Ferry Point Community Camp-out/Bjorge Farm and View Points in the Battle River Valley.
Explore the beautiful Battle River Valley June 24 and 25, 2023.
Location: Meet at the Ferry Point Campground near Meeting Creek @ 10:00 a.m. Range Rd 184 north of Twp Rd 434, Rosalind, AB T0B 3Y0
This trip will involve travel to view points in the Battle River Hills each day, and a stop at the old homestead of the Bjorge’s to check for Turkey Vultures. Besides the vultures, some of the highlights of the trip might be Brown Thrasher, Great Horned Owl, Mountain Bluebird, Cliff Swallow, White-faced Ibis.
Come out for a day or the weekend. You have two ways to participate in this trip:
1. Go out on Saturday and meet at 10:00 a.m. and spend the day, bring your own lunch and drinks. Judy Boyd will be on hand to help identify species. On Saturday night there will be a potluck supper. Please bring an item to share. Also you can camp (tents or trailers) overnight at the Ferry Point Campground, south of the Battle River bridge on Range Road 184. There is a minimal charge for the campsite.
2. Go out on Sunday and meet at the campground at 10:00 a.m. bring your own lunch and drinks. Zoey Zapisocki will be on hand to ID wildflowers and grazing species.
Host: Judy Boyd 403-358-1098, please call to confirm attendance.
Call Myron Bjorge for more details about camping at 403-729-2631
Bring your binoculars, hat, sunscreen, camera/phone, insect repellent, water and energy snack and dress for the weather.
All are welcome, you do not have to be a RDRN member to attend.