Citizen Science

Magrath Nature Trail Student Project

Magrath Nature Trail Student Project

This guest blog is about the Magrath Nature Trail Project, which was created by grandfather-granddaughter duo Don and Hazel. They are focusing on ways to enhance the trail to benefit the Northern Leopard Frog, and Hazel is learning about environmental stewardship and the democratic process along the way!

Backyard Wilderness - #SAWC17

Backyard Wilderness - #SAWC17

What has the Backyard Wilderness project been up to?  Here's a brief update on this #SAWC17 participant's current findings and future plans with her ongoing research project touching on urban wildlife. CLOSING CEREMONY: FRIDAY NOVEMBER 17th at Lethbridge City Hall!

WATER KEEPERS ON THE BLOOD RESERVE - #SAWC17

WATER KEEPERS ON THE BLOOD RESERVE - #SAWC17

When we think of agriculture in Southern Alberta, perhaps huge farms out east come to mind with sophisticated irrigation pivots and loads of potatoes or corn. Here's what two dedicated watershed stewards are doing on the Blood Reserve to rehabilitate some of their agricultural land. William Singer III and Lori Brave Rock are signatories of the Southern Alberta Water Charter #SAWC17. The closing ceremony is coming up on November 17th - who will be getting completion awards?

Backyard Wilderness: Lethbridge Backyard Trail Camera Project

Backyard Wilderness: Lethbridge Backyard Trail Camera Project

It was pre-dawn and, for some reason I have subsequently forgotten, I was driving down an East Vancouver side street. The light had that amazing quality it has just before the sun crests the horizon and everything was eerily still and quiet...