Authors Posts by Friends of Nose Hill, Anne Burke

Friends of Nose Hill, Anne Burke

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Snow covered bench seen from behind snow covered branches

News from the Friends of Nose Hill – February

Some features produce a positive response in visitors, as a focus for passive recreation, education, and interpretation; they remain opportunities for interpretation of...

December in Nose Hill

Grazers have played an important part in controlling taller, nuisance weeds such as thistle and common nettle. The first recorded land occupancy of...

News from the Friends of Nose Hill – September

What Happened 50 Years Ago to Preserve Nose Hill? The Calgary Council of Women wanted a legacy. In 1973, the City created the park...

News from the Friends of Nose Hill – July 2023

Guided Plant and Herb Walk A guided plant and herb walk on Nose Hill taught attendees about local landscape and ecology (living things and...

News from the Friends of Nose Hill – June 2023

Spring brought renewal and awakening of Mother Earth in April. There was a three-hour interpretive walk to connect with cultural landscapes through the...

News from the Friends of Nose Hill – May 2023

The annual May Plant Count is an event where volunteers survey their favourite natural areas to collect data on the distribution and blooming...

News from the Friends of Nose Hill – April, 2023

There is an annual global community science competition to document urban diversity. Public bioblitzes will be held across Calgary with local stewardship groups....

News from the Friends of Nose Hill – February

Calgary's Pathway and River Cleanup will be May 5 to 7, 2023. Volunteers will receive safety information and training prior to event day. During...

News from the Friends of Nose Hill – December, 2022

Project: Since 2016, the City has had great success in using goats to help manage invasive weeds like Canada thistle. A herd of...

News from the Friends of Nose Hill – November, 2022

The Nose Hill Park household survey reported that informal recreation and the natural environment should be supported by natural gravel or asphalt pathways,...