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CNC YYC Wetland Wonders: Aquatic Invertebrates and more!

April 28 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Free

Explore the Weaselhead and its diverse wetlands! We will conduct pond studies and explore all of the species that call this urban refuge home. We will be hiking 5 km throughout the park to explore the various aquatic habitats and species. This will be a great family event where participants will learn about sampling and identifying aquatic invertebrates and what role they play in wetland ecosystems. You are bound to encounter other interesting wildlife including fish, mammals, birds, plants, and insects so make all the observations you can.

**Registration Required: Weaselhead Events

What to bring:

  • Have iNaturalist downloaded and an account created on your smartphone or tablet. You can also create an account online at www.inaturalist.ca (recommended if you prefer to use a camera).
  • Binoculars, Camera, smartphone, or tablet to take photos and make observations.
  • Bring water and a packed lunch.
  • Weather appropriate clothing and footwear. We recommend boots or waterproof shoes. (no indoor facilities provided. Outhouse available at parking lot).

Leaders: Lisa Dahlseide & Rebecca Schwab; Weaselhead/Glenmore Park Preservation Society

Contact for more InfoLisa at Biodiversity4u@gmail.com

Details

Date:
April 28
Time:
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
http://theweaselhead.com/events/

Organizers

Weaselhead Glenmore Park Preservation Society
City Nature Challenge Calgary

Venue

Weaselhead Park
66th Ave & 37th St. SW
Calgary, Alberta
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Website:
http://theweaselhead.com/
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