Jessica Nelson

Dry Island Buffalo Jump Park’s campgrounds are to be closed under an Alberta Parks plan. Photo from MAMTA LULLA/Advocate staff

‘We’re losing what makes the Parkland so distinctive,” conservation specialist says

The Lacombe district will lose two sites with provincial park status: JJ Collett and the Narrows

Dry Island Buffalo Jump Park’s campgrounds are to be closed under an Alberta Parks plan. Photo from MAMTA LULLA/Advocate staff
Last years Annual Fall Walk: The annual event held at the JJ Collett Natural Area, about four kilometres south of Morningside off RR 261, saw around 45 people show up on a somewhat chilly Sept. 29. Everyone seemed to enjoy the time spent trekking around the numerous trails and the barbecue that followed. Charley and Laurence for leading the walks. The next big event will be the Spring Walk in May. Photos submitted

A walk with Charley Bird

The JJ Collett Provincial Natural Area Foundation is hosting their annual fall walk

Last years Annual Fall Walk: The annual event held at the JJ Collett Natural Area, about four kilometres south of Morningside off RR 261, saw around 45 people show up on a somewhat chilly Sept. 29. Everyone seemed to enjoy the time spent trekking around the numerous trails and the barbecue that followed. Charley and Laurence for leading the walks. The next big event will be the Spring Walk in May. Photos submitted
Honeybee hives near Sanger, Calif. (AP Photo/Scott Smith)

Lacombe beekeepers give the buzz on winterizing hives

Winterizing a honeybee hive is not a simple task, local apiarists say

Honeybee hives near Sanger, Calif. (AP Photo/Scott Smith)