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AWA hosts events of all types throughout the year and throughout the province.

May 29, 2016

Runners for Wilderness!

Calgary Stampede Grounds

Join runners & walkers of all ages and abilities in support of the Alberta Wilderness Association!  The Runners for Wilderness team is comprised of AWA staff, board members, family & friends participating in various race distances, fundraising as part of the Scotiabank Charity Challenge. To join the team, first register for the race of your…

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June 4, 2016

Big Sage Natural Area Hike – SOLD OUT

Big Sage, Castle area

Join Wendy Ryan for a stewardship and wildflower hike in Big Sage Natural Area.  Big Sage is situated in the South Castle River Valley southwest of Pincher Creek and named after the big sagebrush that is prevalent in the area. Hikers will enjoy a short hike up Whistler Mountain and have the opportunity to view several amazing…

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June 11, 2016

Spring In the Whaleback – SOLD OUT!

Whaleback Ridge

Located in southwestern Alberta the Whaleback Region encompasses the most extensive and least disturbed area of Montane landscape in Alberta’s Rocky Mountain natural region. It is 140 km south of the City of Calgary just north of the Oldman River. Bob Blaxley is an avid outdoor enthusiast whose expertise in the Whaleback continues to make this a…

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June 12, 2016

Black Duck Lake Hike – Lakeland Hike

Lakeland Provincial Park

This hike is a 14 km round trip hike near Lac La Biche.  Hikers will travel through mixed wood aspen forest to Black Duck Lake.  Join Aaron Davies and Carolyn Campbell for some excellent birding opportunities and a chance to learn more about the natural history and conservation issues of the region as you stroll through this southern boreal region.     …

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June 25, 2016

Porcupine Hills Hike – SOLD OUT

Porcupine Hills

  Situated between the mountains and the prairies and located east of Claresholm , the Porcupine Hills are a unique, but unprotected area.  The area gets its name from the ancient Douglas-fir and pine trees that populate the crests of the hills. You will have the chance to learn about the ecoregions, plant communities, and present day threats;…

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