July 21, 2021 6:30-9:30 – Forest Bathing with Experience Journeys
Let’s sit in the sun, open our ears and hearts, and breathe into the rhythm of the river and woods. We can reconnect with life larger than ourselves and return to a wholesome presence.
Walks include: Nourishing plant based snack & tea
Details on meeting location/health waiver and what you will need to bring will be emailed a couple days prior to the event.
As we will be moving slowly over a gentle landscape, the practice of Forest and Nature therapy is accessible to people of all fitness levels and abilities. This walk is appropriate for teens onward. If you are interested in an experience with younger children please contact us. Please note, however, this event will take place on both paved pathways and unpaved trails.
This is a small group event, following strict Covid guidelines.
Note: as this event is weather sensitive it may postponed
Register Here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/forest-bathing-tickets-160449710403
July 23, 2021 8-10pm – Guided Hike a Dusk
Seek out aquatic life at dusk and learn how these species are impacted by light pollution.
Members: Free Non Members: $10
Register Here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/guided-hike-at-dusk-tickets-162962566423
July 25, 2021 11am-3pm – Weaselhead Butterfly Count
Guests will be guided by expert Dave Lawrie (President of the Alberta Lepidopterists’ Guild) who is sure to inspire them on becoming Alberta’s next generation of lepidopterists! Dave will guide participants on all aspects of catching butterflies, identifying them, and why butterfly counts are important to understand pollinator populations. Pairs of participants will catch live butterflies to be identified and photographed during the course of the day with a “butterfly release” to happen at the end of the event!
Members: $10 Non-Members: $15
Register Here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/weaselhead-butterfly-count-tickets-163106306353
July 25, 2021 8:30pm-12:00am – Fly by Night: Moth-lighting in the Weaselhead
National Moth Week (NMW) is an annual citizen science event that celebrates the beauty, life cycles, and habitats of moths. “Moth-ers” of all ages and abilities are encouraged to learn about, observe, and document moths in their backyards, parks, and neighborhoods. Nature Calgary and the Weaselhead Glenmore Park Preservation Society are pleased to offer Alberta’s only public event in Calgary that will provide inquisitive moth-ers of all abilities a chance to learn about moth lighting, the moths (and other nocturnal insects) that live in the Weaselhead, and an opportunity to photograph specimens to help contribute to our understanding of park biodiversity. Guests will be guided by expert Dave Lawrie (President of the Alberta Lepidopterists’ Guild) who is sure to inspire them on becoming Alberta’s next generation of moth-ers! For more information on NMW: https://nationalmothweek.org/
Members: $10 Non-Members: $15
Register Here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/fly-by-night-moth-lighting-in-the-weaselhead-tickets-163110771709