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 […]

Fullmoon Snowshoe/Hike – Feb. 11, 2017

Come join us this Valentine’s Day weekend, and show us how much you love your yyc parks!
We will take you on a guided snowshoe/hike through North Glenmore park/the reservoir. We will also have telescopes set up to check out the night sky. We will most likely end with a warm fire and refreshments.
When: Saturday, February […]

2017 Ring Road Update

As we make our way into 2017 we wanted to take a moment to update you on the Ring Road development and construction.
This January construction is underway to relocate the Enmax transmission line south of the Glenmore and Sarcee Trail intersection to continue south across the river valley to the new substation north of 90thAve. […]

2016 AGM President’s Report

Weaselhead/Glenmore Park Preservation Society
AGM President’s Report
Submitted by Paul Finkleman
This has been both a tough year and an excellent year for the Weaselhead
Preservation Society. Tough in that we had to face the fact that the province’s agreement
with the Tsuu T’ina to run a freeway alongside the west end of the Weaselhead was going
to proceed, come hell […]

Free Play Art Show and Sale

Saturday October 1, 2016 from 10am-5pm
WHERE: Calgary Canoe Club
East Entrance, North Glenmore Park

Paintings inspired by nature
FREEPLAY artists, Elaine Bouey, Richard Conte, Carol Green, Paule
Poulin, Doug Robertz, and guests, Grace Clark, Burke Darling and
Wanda Rottenfusser. Join us to view paintings from the unique
perspective of each artist. 10% to Weaselhead Preservation Society.

MMEC Student’s Ecosystem Projects

Weaselhead naturalists were working with the Maria Montessori Education Centre’s students over the Fall. We explored five different ecosystems in the park and the students participated in our Fescue Rescue program to try and help preserve our small patch of native grassland. The students also helped remove some invasive shrubs in the park that are […]