Instagram-Worthy Spots in the Biosphere

There are so many great places to experience in the Beaver Hills Biosphere. Today, we’re featuring five that offer beautiful backdrops and Instagram-worthy photo opportunities. Check them out.

Meet a Board Member

The Beaver Hills Biosphere Reserve Association (BHBRA) relies on the expertise and leadership of our diverse Board of Directors to guide our organization. They stand behind each success and help position the Beaver Hills Biosphere as a leader among its Canadian counterparts. Today, we introduce you to one of our board members, Andi Romito.

Join Our Board

The Beaver Hills Biosphere Reserve Association is seeking committed individuals to join our board of directors. Interested? Contact us for more information.

We're Hosting a Wetland Webinar

You are invited to join us October 22 from 9 -11 AM for a continuation of the discussion about wetlands and surface water management in the Beaver Hills Biosphere. Here's a sneak peek at the various topics we'll be discussing and the online registration form. Don't miss it.

Survey: Help Support Research in the Biosphere

Did you know that physical distancing is important for wildlife safety as well? Researchers @ualberta are helping us conduct some research on safety with wildlife. Complete the survey to support this research and watch some short videos on how to be Bison Wise and Bear Aware. Participants can also opt-in to the prize draw for one of two $100 MEC gift cards.

Bison in Motion: An Update

In April we brought you the story of the journey of a herd of Wood Bison (sakaw’mostos in Cree) that were relocated from Elk Island National Park to Woodland Cree First Nation in northern Alberta. Here is an update on how the bison have settled into their new home and how the Nation continues their work to ensure long-term success of their new residents. (Photo: William Waldron)

Biosphere Stories: Tales from the Hay Lakes Trail

While it's not the first nor likely the last trip locals have taken down the Hay Lakes Trail, this tale speaks to the significance of community involvement and perseverance, something residents of the Beaver Hills are no strangers to.

Biosphere Bits

  • Lauren Van Dyke recently joined our partner organization, Land Stewardship Centre, and she’ll be focusing on climate resiliency planning within the Beaver Hills Biosphere. Learn how she’ll be contributing to our efforts over the next six months.
  • Season two of Striking Balance, which explores the sustainability challenges of nine different UNESCO Biosphere Reserves, will premiere this fall to audiences across Canada. The episode featuring Beaver Hills Biosphere is scheduled to premiere November 15.
  • Medicine that Walks: Learn more about a recent student research project about holistic Indigenous wellness and the Bison Belong Project in Elk Island and Banff National Parks.
  • Learn how our fellow biosphere, Waterton Biosphere Reserve Association has been hard at work to assist the endangered little brown bat with their successful Building Resilience for Bats program.
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