News

18Dec 2018

More than 850 students, teachers, and community members came out to enjoy “DAY ON THE CREEK”, experiencing and learning about the environment and human history along Pincher Creek. With the help of our partners 100 grade 5 students spent a “WETLAND FIELD DAY” exploring wetlands and associated grassland habitat at Police Outpost Provincial Park as […]

16May 2018

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JUNE 24TH We want to hear from YOU! The Waterton Biosphere Reserve is administering a social survey to better understand landowner perceptions of program effectiveness and participation in our Carnivores and Communities Program. Your response will help make an important contribution to understanding which issues with carnivores are most pressing, how we […]

20Sep 2017

Join us on September 26, 2017 for an afternoon workshop to learn more about the northern leopard frog, local recovery efforts for this species at risk, and what you can do to support the northern leopard frog and other amphibians. Directions: Coalfield School is located on the south side of Hwy 507, just east of […]

04Jul 2017

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS Please consider this a call for nominations to the WBRA Board of Directors.   As per our bylaws, the Chair and two Director positions will be open for nomination.  Contact Nora Manners at (403) 627-1473 or nmanners(at)watertonbisophere.com  if you are interested in serving as a member of the Board. You may also be […]

09Mar 2017

In September 2015 the Alberta Government announced plans to establish a new provincial park called Castle Provincial Park and an expansion of the Castle Wildland Provincial Park. In January 2017 following a public consultation period the Alberta Government officially announced the designation of these parks and released a draft management plan for them. “The Castle […]

24Jan 2017

*****PLEASE NOTE THAT DUE TO WEATHER THE FOLLOWING EVENTS AT TWIN BUTTE HAVE BEEN RESCHEDULED FOR MARCH 8TH – TIME AND PLACE WILL REMAIN THE SAME****** The Waterton Biosphere Reserve is excited to show the newly released Waterton episode of Striking Balance in Twin Butte, Alberta on February 10th when the Oldman Watertshed Council and the Nature […]

23Jan 2017

Press Release: January 20, 2017 (Provided by the Bert Riggall Environmental Foundation) The Bert Riggall Environmental Foundation is pleased to announce the support of its Canada 150 project from the Community Foundation of Lethbridge and Southwest Alberta Canada 150 Fund Background: The story of conservation in southwest Alberta is of national significance. Many innovative approaches […]