a transition zone between the dry mixed wood boreal forest and the central parkland natural regions, the Coyote Lake area supports over 22 mammal species, 90 bird species, and 266 plant species including a number of rare and uncommon orchids and Columbian Watermeal — a species first recorded in Alberta at this site.

NCC acquired the Coyote Lake Nature Sanctuary 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

Volunteers will work together to trim back overgrown vegetation and snags from the network of trails surrounding Coyote Lake, ensuring a safe experience for our visitors.

Why you will love it

After the trail-blazing event, volunteers are invited to make their way 5 minutes down the road to the Alberta Abilities Lodge where NCC is hosting a community open house. Here we will join other members of the community for a BBQ and friendly conversation.

Questions?

Contact Emma Dunlop: Emma.Dunlop@natureconservancy.ca

Please Note

Please eat your lunch prior to the beginning of the event. Additional information will be sent to you after you have registered for the event. Event will go rain or shine.

Moderate fitness level required
Out house/ bearbox
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
  • Close-toed footwear
  • Long pants
  • Long shirt
  • Layers of clothing (light sweater and jacket)
  • Sun hat
  • Rain gear
Miscellaneous
  • 1 Litre of water in a reusable bottle
  • Snacks
  • Any necessary medications