Clean-up event in the Ghost Watershed

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Clean-up event in the Ghost Watershed

Join us to keep Public Lands in the beautiful Ghost River Watershed clean.

When and where

Date and time

Location

South Ghost Staging Area 27230 Forestry Trunk Road Bighorn No. 8, AB T0L Canada

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About this event

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The Ghost Watershed Alliance Society and the Alberta Backcountry Hunters and Anglers are partnering to organize a clean-up event on public lands within the Ghost Watershed.

Help keep this beautiful area clean by joining us on August 14th!

We will meet at 12:00pm and the clean-up day will end at 4:00pm.

Meeting location map link: South Ghost 4x4 Staging Area

We will be providing garbage bags and work gloves if you don't have your own.

BYO-BBQ: Bring chairs or tailgates, hot dogs/burgers, portable BBQ's, and a few suds and we'll have a community BBQ to finish off the day!

Please note:

The clean-up event involves frequent bending or kneeing down and may involve carrying heavier items. You will be taking part in the clean-up day at your own risk. You will have to be reasonably fit and we will require that you sign a waiver as well as a photo release prior to commencing the work. Photos and video footage will be taken during the field day and may be posted on the websites of BHA and GWAS as well as social media.

By registering for the clean-up day, you agree to the terms listed below.

FAQs

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

You need to be 18 years of age or older unless accompanied by a parent or guardian and be physically fit to collect garbage from the ground.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

The clean-up sites are easily accessible from the Forestry Trunk Road (gravel with pot holes). We will park by the road.

What can I bring for the event?

  • Please dress for potentially rapidly changing weather conditions in the mountains.
  • Bring sturdy, waterproof hiking or work boots, work gloves and safety glasses if you have.
  • Hat, sunscreen and bug spray.
  • If you have tools such as garbage pickers, please bring them along.
  • Water for yourselves.

Where can I find out more about the organizer?

You can visit the website of Ghost Watershed Alliance Society at www.ghostwatershed.ca and the Backcountry Hunters and Anglers Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/groups/AlbertaBackcountryHunters/

Photo credits: M. Krainer, K. Lee, C. Hill

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By registering for the clean-up day, you agree to the following terms:

By registering for this clean-up day organized by Ghost Watershed Alliance Society (GWAS) and Alberta Backcountry Hunters and Anglers (BHA), you, for yourself, your heirs, executors, administrators, successors and assigns, hereby release, waive and forever discharge GWAS, BHA and all its respective subsidiaries, agents, officials, servants, contractors, representatives, elected and appointed officials, successors and assigns of and from all claims, demands, damages, cost, expenses, actions, causes of action, whether in law or equity, in respect of death, injury, loss or damage to your person, or property howsoever caused, arising or to arise by reason of my participation in the said event, whether as participant or otherwise, whether prior to, during or subsequent to the event and notwithstanding that same may have been contributed to or occasioned by the negligence of any of the aforesaid.

You further hereby undertake to hold and save harmless and agree to indemnify all of the aforesaid from and against all liability incurred by any or all of them arising as a result of, or in any way connected with, your participation in the said event.

You acknowledge that hiking in the backcountry involves inherent risks, including, but in no way limited to, risks associated with weather, natural occurrences, risks from third parties operating in the area, and risks associated with wildlife, that may cause serious injury and possibly death to participants.