Ellis Bird Farm is now closed for the season. See you next May 2019!
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NOTICE: Online school registrations
Online school registrations will be opening on February 4, 2019 at 8 AM. All teachers who are interested in booking one of our popular school programs should mark the date on their calendars, as the registrations usually book up in one day.
Summer Jobs at Ellis Bird Farm!
Ellis Bird Farm is looking for post-secondary students for the 2019 season. We require a Site Operations Assistant and 2-3 Site Services Assistants. We make an effort to hire local students, so anyone interested is encouraged to submit a cover letter and resume by January 31 to firstname.lastname@example.org. The successful applicant must be a full-time post-secondary student intending to return to full-time studies in the fall. The Site Operations Assistant will have a wide range of tasks and responsibilities relating to the gardens and landscaping including involvement in developing pollinator-friendly landscaping, tree and garden planting and maintenance, weed control, and development and installation of new landscaping features. The Site Services Assistant(s) will be involved in the day-to-day workings of the Ellis Bird Farm public operations. The students will be responsible for developing and presenting our programs and offerings to a wide range of audiences in various formats, assisting with the running of our Visitor Centre, and logging and relaying marketing and site-routine records.
Claudia Lipski Receives Prestigious Award from Nature Alberta
Claudia Lipski, Ellis Bird Farm's Education Coordinator, has received a prestigious award from Nature Alberta for her contribution to the Buffalo Lake Nature Club. The award - The Frank and Alice Harper Memorial Award - recognizes an individual’s unassuming commitment and service to a local Alberta nature club, and their efforts to support the betterment, efficiency, administration, operation and fulfillment of the club’s mandate. The award is named for Frank and Alice Harper, two long-time naturalists with the Lethbridge Naturalists Society who exemplified those admirable qualities of people who give whole-heartedly of themselves in carrying out the duties associated with keeping Alberta’s nature clubs active and vibrant. She was presented with the award by Nature Alberta Past President, Dr. Lou Carbyn.
Hours of Operation for next 2019 season will be: Tuesday through Sunday 11:00 am to 5:00 pm Holiday Mondays 11:00 am to 5:00 pm *Admission to EBF by drop-in visitors is by donation. *Tour groups must book ahead. Contact Ellis Bird Farm Event Calendar Check out our summer FAQ Questions you might have about EBF