2017 Workshop


Details about the workshop program will be listed as they become available.

Mail in registration: Download this form, fill the appropriate boxes, add your cheque made out to Alberta Native Plant Council and mail to the address on the form.

Online Registration: Please click over to this page.

For details of the Sunday Field trip click here.

Here is the initial list of speakers for the workshop:

Tentative Topic Speaker
What is biodiversity Neil Webster
Monitoring Biodiversity (ABMI) Tara Narwani
Invasive Species Impacts in Alberta Nicole Kimmel
Linear Feature Restoration Matthew Pyper
Use of Native Plants to Restore Disturbed Boreal Forest Lands Jean-Marie Sobze
City of Calgary Biodiversity Initiative Jenna Cross
How the Biodiversity Framework Could Protect Native Vegetation Shannon White
Kainai Ecosystem Protection Agency – Integrating Traditional Environmental Knowledge Kansie Fox
Livingstone – Porcupine Hills Cheryl Bradley
Cows and Fish – Landowner Engagement Norine Ambrose
TBD Michael Clark


Hotel Accommodations Available in Ponoka:

Canalta Ponoka:
1, 6707 Highway 53 West, Ponoka, AB t4J 1K3. Tel: 403-704-1177.
We reserved 30 rooms for April 28-30 at the reduced rate of $131
plus tax under the name “Alberta Native Plant Council”. They will hold
these rooms until March 28, 2017 after which they cannot guarantee
that rooms will be available.
See their website:      https://canaltahotels.com/our-properties/ponoka-canalta
Stampeder Inn:
4215 63 St, Ponoka, AB T4J 1K3. Tel: (403) 783-5535
This hotel has newly renovated rooms for $110 plus tax (a $10 discount for AMA
members), and economy rooms for $95 plus tax. They also provide rooms
for pets and/or smokers, if required.
See their website:    http://www.stampederinn.com
Western Budget Inn:
Rooms here are $89 plus tax.
See their website:     http://www.westernbudgetponoka.ca