Alberta Parks’ Vibrant Volunteers

Alberta Parks has a vibrant volunteer program. People who love the outdoors have dedicated thousands of hours to help support and conserve our province’s protected areas.


Did you know that there are three main ways you can share your time and expertise with us?


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New Cast Members Needed


Help tip the scales of knowledge! It’s never too early (or late) to assist young visitors in identifying their catch.

Looking for a unique volunteer opportunity this year? Bow Habitat Station is currently recruiting to their team of enthusiastic and dedicated volunteers!

As a volunteer, you play a key role in supporting programs and initiatives at Bow Habitat Station that reach over 100,000 visitors each year. Whether it’s getting your feet wet in search of invertebrates in the Interpretive Wetland, helping a new angler learn to cast at the Trout Pond, or leading fish trivia with visitors in the Discovery Centre – there’s a little something for everyone!

Best of all, no prior knowledge of fish or fishing is required – we’ll do the training to ensure you’re set up for success! Of course, it is an added bonus for us when we can learn from you too.

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Alberta Parks and Trout Unlimited Canada help restore the Bow

MallardRight now, there’s a small section of the Bow River bank in Fish Creek Provincial Park that looks like it’s been gift-wrapped in burlap. But what’s really interesting is what’s going on underneath the surface of the river at this spot, the longest side-channel on the Bow between Bearspaw, just west of Calgary, and Carseland, more than 50 km southeast of the city.

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