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Tree Down - Park Watch

Park User Awareness

Tuesday, August 29, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Bow Valley Ranch, Fish Creek Provincial Park, 15975 Bow Bottom Trail SE

The Friends’ Park Watch Stewardship Program has been in existence since 2001, and since then, Volunteer Stewards have actively taken on the role of helping to foster a safe, beautiful and enjoyable natural environment for park users.

Park Watch Stewards provide a visible presence that encourages responsible park use while providing user education and the reporting of important observations via a new mobile Park Watch app to Fish Creek Provincial Park staff and the Friends. Providing assistance and information to park visitors, especially those who may be new to Fish Creek or the city, is one of the most rewarding ways to create awareness and encourage environmental stewardship.

The theme for this Park Watch Day is Trail Etiquette. The Friends and our community of volunteers will be at Bow Valley Ranch to provide information to park users. In addition to hosting an information booth, we will be offering free tours.


Natural History and the Evolution of Pathways in Fish Creek

  • Walking Tour
  • 11:00am – 12:00pm
  • As a founding member of the Friends, Wayne Meikle will lead a guided walk through the stream changes loop and share his 30+ years of experience in Fish Creek.


Friends in Action

  • Minibus Minitour
  • 1:00pm – 3:00pm (Each ride is about 30 minutes)
  • Learn about our watershed stewardship initiatives and how community donations are being used to conserve a truly unique naturalized urban park.


Our goal for the day is to provide the public with an opportunity to build a meaningful connection with nature and to learn about Fish Creek through unique experiences and stories. Both the walking and minibus tours are great options for all ages and abilities.

Should you find yourself in Fish Creek on this day, please stop by and say hello!

Please contact our Visitor Services Coordinator, Kumiko Kamiike, for more information at kumiko@friendsoffishcreek.org.


Event Details

August 29, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Cost: Free