Heart Creek Trail - 3km Return Despite the 2013 flood Heart Creek remains a great trail for families looking for a short getaway not long from Calgary. The trail meanders along side the creek
This book offers a very valuable tool for all those, young and old, hoping to spend a pleasant day or two in a truly awesome setting. Not to be missed.
—Elaine Tessolini, Physiotherapist
A Larch is an Evergreen that doesn’t always stay green, why? Not even tree experts can really answer this question. There are some ideas as to why these unique trees drop their “leaves”, for example: No needles on the branches means the snow can shed and prevent ice build up, and this can reduce the possibility of broken branches. Annual needle loss might help the trees fight off pests and disease. They don’t
Hiking with your dog? Here 8 things you need to know for a successful dog day on the trail. On Leash – No Excuses! That actually means that you are physically holding onto a leash that is attached to the dog. A “verbal leash” doesn’t count. All dogs, and pets, must be on leash in both Alberta Provincial Parks and Canadian National Parks Fines for off-leash dogs vary from $115.00- up
It is Day 12 of the 12 Days of Christmas Spirit for Mother Nature. Money can be tight, particularly around this time of year, so why not give the gift of volunteering! Do some research on the environmental organizations that interest you, and see what their requirements or limitations are for volunteers. Some organizations may allow families, some might have age restrictions. My mother does a lot of volunteer work,