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Join the Waterton Biosphere Reserve Association for two species at risk project workshops this summer.
Workshop #1:
Building Resilience for Bats
  • Learn about the Waterton Biosphere Reserve Association’s project and how WBR residents have helped
  • Hear from Susan Holroyd with the Alberta Community Bat Program
  • Share your knowledge about possible bat roosting sites
  • Watch for emerging bats and “listen” to them using bat detectors
Date: Wednesday, August 4, 2021
Time: 7:30pm – 10:30pm
Place: Coalfield Hall (near Beaver Mines) then moving to a nearby bat roost location
Workshop #2:
Stewarding Trumpeter Swans Through the Seasons
  • Find out why the Waterton Biosphere Reserve’s trumpeter swan population is unique
  • Explore swan habitat and search for cygnets
  • Hear from the Alberta trumpeter swan recovery team lead, Mark Heckbert (Alberta Environment and Parks)
  • Share your knowledge of swan use on local waterbodies
Date: Tuesday, August 24, 2021
Time: 1:00pm – 4:30pm
Place: Boundary Creek Community Hall then moving to Police Outpost Provincial Park area
To register for either of these free workshops, please email Crystal at
Photo of Little Brown Myotis by Erin Low