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Stake Out at Bunchberry Meadows- CANCELLED

Spend the day with the Nature Conservancy of Canada and Edmonton & Area Land Trust as we harvest, prepare and install live poplar stakes at Bunchberry Meadows. It’s about time that we give this area a lift with some fresh new greenery! Come and lend a hand in live staking around the dugout to improve the […]

Birds of a Feather Build Together

Join us as we give some bluebird nest boxes a little tender loving care! These bluebird boxes will provide important habitat for an iconic bird in an area where changing landscapes have decreased their natural nesting sites. You will be working on nest boxes at our Pincher Creek office that will later be installed in the […]

Knockout the Black Knot

Come on out as we join forces with the Edmonton & Area Land Trust and knockout the black knot! Black knot is a fungal disease that attacks the branches of plum and cherry trees. If uncontrolled the disease can strangle new growth and result in deterioration of the tree. A dense patch of the disease […]

Knot this time!

Come on out as we join forces with the Edmonton & Area Land Trust and say knot this time to black knot! Black knot is a fungal disease that attacks the branches of plum and cherry trees. If uncontrolled the disease can strangle new growth and result in deterioration of the tree. A patch of the […]

Oh Christmas Tree

In need of a Christmas tree? Join us on our Haynes property as we work to naturalize an old tree farm by removing non-native blue spruce. We will work to identify, tag and remove a select number of blue spruce. For those celebrating Christmas, the blue spruce trees removed will be available to take for […]

Will-ow You Lend a Hand?

Will-ow you lend a hand to improve riparian health? Come on out and plant willow stakes along the lake. Over time, the willow stakes will grow roots that will stabilize the soil, reduce erosion and aid with flood mitigation! This is a great opportunity to get outside, learn more about conservation in the Edmonton area […]

The Stakes are High!

Join the Nature Conservancy of Canada and the Edmonton & Area Land Trust harvesting and installing live poplar and willow stakes at Bunchberry Meadows! This Nature Destination is one our most publicly accessible properties, with infrastructure in place to welcome the public. It is time to give this area a lift, with some fresh new greenery! We will […]

Stake it Till You Make it

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 […]

Battle the Buckthorn

Join us for the fifth annual Common buckthorn removal event where volunteers will continue to make a tangible impact on the land by removing this prohibited noxious species. This will be a great opportunity to learn more about invasive species control on our properties and gain valuable experience by volunteering your time. We look forward […]

Fencing Frenzy at Fleming- CANCELLED

Join us as we head out to Fleming Ranch for a fencing frenzy! With your help, we’ll remove an old barbed wire fence line on the conservation property. This unnecessary barrier poses a hazard to wildlife passing through the area, affecting creatures like grizzly bear, white tailed deer and ruffed grouse. At the end of the day […]