Hands and Heart

An open space in the forest with a view of a narrow creek going into the mountains

“One of the largest, most expansive urban parks in North America, [Fish Creek Provincial Park] is nestled like a safe haven amidst the bustling activity of the city”. And yet, with over 3 million visitors each year, this sensitive area is in need of a healing hand. In her story, Shana shares her love of her park and the community stewardship groups and volunteers at its heart.

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– By Shana Barbour-Welsh

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Oil painting of an aerial view of a riparian area