Upcoming Events at the Weaselhead

May Plant Count

May 28, 2023 6:00-8:30pm

North parking lot at the corner of 37 St and 66 Ave SW

Help us count and document the flowering plants in the Weaselhead!
For the past several years we have been taking part in the May Flower Count, documenting which flowers are blooming this time of year and the changes we see from year to year.
NOTE: This will be a slow moving walk as the aim is to record as many flowing plants in the park as possible.
We will probably cover about 3-4km in the 2.5 hours.
No experience necessary! Just bring your observations skills, and a camera/iPhone if possible.
Can’t join us on the day? We still encourage you to head out on your own through the Weaselhead and make a list or snap a picture of any plant/shrub you see flowering. No need to identify the plant if you are unsure. Just upload all your sitings to iNaturalist and contribute to the data collection!

This event is FREE but registration is required

Sign up Here


Bug Hunt

June 17, 2023 9:00am-11:00

North parking lot at the corner of 37 St and 66 Ave SW

For National Insect Week we will be holding a bug hunt!

Our Naturalists will lead you through the park to see what insects make their homes in Weaselhead Park.

Get a close up look and help identifying the insects we find. We will then help you upload what we find to iNaturalists to contribute to the biodiversity collection of the park.

We will stop at various locations and conduct a leaf litter study to take a closer look at what might be hiding from plain sight. Walk will be on a mix of paved pathways and uneven trails.

If there are any accommodations need to enable you to join us, please let us know!

Adults: $15

Children 12 and under: $5

Members: FREE

Register Here


Past Events:

Coexisting with Coyotes (And other wildlife)

March 17, 2023 7:00-9:30pm

North parking lot at the corner of 37 St and 66 Ave SW

Join our Naturalists for an educational coyote hike in the park, where they will dispel the many myths of the misunderstood and essential animal to our ecosystem. We will also discuss, how we, as Calgarians can coexist with the many wildlife that live in our city.

This event is geared towards adults, although kids are welcome (must be accompanied by an adult)

Hike will be approximately 2 hours in length, with a distance of about 4km on paved pathways and dirt trails, led by one of our Naturalists.

Members: FREE (Become a Member)

Non-Members: $15

Children 12 and under: $5

Register Here


Wild Love: Wildlife mating in the Weaselhead

February 11, 2023 7:00-10:00pm

North parking lot at the corner of 37 St and 66 Ave SW

Learn of the various courting and mating rituals of wildlife and other species in YYC and the Weaselhead – maybe even here some mating calls!

This is an adults only event.

Hike will be approximately 2 hours in length, with a distance of about 4km on paved pathways and dirt trails, led by one of our Naturalists.

Afterwards we will gather around a fire in North Glenmore Park to mix and mingle and have some tasty treats.

Register Here


Webinar: Invasive Plants in the Weaselhead

February 23, 2023 6:30-7:30pm

Online via Zoom

Learn all about the Invasive Plants that try to take over the Weaselhead and why and how we are working to remove them from this natural area in Calgary.

This event is FREE but Donations are welcome to support our Invasive Plant Program

Register Here


City Nature Challenge – Kick Off Event

April 22, 2023 1:00-3:00pm

Mollie’s Market inside VCA Animal Hospital

11162 11 St NE, Calgary

Get ready for this year’s City Nature Challenge!

Learn about the City Nature Challenge and how you can easily be involved. We will also discuss the importance of contributing nature observations to iNaturalist. Then we’ll take a walk outside around the property and help people make their first observations in the area so they are all ready to go at the end of the week!

With raffle prizes from Arc’teryx

This event is FREE although participation is limited so please register:

Register Here


City Nature Challenge: Plants Fungi and Mosses

Saturday April 29, 2023 9:00-11:00am

Weaselhead Park, North Entrance (Corner or 37 St and 66 Ave SW)

A Naturalist will lead you through the Weaselhead to search for plants, fungi and mosses and submit observation to iNaturalist for this years City Nature Challenge.

Travel will occur on a combination or paved and unpaved surfaces. As we will be documenting what we see while we go, we may not cover that much distance but please wear appropriate footwear and bring what you need to be outside for 2 hours.

City Nature Challenge uses iNaturalist app. We recommend downloading the app before coming. Bring either a smartphone with the app or a camera to capture what you see to upload later.

This event is directed towards adults, however children are welcome to join if accompanied by an adult.

Let us know if there are any accommodation needed for you to join us.

This event is FREE although participation is limited so please register:

Register Here


City Nature Challenge: Insects and Aquatic Invertebrates

Saturday April 29, 2023 1:00-3:00pm

Weaselhead Park, North Entrance (Corner or 37 St and 66 Ave SW)

A Naturalist will lead you through the Weaselhead to conduct a pond study and leaf litter study to document and submit observation to iNaturalist for this years City Nature Challenge.

Travel will occur on a combination or paved and unpaved surfaces. As we will be documenting what we see while we go, we may not cover that much distance but please wear appropriate footwear and bring what you need to be outside for 2 hours.

City Nature Challenge uses iNaturalist app. We recommend downloading the app before coming. Bring either a smartphone with the app or a camera to capture what you see to upload later.

This event is directed towards adults, however children are welcome to join if accompanied by an adult.

Let us know if there are any accommodation needed for you to join us.

This event is FREE although participation is limited so please register:

Register Here

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