A variety of Special Events are sponsored by the ENC.
Annual Club Banquet
Our banquet, held in the spring, is a social gathering and an opportunity to recognize and celebrate those who have made outstanding contributions. A guest speaker is scheduled.
Tickets are available prior to the event.
See the link below for full details.
Annual Snow Goose Chase
The ENC holds this event in April. It's an opportunity for inner city groups to travel to the Tofield, AB area to witness the marvels of migration thanks to event sponsors.
In conjunction with this, the Town of Tofield is holding a Spring Migration Tour for 2018.
Detailed information is available through the link below.
Annual Grasslands Tour
Brooks and Milk River May Bird Species Counts
These events are hosted by the ENC in conjunction with Nature Calgary. Many miles of rough trails are traversed in search of grassland species, all made possible by the co-operation
of local landowners and businesses. Details distributed to members via email.
Nature Appreciation Weekend - August
Members are invited to participate as day trippers or campers. Activities include: nature walks to observe flora and fauna, birding and campfire.
Full details on the location and schedule are emailed to club members.
Edmonton Christmas Bird Count (ECBC)
Local naturalists have continuously held these seasonal counts for over 50 years as part of a large, world-wide citizen-science project.
In 1987 Edmonton set the world record of participants on a CBC and the number of 1288 counters still holds today!
Information gathered contributes to an immense database managed and analysed by Bird Studies Canada and the Audubon Society.