News from the Friends of Nose Hill

Nose Hill Park is one of the largest urban parks in North America and has its own unique geological, ecological, and anthropological history,...

News from the Friends of Nose Hill April Update

by Anne BurkeWe read about and see firefighters and grass fire units respond to fires on Nose Hill, especially during dry and windy...

News from the Friends of Nose Hill – March Update

Pat Ryan (1931-2022) served the City of Calgary as an Alderman from 1974-1980. He was elected in 1974 for Ward 1 and re-elected...
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News from the Friends of Nose Hill – February 2022 Update

by Anne BurkeDogs must be on-leash in all public spaces in Calgary unless a sign is posted for an off-leash area. The Responsible...
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News from the Friends of Nose Hill for December

by Anne BurkeThere was a talk on the native plants of Nose Hill to celebrate the opening of a new mural with a...
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November’s News from the Friends of Nose Hill

by Anne BurkeThere have always been snakes on Nose Hill. A shelter called a "hibernaculum" is occupied during the winter by a dormant...

News from the Friends of Nose Hill

by Anne BurkeUnder Alberta's Wildlife Act, species at risk are the most vulnerable of Alberta's biodiversity and require special attention to maintain and...

September News from the Friends of Nose Hill

by Anne BurkeHere are some guidelines from the Off-leash Area Management Plan 2010.The City Parks Department, as a steward of public parklands and...
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News from the Friends of Nose Hill

by Anne BurkeIn the Blackfoot language, Calgary is Moh’kin’stis; in Stoney Nakoda, Wiçispa Oyade; in Tsuut’ina, Gu’tsi’tsi and, in Métis, it is Otoskwunee....
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News from the Friends of Nose Hill (July)

Nose Hill provides spectacular viewpoints to interpret the geological history of the Bow River valley and its tributaries, as well as the uplands...

News from the Friends of Nose Hill

As I write, the City is reconsidering the proposal to permit open liquor in municipal parks. Alberta began allowing alcohol in day-use picnic...