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Flower Focus Group

The Flower Focus Group meets every third Wednesday of the month in the Theatre of the Kerry Wood Nature Center between 10:00 a.m. and noon.  Check coming events for itineraries. Sessions in the spring and fall months may involve field trips so, dress for the weather.  Please contact Don Wales at 403-343-2937 or email Don at don@hexapod.ca for more information.


Interesting plant sightings:

Small Round-leaved Orchid (Amerorchis rotundifolia var. lineata), double-flowered  Sparrow’s egg Lady’s Slipper (Cypripedium passerinum), variation of Fairy Slipper (Calypso bulbosa)

To see photos of these, please click here.

Native Plant Garden

RDRN has funded a native plant garden at the Kerry Wood Nature Centre. It is located to the south of the main doors. RDRN is indebted to the Red Deer Garden Club for their tireless work in maintaining the garden. To see plants located in the garden and information about them, please click here.

planting pine lodgepole

Common Alberta Trees

Several years ago, RDRN planted representative specimens of common Alberta trees at the Kerry Wood Nature Centre. To see information about some common trees of Alberta, please click here.

Ever wonder about all those flower seed packages for sale? We did and so, RDRN in cooperation with Ellis Bird Farm bought 10 different packages. We planted them to see what would grow. You may be surprised. For more information, please Click here.