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Did you know that two thirds of Edmontonians live within a ten minute walk of a natural area park? These parks are different from conventional, manicured parks. They are managed in a way that puts nature first, by protecting native wildlife habitat and natural processes. These parks also let us learn about nature right in our own backyard.

This Conservation Atlas provides information about the natural area parks in Edmonton's tablelands (the flat lands above the River Valley and ravines). It contains hotlinks to detailed information and maps of each location. You can also use the atlas key (legend) at the bottom of the page to view the corresponding site information.

Explore these pages to learn about the location of natural area parks near your neighbourhood, how to access them, what plants and wildlife you might find at each, and to see photos of each site. We hope you enjoy learning about these unique areas.

Poplar Lake Canossa Treestand Dunluce Treestand Baranow Treestand Cumberland Treestand Henry Singer Wetlands Dunvegan Treestand Secord Treestand Secord Wetland Winterburn Woodland Callingwood Treestand Oleskiw Treestand Gariepy Treestand Section 19 Woodlot Ramsay Heights Treestand Falconer Heights Treestand Hodgson Wetland Southwest Highland Ambleside Treestand Southwest Mixedwood North Virginia Park Woodland Virginia Park Woodland Greenfield Treestand Graunke Park Starblanket Park Pollard Meadows Southeast Corner Slough Maple Ridge Wetland Fulton Marsh Constructed Wetland Roper Pond Constructed Wetland

Next Steps

The next step in this project is to include similar information for Edmonton's river valley and ravines. The tableland sites were prioritized because they are generally not as widely-known as the river valley and ravine areas.

Reports

In some cases, additional reports have been listed on the site pages; however, many of these reports are not available for distribution on-line. If you are interested in viewing these reports please contact the Office of Natural Areas Conservation (see contact info below).

We'd welcome your input!

If you have information or photos you'd like to share with us about a natural area in the City of Edmonton, please email us. We hope to continue to build this Conservation Atlas over time, and we would love your help with this.

Conservation Atlas Key

No. Identifier Name Neighbourhood
1 NE 8099 Poplar Lake Klarvatten
2 NW 7017A Canossa Treestand Canossa
3 NW 643 Dunluce Treestand Dunluce
4 NW 7123 Baranow Treestand Baranow
5 NW 77 Cumberland Treestand Cumberland
6 NW 7060 Henry Singer Wetlands Rampart
7 NW 644 Dunvegan Treestand Athlone
8 NW 7010A Secord Treestand Secord
9 NW 7010D Secord Wetland Secord
10 NW 302 Winterburn Woodland Hamptons
11 NW 640 Callingwood Treestand Canossa
12 NW 638 Oleskiw Treestand Oleskiw
13 NW 641 Gariepy Treestand Gariepy
14 NW 384 Section 19 Woodlot Rural West
15 SW 6104 Ramsay Heights Treestand Ramsay Heights
16 SW 711 Falconer Heights Treestand Falconer Heights
17 SW 6002 Hodgson Wetland Hodgson
18 SW 86 Southwest Highland Magrath
19 SW 40 Ambleside Treestand Ambleside
20 SW 6001 Southwest Mixedwood Natural Area Rutherford
21 SW 74 North Virginia Park Woodland MacEwan
22 SW 31 Virginia Park Woodland Rutherford
23 SW 6112 Greenfield Treestand Greenfield
24 SE 404 Graunke Park Weinlos
25 SE 405 Starblanket Park Bisset
26 SE 407 Pollard Meadows Natural Area Pollard Meadows
27 SE 5010 Southeast Corner Slough Rural Southeast
28 SE 238 Maple Ridge Wetland Maple Ridge Industrial
29 N.A. Fulton Marsh Constructed Wetland The Meadows
30 N.A. Roper Pond Constructed Wetland Roper Industrial

 

For More Information

Office of Biodiversity

Telephone

311

Fax 780-496-1150
Email naturalareas@edmonton.ca

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