ANNUAL VOLUNTEER APPRECIATION PICNIC

Weaselhead/Glenmore Park Preservation Society’s 22nd ANNUAL VOLUNTEER APPRECIATION PICNIC,
LABOUR DAY MONDAY SEPT. 3rd from 10:30 a.m. until 2 p.m.

Because of ongoing construction at our usual Snowy Owl site, OUR EVENT LOCATION THIS YEAR IS THE PICNIC SHELTER AT SANDY BEACH. The official address is 4500 14A Street SW.
Please join us for a wonderful one-hour guided Nature Walk starting at 11 a.m. We launch into lunch, a […]

May Flower Count 2018

 

We had a great this past Saturday for our May Flower Count, led by Weaselhead Naturalist Cassiano Porto.
 Photo: Brieannah Mollison-Read
Our first May Flower Count was held in May of 2017, and we plan to continue running them each year in order to record the specie that are currently flowering at this time of year. Data collected from […]

Pathways and River Clean Up 2018

 
Thank You to everyone that came out to our Pathways and River Clean up today. We had over 75 volunteers pick up litter along pathways, trails and the Elbow River area. The park is now looking great as a result of all of your hard work!
See photos from the day here:
https://wgppsphoto.smugmug.com/Events/Pathways-and-River-Clean-Up-2018/

WGPPS News Release Re: Ministerial order regarding Environmental Appeal

News Release
 
Feb. 2, 2018
 
Weaselhead / Glenmore Park Preservation Society (WGPPS)
 
Re: Ministerial order regarding Environmental Appeal No.17-047 and 17-050 issued January 29, 2018, Minister of Alberta Environment and Parks.
 
The Board of the Weaselhead / Glenmore Park Preservation Society (WGPPS) commends the Provincial Government and Minister Shannon Phillips for their decision to protect the wetlands in […]

Weaselhead AGM 2017

Please Join Us!
When: November 2, 2017
Where: Lakeview Community Association 6100 34 St. SW
Doors & Refreshments: 7:00pm
Meeting: 7:30pm
In addition to the Agenda below you can expect:
Poetry performance by Naturalist Audrey Lane Cockett
Findings of initial results of our SW Ring Road Impact Study of the Beaver Pond presented by Naturalist Cassiano.

Agenda

7:30 pm Call to Order (doors open at 7.00pm)

Appointment of Recording Secretary

Appointment of […]

Weaselhead Soundscapes at Beakerhead

Weaselhead/Glenmore Park Preservation Society’s Soundscapes Project
at Beakerhead Festival
Join us in a wild night celebrating and showcasing local landscapes, local talent, and park naturalists.
WHERE: Blank Page Studio
WHEN: 6:00-8:30:pm show
stay and mingle after
Five talented artists have gathered at the intersection of art, park, and city in order to witness changes and capture the biodiverse and dynamic […]

Volunteer Appreciation Picnic

You and your family are warmly invited!
Weaselhead/Glenmore Park Preservation Society’s 22nd ANNUAL VOLUNTEER APPRECIATION PICNIC and FEAST on Labour Day
WHEN: Monday, September 4th, 10:30am-2:00pm 
WHERE: Snowy Owl Picnic Site, North Glenmore Park (200 metres east of the 37th Street and 66th Avenue S.W. park entrance).
GUIDED NATURE WALK: 11:00am
LUNCH: Shortly after noon
Yes, it’s all free!
This is our opportunity to thank anyone and everyone […]

May Flower Count 2017

May Flower Count

This initiative is aligned with Nature Alberta’s May species count that they have been doing annually since 1976. Their count, which usually occurs towards the end of May/early June includes counts of flowering plants, birds, and sometimes mammals.

The purpose behind the May Flower Count is to help track climate driven changes in the number of flowering […]

SW Ring Road: Weaselhead Position Statement

The Weaselhead /Glenmore Park Preservation Society (WGPPS )
WGPPS Position Statement Regarding
Calgary Southwest Ring Road Construction (SWCRR)
The Province of Alberta awarded the contract to the construction consortium KGL, and construction has started in many places along the Calgary Southwest Ring Road route.  Several areas will directly affect the Weaselhead Natural Environment Park.  The 1.3 kilometre-long diversion […]

Pathways and River Cleanup May 7, 2017

Volunteers Needed!

***Pathways Clean-up POSTPONED***
Unfortunately, due to rain in the forecast for tomorrow, we will be rescheduling our Pathways Clean-up. It’s just no fun – and difficult – picking up litter when everything is SOGGY. It’s also not good for many of the sensitive areas in the Weaselhead when people tromp along paths and riverbanks in […]