Stake it Till You Make it
October 25th, 2019, 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Kallal property, Lindbrook, Alberta
Get outside and get your hands dirty helping the Nature Conservancy of Canada improve riparian health using live staking! We need all hands on deck as harvest live willow stakes then install them along a stream. By installing willow stakes you will help improve the health of riparian areas and overall quality of habitat in the region.
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The Kallal property is approximately 320 acres in size, consisting of an abundance of productive wetlands and native aspen parkland. It is situated within the provincially significant Cooking Lake Moraine as well as the Beaver Hills UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. Bought by the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) in 2009, this pristine piece of wilderness is home to a wide diversity of migratory birds, ungulates and other wildlife.
NCC acquired the Kallal 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
Learn how to plant willow stakes along the creek. Over time, the willow stakes will produce roots that will stabilize the soil, prevent erosion and aid with flood mitigation.Why you will love it
Not only will you get hands on experience in live staking, you will also get the opportunity to learn about the area from the Natural Area Manager!Questions?
Contact Hannah Schaepsmeyer: email@example.com
All tools and equipment will be provided, along with snacks, and drinks.
Additional information, including maps and driving directions, will be sent to you after you have registered for the event. Event will go rain or shine.
While we do our best to provide you with the tools you need to participate, please bring the following items if you have them:
- Sturdy closed-toe shoes or boots
- Warm layers of clothing
- Rain jacket (just in case)
- Water bottle
- Any necessary medications