Golden Berry Baker

Event Details

August 22nd, 2019, 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Golden Ranches Conservation Area (Lindbrook), Alberta
Infrastructure / Site Cleanup

Calling all berry fanatics! Get ready to roll (some barbed wire) and rank the best berry desserts! Get your hands dirty by helping us remove a fence line that is restricting wildlife movement and stay to judge which great berry dessert will win this year’s Berry Bake Off. Who will be crowned the Golden Berry Baker? Come and find out!

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About Golden Ranches Conservation Area (Lindbrook)

This 355 hectare (875 ac.) property, located in the Cooking Lake Moraine just 30 km southeast of Edmonton, is jointly owned and operated by the Nature Conservancy of Canada and its partners. Made up of mature aspen, open grasslands and internationally recognized wetlands, the area attracts a wide range of wildlife, such as Canada warbler, moose, and red fox.

NCC acquired the Golden Ranches 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 be removing fencing staples and rolling barbed wire to remove a fence line at Golden Ranches. By removing unnecessary fences, wildlife can pass through the property more easily, avoid injuries and avoid separation of juveniles from their moms.

Why you will love it

Aside from getting to listen to the silent thank-yous from the wildlife you will be helping, you will get to taste berry delicious desserts! NCC staff will each prepare a berry dessert. Sample them all and vote to decide which baker will be crowned the Golden Berry Baker at our annual Berry Bake Off!

Questions?

Contact Alejandra Guerrero : alejandra.guerrero@natureconservancy.ca

Please Note

All tools and equipment will be provided, along with snack and drinks. We ask, however, that you please bring a lunch with you for the day.
Additional information, including maps and driving directions, will be sent to you after you have registered for the event. Event will proceed 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
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 shoes
  • Long pants
  • Long shirt
  • Rain gear
  • Sun hat
  • Backpack
Miscellaneous
  • 1 Liter of water in a reusable water bottle
  • Lunch
  • Any necessary medication