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Learn about mushrooms, butterflies, birds, mammals and the habitat we share with them right here in Edmonton’s green spaces. Join local nature enthusiasts and deepen the connection between your family and our beautiful, complex planet.

The mission of Family Nature Nights is to promote positive experiences for youth and their families with nature, science and urban wilderness. Programming is designed for 4-12 year olds, but nature lovers of all ages are welcome.

Family Nature Nights are free 2 hour events that occur in locations across Edmonton.

2018 Family Nature Nights

Registration: 6-6:25pm
Event Time: 6:30-8:30pm

Urban Critters

Date: Wednesday July 11 
LocationWhitemud Park near the Alfred Savage Centre 
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Birds 

Date: Wednesday July 18 
LocationLois Hole Centennial Provincial Park 
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Water

Date: Wednesday July 25 
LocationGold Bar Park 
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Trees

Date: Wednesday August 1 
LocationJackie Parker Park
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Butterflies and Spiders

Date: Wednesday August 8 
LocationHawrelak Park near Picnic Shelter #2
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Fungi, Moss, and Lichen

Date: Wednesday August 15 
LocationTwin Brooks District and Nature Park  
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For a map of exact locations within the parks, please visit the Nature Alberta Facebook page the day before the event!

Nature Kids by Nature Alberta

Nature Kids is a province-wide club for youth and families who want to learn about nature and have fun at the same time! Nature Kids teaches children (aged 5–11) and their families about nature. The program provides educational materials and organizes monthly field trip experiences that promote being outdoors, observing nature, scientific investigation, environmental stewardship and healthy living.

Join Nature Kids

A one year family membership is $25 + GST and includes access to monthly Explorer Day field trips, NatureWild electronic magazine, the home learning Action Awards Program and membership in Nature Alberta.

If you are interested in taking a more involved role, contact us about becoming a Nature Kids club leader!

Call 780-427-8124 or email naturekids@naturealberta.ca

Nature Alberta Events Calendar: Find information about Nature Alberta events in Edmonton and across Alberta. Many are free to participants.
 

For More Information

Shauna Richard

Email shauna.richard@edmonton.ca

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