Free Educational Resources

Are you home with your kids and looking for fun educational resources or perhaps planning a trip to Glenbow Ranch Provincial Park? If so, Glenbow Ranch Park Foundation is here to help!

Below are downloadable resources and we will be adding more regularly.

Wetlands Material

Glenbow Ranch Wetlands Outline

Wetland Invertebrate Identification Guide (to be used to for the worksheet below)

Wetland Invertebrate Identifier Worksheet

Grasslands Material

Grasslands Powerpoint

Travelling Plants Exercise

Stations Instructions

YouTube Videos

Seed Dispersal

The Dandelion


Seeds – Hooks & Spikes

Challenges Grasslands are Facing

Canada’s Grasslands – The Nature of Things

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More news

Alberta Beef Partnership

Alberta Beef Partnership

We here at the Glenbow Ranch Park Foundation are excited to showcase our partnership with Alberta Beef Producers through our Explore Grasslands Program. This partnership came into fruition on June 21st at Glenbow Ranch Provincial Park. Students from Airdrie's R.J Hawkey School attended the park and were greeted by the Copithornes (the Ranchers who are responsible for the cattle at the park,) as well as our very own program and outreach coordinator, Nathan Foy ...
Training for Translators begins at Glenbow Ranch!

Training for Translators begins at Glenbow Ranch!

On June 22nd, Palwinder (Paul) Singh and and Alejandro Vasquez, our volunteer Punjabi and Spanish translators, took park in training to prepare them for the tours they will lead in their respective languages.  Paul and Alejandro are just two of our five volunteer translators who will lead a series of tours here at Glenbow Ranch this summer as part of our Translated Visitor Services Initiative ...
Park Talk: Batman Presents

Park Talk: Batman Presents

Robert "Batman" Barclay will use photos to introduce the tremendous global diversity of bats, the types of bats that live in Alberta, their unique adaptations and life cycle, and some of the challenges they currently face, including white-nose syndrome (a fungal disease) and fatalities at wind turbines ...
Catalyst Day of Caring

Catalyst Day of Caring

Glenbow Ranch Park Foundation facilitated a corporate volunteer event at the park on Friday, June 22nd. Employees from Catalyst Group spent the morning at Glenbow Ranch weeding and enjoying a golf cart tour of the park. Also the sponsor of our Steward Program, Catalyst divided into two groups, with half taking an interpretive walk with our vegetation management specialists followed by pulling out invasive Hounds Tongue, an invasive plant found at the Park ...

Upcoming Events

255001 Glenbow Road
Cochrane, Alberta T4C 0B7
Phone: 403-851-9053

Park Hours
The park is open for your enjoyment Sunrise to Sunset every day of the year.

Visitor Information Centre
Open 11:00 am to 3:00 pm* on weekends over the fall and winter pending volunteer availability.





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