45 Ave north of Kerry Wood Nature Centre and the 67 Street bridge.
Man-made ponds, wetlands, mixed-wood forest.
There are two parking lots, pit toilets, three km of trails. One trail circles the main pond, while anotyher trail goes up the hill to the east towards the Garden Heights subdivision. A third trail goes between the canoe launch and the main pond.
Ducks, Common Loon, Red-necked Grebe, Great Blue Heron, Osprey, Barred Owl, Belted Kingfisher, warblers, sparrows.
There is a canoe launch to the Red Deer River.
The Red Deer River Naturalists are not liable for any injury or damage whatsoever caused to yourself or others by using this guide.
- Use discretion when venturing into natural habitats.
- Do not trespass on private land.
- Some sites allow livestock grazing.
- Some sites allow hunting.
- Some sites in western regions are in bear/cougar habitat. Take all necessary precautions.
More birds will be seen in the spring and summer seasons, but all locations will have some winter birds. Typical and common species can be expected for each habitat described. Large deep lakes typically attract migrating waterfowl, (ducks, swans, and geese). Notable Species are species of special interest that have been recently recorded in or near the area.
Alberta Conservation Association’s (ACA) Alberta Discover Guide has 170 + Conservation Sites listed for the Central Alberta area. Check their website www.albertadiscoverguide.com for locations to pick up a printed version or get the pdf or app version at: www.albertadiscoverguide/getyourguide.cfm