Spotted Knapweed. Photo credit: Parks Canada

This community event is organized by one of the partners in the Southwest Alberta Cooperative Weed Management Area (SWACWMA).

DATE: Saturday July 23, 2016
TIME:  from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m
LOCATION: Meet on the Blakiston Fan in Waterton Lakes National Park
EVENT ORGANIZER: Waterton Lakes National Park

DETAILS:   Help keep Waterton Lakes National Park free of Spotted Knapweed !


  • No experience necessary – just a willingness to help pick and bag knapweed
  • Bring your appetite for a FREE BBQ lunch
  • Does involve repetitive, light physical labour (bending over, picking up)
  • Volunteer for a half-day shift (or longer!)

Volunteer duties:

  • Pitch in and head off a stampede of billions of weed seeds by pulling Knapweed plants
  • RSVP for lunch and FREE day-entry into Waterton Lakes National Park

CONTACT:  For more info and to RSVP contact William Greene
Email: Tel: 403-859-2702


For more information on SWACWMA and other coming community volunteer events please click here.