Alberta Parks

Nature Source

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Welcome to Nature Source - Alberta Parks' new education portal! Explore resources and activities for both formal educators and families to deliver home-based learning. Some of our resources are also designed to support curriculum outcomes. Comments or suggestions are welcomed and can be sent to

Nature Moments Photo Album

Explore photos and videos that showcase wildlife in our parks through the seasons. Check back regularly as we update the album through the year.

Park Stories

Check out the Alberta Parks blog for stories on birding, stargazing, trip ideas and more!

Nature Source YouTube Channel

Explore the Alberta Parks Nature Source YouTube Channel for videos to connect you and your students or children to nature. Check back often, as we'll be posting more soon.

Virtual Experiences

Writing-on-Stone / Áísínai’pi 

In 2019, Writing-on-Stone / Áísínai’pi became Alberta's sixth UNESCO World Heritage Site, joining Dinosaur Provincial Park, Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump, Wood Buffalo National Park, Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks and Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park.

  • Travel Alberta’s Poly Google Virtual Experience: Throughout this virtual tour, you will experience the petroglyphs and pictographs found along the family-friendly Hoodoo and Battle Scene hiking trails. Narration is by the park's Blackfoot interpreter Saa'kokoto.
  • Oculus Virtual Experience: Blackfoot Elder Saa’kokoto joins Blackfoot actor Eugene Brave Rock to bring audiences inside a once in a lifetime experience - an Elder guided journey through Writing-on-Stone in Virtual Reality. This immersive video experience requires Gear VR, Go, or Quest headsets. 
  • Images In Stone: Writing-on-Stone / Áísínai’pi is profiled in a virtual exhibition prepared by the Musée de la civilisation. Experience the many layers of this cultural landscape through images, videos, oral histories and stories as shared by Blackfoot knowledge keepers and archaeologists.

Curriculum Linked Modules.

Updated: Jan 15, 2021