Dark Skies at the Creek

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Beaver Creek Conservation Area

Take highway #219 13km south of Saskatoon and turn right at the Beaver Creek Conservation Area sign.

Corman Park No. 344, SK

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Celebrate International Bat Week with Meewasin at Beaver Creek Conservation Area on Saturday, October 26, 2019.

Visit the centre during either our day or evening free events to learn about our night sky, nocturnal wildlife, and how light pollution affects the natural world around us!

Stay tuned to Meewasin social media for any changes to the schedule closer to the event. This event is sponsored by the Saskatoon Nature Society and the Saskatoon Centre of the Royal Astronomical Society.

To arrive onsite, take highway #219 13km south of Saskatoon and turn right at the Beaver Creek Conservation Area sign.


Event Schedule:

12:00 pm - 5:00 pm - Day Event

1:00 pm – Meet some live nocturnal animals, including brown bats!

2:00 to 3:30pm – Extended bat presentation & bat box building (separate ticket required - $40 per family)

3:30 pm to 4:00pm – Nocturnal Storytime in the theater.

6:30 pm – 11:00 pm – Evening Event

Night hikes and family activities offered throughout the evening based on demand.

7:00 pm – Hear Gardening Expert and Columnist with CBC, Lyndon Penner, tell tales of Scary Creatures of Saskatchewan.

8:00 pm – Join members of the Royal Astronomical Society to use telescopes to view the night sky.

8:30 pm – Hear local astronomer Rick Huziak talk about our night sky and why it’s worth protecting.


Register to attend the events. Please note that your registration guarantees you access to the interpretive centre for the event, but some programs (such as night hikes and the public talks) also have a limited capacity. Please note a separate ticket is required for the bat box workshop. We will do our best to accommodate your family during the event.

This is a free event, sponsored by both the Meewasin Valley Authority and the Saskatoon Nature Society. Your donation allows these events to continue in the future! You can donate here or at Beaver Creek's donation box.


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Beaver Creek Conservation Area

Take highway #219 13km south of Saskatoon and turn right at the Beaver Creek Conservation Area sign.

Corman Park No. 344, SK

Canada

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Refund Policy

Refunds up to 1 day before event

Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

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