Keep J.J. Collett a beautiful place

Dear Editor;
The fall nature walk held on Sunday, Sept. 28, at the J.J. Collett Natural Area was attended by approximately 25 enthusiastic members. 

Dear Editor;

The fall nature walk held on Sunday, Sept. 28, at the J.J. Collett Natural Area was attended by approximately 25 enthusiastic members.  Members walked the new trail under ideal fall conditions and greatly appreciated the improved trail system.  Members included executive members, members and naturalist Charley Bird from Erskine. Any questions asked of Charley were fully answered as his many years of activity in this area made him a great source of knowledge and a pleasure to have on the walk. The day’s activities ended with a lunch and tired members. A day well spent. 

This area was given to the people of Alberta by J.J Collett and is meant for nature appreciation and is not meant for other activities. School groups are one of the appreciated users but late night partiers and bicycle users destroy what the area was meant to preserve. Area such as this are extremely hard to find and therefore should be kept in their original condition. The community as a whole should appreciate not only this area but should also appreciate the hard work and dedication of the J.J Collett Natural Area board members who voluntarily give their time and effort so that future generations will know nature in its pristine form. 

If you’re interested in becoming a member contact the town office or Jack Surbey. Your membership will let the contributors to the upkeep and maintenance of this area know that we care. Please become a member.

Eldred Stamp


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