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18th Aug

2017

A well-researched history and profile of Riverlot 56 appeared in the May edition of T8N Magazine. It also appears on their website, at t8nmagazine.com/riverlot-56/  

5th Feb

2017

Thursday Feb 2, 2017 What a wonderful day for skiing! The fresh snow was just enough to make the trail, now so wonderfully groomed, fabulous on this crisp winter day!  We are so fortunate to have this treasure, amidst the hustle and ...

3rd Sep

2016

eBird is a way to track the birds of Riverlot 56. Riverlot 56 is a hotspot for birding in the Edmonton region. What that means is that birders or bird watchers can record the sightings of birds they see in the natural area as part of ...

30th Apr

2016

This year’s TD Clean and Green RiverFest is scheduled for Saturday, May 7, 2016, from 2 – 5 pm (located behind St. Albert Centre). In addition to cleaning up along the river and planting trees, there will be an ...

20th Sep

2015

On Saturday, Sept. 19th, some Riverlot 56 board members attended ParkFest 2015 at Kingswood Park with a display ‘booth’ and lots of nature games and activities aimed at the younger generations. Despite a rather low turnout ...

16th Sep

2015

It’s time to pull out your cleaning gloves and get ready for Fall ParkFest! Come help beautify St. Albert on Saturday, September 19 at Fall ParkFest! The event will take place at Kingswood Park located at 395 Sir Winston ...

3rd Sep

2015

There is some neat work happening in September as we transplant shrubs and trees into the open areas with heavy equipment. The drought is limiting what we can do and this seems the best approach. We are waiting until a good frost ...

29th May

2015

Efforts to re-naturalize agriculturally disturbed open fields in Riverlot 56 are being financially supported by generous grants from the Alberta Conservation Association and Walmart-Evergreen.     ACA Conservation, Community ...

25th May

2015

May 22nd, 23rd and 24th were big Volunteer Days at Riverlot 56.   Over 600 one and two-year old spruce trees were planted over a three day period in the latter part of May. Some 30 students with teacher support came by bus on ...

10th May

2015

Your Help Is Needed   Join other volunteers on either Saturday May 23rd or Sunday May 24th, any time from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. This is the weekend following the long weekend.   We are planting small spruce trees to help ...