Ponoka News readers sent in their photos of Bighorn Country. The photos show the many beautiful spots in the area along with the wildlife and fishing spots. There is even one photo of a deer winking to the camera.

Ponoka News readers send in their Bighorn Country photos

A request for photos of Bighorn Country brought in quite a few photos from our readers

It is clear our Ponoka News readers enjoy Bighorn Country.

A request for photos of the area shows that many readers travel there in the summer and winter months. With the province’s proposal to invest $40 million in five years, there are some readers who are not too excited about the changes. Other groups advocate for the change.

Alberta Environment and Parks has provided a survey as well as details of the proposal so Albertans can provide their input. Link below:

Read More: Alberta proposes $40 million investment into Bighorn Country over five years

Much thanks to all our readers for sending in their photos.



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