Tag Archive | "Waterton Lakes National Park"

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Waterton hosts annual butterfly count

Posted on 17 July 2019 by staff | Comments Off on Waterton hosts annual butterfly count

Waterton Lakes National Park will hold its annual butterfly count, one of the longest running butterfly counts in Alberta, on…Continue Reading

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Kenow fire uncovered Waterton archaeology sites

Posted on 11 September 2018 by staff | Comments Off on Kenow fire uncovered Waterton archaeology sites

Last summer’s Kenow Wildfire destroyed more than 19,000 hectares in Waterton Lakes National Park and the resulting loss of vegetation has revealed archaeological sites that were previously hidden in the underbrush. Working alongside Parks Canada archaeologist Bill Perry, Rachel Lindemann, Alanna Shockley, Kevin Black Plume and Tatyanna Ewald, a graduate student from the University of…Continue Reading

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Waterton Lakes National Park open for Labour Day weekend

Posted on 31 August 2018 by staff | Comments Off on Waterton Lakes National Park open for Labour Day weekend

Although a wildfire continues to burn in the nearby United States, Waterton Lakes National Park is open for the Labour Day long weekend. While the Boundary wildfire is still active, it remains outside the park. Most areas in Waterton Lakes that were affected by the Boundary wildfire have re-opened. Many recreational opportunities and a full…Continue Reading

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Volunteers wanted for post-fire fencing clean up in Waterton

Posted on 28 August 2018 by Editor | Comments Off on Volunteers wanted for post-fire fencing clean up in Waterton

The Nature Conservancy of Canada is searching for volunteers to help clean up the remains of a wire fence in…Continue Reading

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Boundary wildfire update provided

Posted on 27 August 2018 by staff | Comments Off on Boundary wildfire update provided

Overnight rainfall suppressed the Boundary wildfire enough for officials to life an evacuation alert in effect since late last week…Continue Reading

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Boundary wildfire remains out of control

Posted on 26 August 2018 by staff | Comments Off on Boundary wildfire remains out of control

An evacuation alert remains in effect for all of Waterton Lakes National Park as the Boundary wildfire is still out…Continue Reading

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Waterton evacuation alert remains

Posted on 25 August 2018 by staff | Comments Off on Waterton evacuation alert remains

An evacuation alert remains in effect for all of Waterton Lakes National Park. All backcountry areas and hiking trails in…Continue Reading

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Wildfire closes much of Waterton Lakes National Park

Posted on 24 August 2018 by Editor | Comments Off on Wildfire closes much of Waterton Lakes National Park

Much of Waterton Lakes National Park is closed as a wildfire burns out of control in the Boundary Creek Valley.…Continue Reading

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Fort Macleod and district residents respond to wildfire crisis at Waterton

Posted on 12 September 2017 by Editor | Comments Off on Fort Macleod and district residents respond to wildfire crisis at Waterton

Fort Macleod and district residents opened their homes, farms and ranches Tuesday to people and livestock displaced by a wildfire that doubled in size overnight to about 20,000 hectares. That generosity of spirit didn’t surprise Premier Rachel Notley. “In situations like this Albertans don’t hesitate to step up and offer help,” Notley said Tuesday during…Continue Reading

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