Lower North Saskatchewan River Valley

Edmonton Ecological AreasThis is the river valley furthest from the mountains, adjacent to the Fort Saskatchewan river valley, on the north east side of Edmonton.  Here are links to our posts from this area:

Edmonton’s river valley is one of the most attractive features of our city. It covers an astounding 7400 hectares with over 150 kilometres of trails – the largest of any city in North America! Read more here…

Kennedale Wetland is Edmonton’s first experimental marsh. It treats stormwater from a 7250 ha area known as the Kennedale Storm Basin. Along the trail there are interpretive signs that describe how the wetland functions as well as multiple constructed docks from which you can sit and view the area. Read more here…

The osprey is neither a hawk nor eagle, but the only member of its own subfamily. Join Master Naturalist Beth Nanni as she watches an osprey hunting for food by clicking here to read more…

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