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

Seeds – Hooks & Spikes

Challenges Grasslands are Facing

Canada’s Grasslands – The Nature of Things

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Braving the Cold on Family Day

Braving the Cold on Family Day

While the extreme cold kept a few participants with young children home, our Family Day Hike at the Ranch was a great time for those who bundled up and took part! The extreme cold temperatures and abundance of snow made for a perfect setting when Alan Sitter, our hike guide, described the bitter winter of 1883 that cost the lives of hundreds of cattle and changed the course of ranching in Southern Alberta. Dozens of deer were out too, digging in the snow to reach food sources ...
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Cochrane Eagle: Glenbow Ranch planning massive Indigenous celebration

Cochrane Eagle: Glenbow Ranch planning massive Indigenous celebration

Mark June 21 on your calendars as Glenbow Ranch is planning a massive celebration for National Indigenous Peoples Day. Sarah Parker, the park’s executive director, said while it is still early in the planning stages the park is looking to create a day that showcases all Indigenous culture has to offer. From dancing and drumming to Indigenous games, she said the event will be something for the whole family ...
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Park Talk: Badgers in your Backyard

Park Talk: Badgers in your Backyard

Badgers in your Backyard – A glimpse into the ecology of an important grassland predator. This presentation will give you insight into the ecology of North American badgers, demonstrate how these fossorial carnivores can help us maintain and restore healthily grassland systems, and dispel a few common myths ...
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Park Talk: Wildlife Rehabilitation

Park Talk: Wildlife Rehabilitation

We invite you to kick off this year's speaker series with a talk by Jenna McFarland at the Calgary Wildlife Rehabilitation Society about their organization's efforts in and around Calgary, especially with owls ...
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Upcoming Events

255001 Glenbow Road
Cochrane, Alberta T4C 0B7
Phone: 403-851-9053
Email: experienceglenbow@grpf.ca

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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