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Flooding in Fish Creek

Flooding in Fish Creek Location: Fish Creek Environmental Learning Centre, When: Thursday, September 26, 2013 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm Email: WebSite: / Flood Education in Fish Creek The flood of June 2013 along the Bow River and Fish Creek has had a substantial impact on Fish Creek Provincial Park. The water has now receded, but the effects of the flood will be felt for years to come. Learn how bridges, pathways and picnic areas were affected and how improvements to park infrastructure since 2005, like the bridge reconstruction and engineered wetlands, helped to minimize the damage in the park. Explore the similarities and differences between the 2005 and 2013 floods and learn about the ongoing challenges faced by the Park to clean-up, rebuild and reassess the most heavily affected areas of Fish Creek Provincial Park. What: Flooding in Fish Creek – Speaker Series presentation When: Thursday, Sep 26, 7:00pm - 8:00pm Presented by Katie Pearson, Project and Programs Director, Friends of Fish Creek, and Jennell Rempel, Visitor Services Coordinator, Fish Creek Provincial Park. Admission: Free to Friends members, $5 for non-members. Where: Fish Creek Environmental Learning Centre, Shannon Terrace, Fish Creek Provincial Park (13931 Woodpath Rd. SW - Access via 130 Ave. SW and 37 St. SW) Registration Required. To register or for more information contact: Chris Lalonde, Communications Coordinator Friends of Fish Creek Provincial Park Society 403-238-3841 ###. Event Details. Location: Fish Creek