Encouraging the appreciation, observation, study, conservation and protection of all components of the natural world.

© Linda Vaxvick


Cotoneaster acutifolia © Anne K. Elliott

Rocky Mountain Eagle Research Foundation (RMERF)

RMERF is looking for volunteers to assist with its spring and fall eagle and raptor counts in Kananaskis Country.  The 2018 spring count will be help on from March 1 to April 22, 2018. This is an important contribution to citizen science, monitoring the Golden Eagle migration pathway along the Front Ranges. More information about observing and workshops.


Weaselhead/Glenmore Park Preservation Society

Weaselhead/Glenmore Park Preservation Society and Nature Calgary are partners in a research project that is supported by staff from the City of Calgary and Cows & Fish, to investigate the control of invasive shrubs in riparian areas. The project will take place in the Weaselhead over the next three years, starting in May/June of 2012. Many thanks to the volunteers who helped with this project.


Representation and Partnerships

Nature Calgary has a long history of being involved in environmental matters in the Calgary area, and currently has representatives on the following advisory boards or committee:

  • Stanley Park redevelopment: Sarah Nevill
  • Bowmont Park NEPC: Horst Grothman
  • Nose Hill NEPC: Jamie Noakes
  • Calgary Regional Wetlands Committee: Bob Pella
  • Paskapoo Slopes NEPC: Suzanne Visser
  • Calgary River Forum Society: Jamie Noakes
  • Weed Lake Management Committee: Bob Pella, Ian Halladay
  • Bend in the Bow park management project (City of Calgary):  Cassiano Porto, Ian Ross, John McFaul