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Thursday, 01 September 2011 11:37

Waterton Park fire ban over

A note from officials at Waterton National Park:
Please note that due to recent precipitation and upcoming weather forecasts, the Waterton Lakes National Park fire ban is no longer in
effect.
Friday, 26 August 2011 15:20

Bat study to provide valuable information

By Susan Quinlan
Waterton Lakes National Park
Every summer, Parks Canada staff at Waterton take on different research projects, but some may say this year they’ve gone batty; that is, researchers there, along with others in Glacier National Park, are undertaking a study to determine species type and population numbers of bats found in that region, given a fungal threat migrating westward that may prove devastating.

Friday, 19 August 2011 14:09

Boaters try to out mussel pests

By Jamie Woodford
Waterton Lakes National Park
Waterton Lakes National Park officials are taking measures to ensure an invasive species doesn’t take over the area. No, it’s not aliens from outer space, but alien quagga mussels. These mussels reproduce at such a swift rate that they’re impossible to to eliminate.

By Susan Quinlan
Nanton
With a nod to contributions made by the province’s pioneers, Alberta’s Geographical Names Program supports those wanting to pay homage to those that built this province.

Wednesday, 27 July 2011 09:03

Regional temps relatively normal

By Susan Quinlan
Southern Alberta
Now well into July, some people are asking where’s summer, but according to Environment Canada meteorologist Dan Kulak, temperatures in southern Alberta haven’t really been that unusual.

Submitted
Waterton Lakes National Park
Parks Canada is pleased to announce the launch of a new national program of exploration and activities specifically designed for children aged six to 11 and their families.

By Susan Quinlan
Waterton Lakes National Park
This summer, a special crew of Waterton National Parks’ staff will educate visitors about ‘Living With Wildlife,’ suggesting ways to view wildlife while keeping both humans and animals safe.

Submitted by Palliser Regional Schools
Coaldale
A Palliser teacher and her husband — a Lethbridge entrepreneur — are donating $5,000 to John Davidson School in Coaldale to start a school library to serve students and their families in hopes they will unlock the life-changing potential of literacy, just as her own family did.

By Susan Quinlan
Fort Macleod
Fort Macleod’s Fort Museum has received honourable mention by the Canadian Museums Association for The Red Coats are Coming, one of the museum’s educational programs.

Submitted by Palliser Regional Schools
Coaldale
Staff members at Kate Andrews High School in Coaldale collectively dropped 108 pounds on their way to raising more than $5,000 for the Coaldale Food Bank during a six-week wellness campaign.

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