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Register Now for the Spring Birding Course!

12-week program starts Monday, April 2, 2018

Enjoy watching, listening for, and learning about birds, but please do not feed the birds or other wildlife in Fish Creek Provincial Park. Read more

Fish Creek Provincial Park Notes

Increase Your Knowledge of Fascinating Bird Species as They Return from Their Wintering Grounds and See Them in Their Local Habitats!

Increase your knowledge of fascinating bird species as they return from their wintering grounds and see them in their local habitats! Whether you are a beginner, intermediate or expert, the Spring Birding Course will help you to identify the newly arriving  migrant birds, and allow you to become familiar with the valuable bird habitat near you. As a fundraiser for the Friends of Fish Creek, these courses will once again be conducted by dedicated lifelong naturalist Gus Yaki and other knowledgeable and experienced volunteer instructors.

Each outing is approx. 2.5 hours. Registration Required and fees apply.

Each week the Instructor will email the students for that week’s meeting location.

Thank you to Gus and the other Birding Course instructors, including John and Lorrie Anderson, Dan Arndt, Kingsley Blades, Rob and Theresa Brown, Trevor Churchill, Bernie Diebolt, Kris Fernet, Janet Gill, Barry Hertz, Peter Hoyer, Bob Lefebvre, David Mitchell, Rose Painter, Stephen Phelps, Stephen Spring, John Stegeman, Diane Stinson, Marian Swatschina, Dave and Martha Taylor, Tony Timmons, Wayne Walker and Rob Worona.

Fee: Once a week outing, Friends of Fish Creek Members: $60.00, Non-members: $100.00.

Twice a week outings, Friends of Fish Creek Members: $100.00, Non-members: $150.00

Youth 16 years of age or younger with registered adult: $5.00

All courses are conducted outdoors.

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Each week the Instructor will email the students for that week’s meeting location.

ONLINE FORM INSTRUCTIONS

1) Complete the form

2) Click Register for Birding Course

3) To pay through PayPal, please choose PayPal option from buttons below and go through the PayPal steps

PRINTABLE FORM INSTRUCTIONS

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6) You can also print this form and mail or deliver it to the Friends of Fish Creek with your payment of cash or cheque.

7) Our office is located at the Cookhouse at the Bow Valley Ranch, in Fish Creek Provincial Park (south end of Bow Bottom Tr. SE) Open 9 am – 5pm, Mon- Fri. Please call before coming down, 403-238-3841

8) Mailing address is:

Friends of Fish Creek

ATTN: Birding

PO Box 2780 Stn M

Calgary, AB T2P 2M7

Enjoy watching, listening for, and learning about birds, but please do not feed the birds in Fish Creek Provincial Park. Read more

Fish Creek Provincial Park Notes

Green-Winged Teal, photo courtesy of Anne Belton

For more information please contact birding@friendsoffishcreek.org

To register for the course, please send the following information to birding@friendsoffishcreek.org

  • Have you participated in this course previously?:
  • Total Number of Students in Party:
  • Email:
  • Additional email address – optional:
  • Adult # 1 Last Name:
  • Adult # 1 First Name:
  • Telephone Number:
  • Secondary Telephone Number:
  • Current Friends of Fish Creek Member: (yes,no,not sure)
  • Emergency Contact Person:
  • Emergency Contact Person Telephone Number:
  • Register for 1 or 2 days / week:
  • Course Day and Time:
  • Choose  Day
  • Mondays 9:15 am
  • Tuesdays 9:15 am
  • Wednesdays 9:15 am
  • Thursdays 9:15 am
  • Saturdays 9:00 am
  • Sundays 7:30 am
  • Sundays 9:00 am
  • Sundays 1:15 pm
  • If Taking Course 2 Days/Week Choose Additional Day
  • Mondays 9:15 am
  • Tuesdays 9:15 am
  • Wednesdays 9:15 am
  • Thursdays 9:15 am
  • Saturdays 9:00 am
  • Sundays 7:30 am
  • Sundays 9:00 am
  • Sundays 1:15 pm
  • If applicable
  • Adult #2 Last Name:
  • Adult #2 First Name:
  • Youth #1 Last Name:
  • Youth #1 First Name:
  • Youth #2 Last Name:
  • Youth #2 First Name:

By submitting this information to birding@friendsoffishcreek.org, I confirm that I have read and agree to the Terms & Conditions of the Course Payment can be made through PayPal, by calling in with a Credit Card number, or by dropping off payment at the Cookhouse By submitting this information to birding@friendsoffishcreek.org, I confirm that I have read and agree to the Terms & Conditions of the Course

Payment can be made through PayPal, by calling in with a Credit Card number, or by dropping off payment at the Cookhouse

 


Price for Course. If taking Course 1 Day / Week Choose Payment


 


Price for Course. If taking Course 2 Days / Week Choose Payment


 

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