Free Compost from Shepard or Spyhill Landfills April 25 – June 11

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Starting April 18, book your appointment to pick up free compost from Shepard or Spyhill Landfills Free compost is available between April 25 and June 11 1 Appointment per household only Pickup location addresses: Spyhill Compost Giveaway Site: 11808 – 69 Street NW Shepard Compost Giveaway Site: 12111 – 68 Street SE Compost pick up appointments will be released in …

Where to See Fall Foliage in Calgary

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It looks like fall. It feels like fall. Summer is officially over and now is the golden season of fall! Here are a few places in Calgary where you can see fall foliage: Prince’s Island Park: 698 Eau Claire Ave SW Confederation Park: 24 Avenue & 14 Street NW to 30 Avenue & 10 Street NW Edworthy Park: South Access …

Use Fire Pits Responsibly

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The use of the following items must meet Calgary’s Community Standards Bylaw for your safety and enjoyment, as well as your neighbours: Backyard fire pits Outdoor fireplaces Wood burning ovens Chimeneas There had recently been a fire ban advisory issued on July 16 due to poor air quality in Calgary, which was then lifted on July 21. Always check if a Fire Ban is …

Summer Neighbourhood Nature Challenge Contest

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The City of Calgary is organizing a Summer Neighbourhood Nature Challenge contest. Join the contest to explore nature and get the chance to win a Parks prize pack! How to join this summer nature challenge? Follow the Calgary Parks Facebook page . Each week one challenge will be posted. Follow the instructions in the post for a chance to win. The contest …

Fire Ban Advisory in Place for Calgary

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A fire ban  is issued to restrict or temporarily ban types of fire use because of a high fire danger and poor air quality;  includes a list of prohibited fire uses.  A Fire ban advisory has recently been issued for the City of Calgary. Under the fire ban, the following are prohibited:  Open fires  Fire pits  Outdoor chimeneas  Recreational solid …

Receive 2 shots and Win an Outdoor Adventure: Alberta’s Outdoor Adventure Vaccine Lottery

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Alberta residents 18+ who have had their 2nd dose now have another opportunity to win by entering the Outdoor Adventure Vaccine Lottery. Prizes include: winner’s choice of a special harvest hunting license for either 2022 or 2023. lifetime hunting license (a combination package consisting of a wildlife certificate, resident general white-tailed deer licence, and a resident game bird licence for …