For almost 50 years, Bow Valley Naturalists have been active in learning about local ecosystems and advocating for their protection.
- Acquire and disseminate knowledge of natural history.
- Stimulate interest in the appreciation of nature.
- Work for the protection and preservation of wildlife, wilderness areas, parks and natural ecosytems.
- Inform members and the public about environmental issues.
- Monthly meetings from October through April (except for December) on the fourth Tuesday of each month.
- Guest speakers present lectures on natural history topics and environmental issues.
- Christmas Bird Counts.
- Species Counts.
- Clean-up project, special projects.
- Assist with field monitoring, surveys.
- Yamnuska, 1974 (out of print).
- Vermilion Lakes Study, 1978 (available for $2.00 + Postage and Handling)
- published 3 times a year.
- current and archived copies of newsletter (available online and at the Whyte Museums of the Canadian Rockies, Banff and Canmore Libraries).
- A strong membership to sustain efforts to protect the natural world, in the face of ever-increasing numbers and complexity of environmental issues.
Board of Directors
The elected positions for a one year period are:
- Directors at Large (5 positions)
The activities of the Board of Directors consist of:
- Executive meetings.
- Meetings with government officials.
- Representation on issues, preparation of letters and briefs.
- Organizing events, public meetings.
Join the group!
We need you wherever you live in the Bow Valley, and welcome whatever help and support you can give us. Membership application.