April in Fish Creek

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All About Calgary Wildlife

Thursday, April 11 from 7:00 to 8:30 pm

Presented by Beki Hunt, Executive Director, Calgary Wildlife

Fish Creek Environmental Learning Centre, Shannon Terrace, Fish Creek Provincial Park

Geared towards young adults and adults, the All About Calgary Wildlife presentation takes you behind the scenes at Calgary Wildlife. Learn about our history, our programs, who we treat, how you can live in harmony with urban wildlife, and some of our rehabilitation case studies. Beki Hunt is Calgary Wildlife’s executive director and has been in the role for two years. Prior to that, Beki was the Deputy Director (and co-founder) of the Taiwan Society of the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals in Taipei, Taiwan. Beki’s love and respect for animals has been a constant thread in her life since she was a child, putting her on the trajectory of working with animals in the non-profit sector.

Free for Friends members and $10 for non-members.

Registration required. To register visit https://friendsoffishcreek.org/event/calgary-wildlife.

Good Grief – Nature Walking Through Grief and Loss

Wednesday mornings from 10:00 to 11:30 am from April 3 to May 22

This spring, the Friends are pleased to offer the Good Grief program once again. This eight-week program is aimed at providing support for those experiencing grief, loss, or a major life transition. During gentle, accessible, guided walks throughout Fish Creek, participants will have the opportunity to connect with the natural world and chat with others who are on a similar journey.

Join us! The fee is $25 and there are only 15 spots available.

For more information or to register, visit www.friendsoffishcreek.org/programs/goodgrief.

Share Your Story with a Brick Along the Fish Creek Community Terrace

If you have been to the Bow Valley Ranch recently, you may have seen the Fish Creek Community Terrace, which consists of personalized bricks in front of the Cookhouse. We would like to thank everyone who supported Fish Creek Provincial Park by dedicating a brick along the Fish Creek Community Terrace in recent years. Every brick tells a story, and we are very grateful that so many community members are sharing their story here in Fish Creek. This unique fundraising activity provides essential support for us to continue delivering programs and events in Fish Creek Provincial Park. Consider dedicating a brick for phase four of the Terrace to be installed this summer. A brick would also make a great gift for a loved one or a good way to promote your local business. For more information, please visit https://friendsoffishcreek.org/brick.

Volunteer Opportunities

Do you have free time and want to volunteer in Fish Creek Provincial Park? The 2024 volunteer season is just around the corner, and we are looking for people to assist with various programs starting this spring. To begin volunteering, please visit our website and create an account on our online volunteer system, MyImpactPage. We look forward to working with you to bring the Friends’ 2024 volunteer programs to life! For more information, please visit https://friendsoffishcreek.org/volunteering-basics.