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Fall Family Forest Fun – 2 dates!

Join us in Metro Continuing Education‘s newest outdoor programs. The Aquatic Biosphere will be running two fall guided walks, called “Fall Family Forest Fun” in October. Join our biologists for a stroll through the beautiful fall paths of the Larch Sanctuary in Edmonton. All ages are welcome. You’ll explore and examine the fall adaptions of our local ecosystems in preparation…

Youth Board Program Begins Sep 2020

The Aquatic Biosphere is pleased to welcome four students and recent graduates to join the Aquarium Society of Alberta’s Youth Board. From September to May, Andres, Anita, Anna and Sophie will be joining our Board to get first hand experience at how boards work. They will participate in meetings and ongoing projects, learn basic non-profit governance, and will work on…

Lake Cleanups in Alberta

The Aquatic Biosphere Project is working with regional dive clubs and the Alberta Underwater Council in lake bottom clean-up efforts by volunteers. A long standing effort by volunteer divers across the province, the Aquatic Biosphere conservation section is getting involved to catalogue and measure the waste retrieved for data collection and analysis. In understanding what is being tossed into our…

Interview with Jordan Beatty

  “If everyone just had one cause the world would be a better place” – Jordan Beatty Local Plastic Warriors By Tia Gabruch, B.Sc., P. Biol. September 2019 The first synthetic plastic was invented in 1907 by Belgium Chemist, Leo Baekland and over the last century, this invention has become embedded in our culture. Cosmetics, clothing, food, travelling, and even communication…

September Pub Night

No trout about it, the sea-sons are changing. Come mix and mingle in the Sherlock Holmes Pub loft on Wed Sept 25. Meet some new friends, learn some new things, and chat with the Aquatic Biosphere Team about their many exciting projects around fish, conservation, research and The Story of Water. Good food and pints to wash down these great puns.…

Guided Nature Walk Through the Larch Sanctuary

Discover the Whitemud Nature Reserve in the Edmonton Area Land Trust’s (EALT) Larch Sanctuary on Sunday August 25th from 11am to 1pm. The Aquatic Biosphere Project is once again partnering with EALT to provide a guided walk and exploration of this important ecosystem within our River Valley. The Whitemud Creek is an important corridor for wildlife in the River Valley…