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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 chiebert@watertonbiosphere.com.
Photo of Little Brown Myotis by Erin Low