Conservation

Lake Cleanups in Alberta

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…

Guided Nature Walk Through the Larch Sanctuary

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…

An Underwater Drone for the Biosphere

An Underwater Drone for the Biosphere

It’s time to gear up for summer! Everyone loves getting out their new equipment for the season and we’re no different. What new activities are you getting ready for this year? Here at the Aquatic Biosphere Project, we have some exciting things planned. As part of our ongoing efforts to establish a conservation aquarium in Alberta, we’re helping to tackle…

Find Us on National Geographic

Find Us on National Geographic

The Aquarium Society of Alberta’s Aquatic Biosphere Project is now an approved organisation on National Geographic’s Open Explorer program. Find our Aliens in Alberta Expedition and follow along as we mark a path of discovery on invasive species. Recent news reports and photos of giant carp in local waters have made headlines in the past few months. People discarding their pet fish…