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

News: Indigenous Day Set for August 23rd!

News: Indigenous Day Set for August 23rd!

After much planning and coordinating the new date for our Indigenous Day event will be AUGUST 23rd! Mark your calendars and come out and enjoy a celebration of the traditions and culture of the Stoney Nakoda people. If you have inquiries, questions or are interested in being a vendor please contact Sarah Parker at 403-851-9053 ...
Update: Indigenous Day Postponed!

Update: Indigenous Day Postponed!

Unfortunately due to the intense rains and flooding on our event field we have been forced to cancel our Indigenous Day event today. However, the good news is we are already planning a new date to reschedule it! Stay tuned for the new date and details!! Stay dry everyone!! ...
In the News: Cochrane Set to Celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day

In the News: Cochrane Set to Celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day

June 21 is Indigenous Peoples Day, a time to celebrate the history of First Nation, Inuit and Metis people in Canada , and Cochrane has a some big celebrations planed in conjunction with the Stoney Nakoda Nation. Along with Mitford School and Holy Spirit School, Glenbow Ranch Provincial park is planning a major event. Glenbow Ranch Provincial Park On June 21, Glenbow Ranch Provincial Park has a massive event planned complete with everything from traditional music, games and art, to educational walking tours. Kicking off at Noon the four-hour event will be a celebration of Indigenous culture and heritage. Sarah ...
Park Talk: Pilgrimage, Sanctuary, and the Place of Parks & Nature at End of Life

Park Talk: Pilgrimage, Sanctuary, and the Place of Parks & Nature at End of Life

Ready to explore the world you can't see?! Robert Berland's presentation will include a wide variety of photographs and movies of micro-organisms found living in ponds, rivers, streams, moss and fields including close-ups of arthropods, protozoa, and tardigrades (water bears). This amazing universe of organisms is all around us, and these aliens can be photographed with a microscope and digital camera ...

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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