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City Nature Challenge 2019 Public Events

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City Nature Challenge Gus’ Native Garden Tour

April 28, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm


Gus has one of the wildest gardens you can imagine. It feels like a fairy tale with over 300 plant species (mostly native plants) that create a unique urban habitat for a huge variety of insects and birds. This will be an excellent opportunity for anyone who wants to learn about naturalized yards and the potential for urban biodiversity. Bring your cameras and document everything he has living around his home.

Target Species: 300 plant species, Garden Insects, Birds

Leader: Gus Yaki

Things to Bring:
-Have iNaturalist downloaded and an account created on your smartphone or tablet. You can also create an account online at Especially if you prefer to use a camera.
-Camera, smartphone, or tablet to take photos and make observations.
-Water and a snack
-Weather appropriate clothing and shoes


April 28, 2019
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Event Category:


City Nature Challenge Calgary
Nature Calgary


Gus’s Garden
420 Brunswick Av SW
Calgary, Alberta T2S 1N8
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