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Flights of Fancy highlights eagle migration in Alberta

Flights of Fancy highlights eagle migration in Alberta

Coinciding with the migratory season for many birds and raptors in the province, the Alberta Institute for Wildlife Conservation (AIWC) is holding its second annual Flights of Fancy event, Sept. 27.
Councillors appointed to intermunicipal review committees

Councillors appointed to intermunicipal review committees

Rocky View County (RVC) council unanimously appointed councillors to Intermunicipal Collaboration Framework (ICF) and Intermunicipal Development Plan (IDP) Review Committees at a regular meeting Sept. 11.
County holds open houses on off-site levy bylaw changes

County holds open houses on off-site levy bylaw changes

Residents who hope to make their voices heard before changes are made to three Rocky View County (RVC) off-site levy bylaws can do so at a series of open houses hosted by the County.
GRPF celebrates busy summer at the park

GRPF celebrates busy summer at the park

Glenbow Ranch Provincial Park enjoyed a busy, highlight-filled summer, according to Executive Director of the Glenbow Ranch Park Foundation (GRPF) Sarah Parker.
Cove Park rehabilitation nears completion

Cove Park rehabilitation nears completion

A project to rehabilitate Cove Park in Chestermere is nearing completion, and according to Kathy Russell, parks and recreation manager with the City of Chestermere, the park should be open before the end of the month.
Mobile Adventure Playground in Chestermere offers kids free play

Mobile Adventure Playground in Chestermere offers kids free play

Chestermere’s newest playground doesn’t look like the ones you probably played on as a kid. Instead, it looks different each time it’s set up, with unconventional toys and other objects brought out of a truck for children to play with and explore.
Helping hands to feed the hungry

Helping hands to feed the hungry

Twice each year, the communities of Cochrane, Bragg Creek, Bearspaw, Redwood Meadows and Springbank come together to help support the Cochrane Food Bank with a food drive.
Roundups allow disposal of agricultural material

Roundups allow disposal of agricultural material

Rocky View County (RVC) is once again providing opportunities for local producers to dispose of recyclable materials in an environmentally-conscious way through agricultural roundups – mobile collection stations for agricultural waste materials.
Nature First moving ahead with plans

Nature First moving ahead with plans

An organization formed to work to protect and promote the environment in Airdrie and area has officially obtained not-for-profit society status. Ken Hoehn, chair of Nature First Airdrie and Rocky View Foundation, made the announcement Aug. 23.
Chestermere goats proving strong weed killers

Chestermere goats proving strong weed killers

If you took your dog out to John Peake Park this summer, you may have seen the goats chomping on the greenery along the water’s edge.