First held in May 2017, the Day on the Creek is a unique outdoor learning experience where over 800 students, teachers, parents, and the general public can learn about the environment and human history along Pincher Creek and explore the importance of watershed stewardship. Day on the Creek is hosted by Waterton Biosphere Reserve Association along with the Town of Pincher Creek, Alberta Parks, and the Livingstone Range School Division.
During the Day on the Creek event, a series of learning stations are set up along and adjacent to Pincher Creek where it runs through the town of Pincher Creek. More than 80 presenters and volunteers from the community and 20 partner organizations come together to address a variety of topics and offer learning activities. Students and their teachers from Canyon, Matthew Halton and St. Michael’s Schools are invited to spend the day along the creek and are scheduled to attend one or more presentations between 9 am and 3 pm. There are also a number of unscheduled activities ongoing throughout the day. While focused on the needs of students, everyone is welcome to attend the Day on the Creek and explore the various learning activities including:
Visit the Waterton Biosphere Reserve Facebook album and you can also check out the schedules from 2018 and 2019 and a description of 2019 activities to get an idea of what the Day on the Creek 2020 event may look like. If you would like to support the Day on the Creek 2020 please contact Nora Manners at firstname.lastname@example.org or 403-627-1473.