Celebrate World Snow Day at the Wilderness Centre
January 5, 2017
Embrace winter at the Strathcona Wilderness Centre, Alberta’s newest Biosphere, on Sunday, January 15. World Snow Day: The Beaver Hills Biosphere BioBlitz is a family-friendly outdoor event with educational activities including meeting an owl, learning from a wildlife biologist, becoming a Citizen Scientist, and celebrating Canada’s 150th anniversary.
The Strathcona Wilderness Centre is located 20 minutes east of Sherwood Park at 52535 Range Road 212. Activities run from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
More information, including a detailed schedule, or call 780-922-3939. Remember to dress warmly and bring a mug for free hot chocolate! Trail and rental fees apply. Please note: activities will be cancelled if the weather is below -15°C.
World Snow Day is presented in partnership with the Beaver Hills Initiative, the Wildlife Society (Alberta), Alberta Parks, Nature Kids – Nature Alberta, Solstice Canada and Friends of Elk Island National Park.
Set in the centre of Alberta’s energy and agricultural heartland, Strathcona County is a thriving, successful and vibrant community of almost 96,000 residents. Strathcona County is made up of the urban area of Sherwood Park and a large adjacent rural area of farms, acreages and smaller hamlets. It is home to 75 per cent of refining in Western Canada. With a focus on economic, governance, social, cultural and environmental sustainability, Strathcona County is committed to balancing the unique needs of its diverse community.
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Strathcona County Communications, 780-410-6595