Monthly Archives: May 2013

Potter the Burrowing Owl

On Wednesday May 29th, we were incredibly fortunate to host a visit from Lori Johnson from the Burrowing Owl Interpretive Centre in Moose Jaw and her beautiful bird named Potter. Four classes from Saskatoon Schools and one group from a … Continue reading

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EcoJustice Class Helps Out in the Garden

On the afternoon of May 27th, students with the EcoJustice Class from St. Edward School helped pull some weeds in the Prairie Habitat Garden. They were very interested in learning which of the plants in the garden were edible and … Continue reading

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Beekeeping with Barry Brown

In conjuction with the Nature City Festival, the Prairie Habitat Garden hosted an incredibly informative session with Barry Brown about beekeeping. In addition to his powerpoint presentation, Barry brought along his demonstration hive and a few queen bees for us … Continue reading

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Buffalo Beans

Buffalo Beans or Thermopsis rhombifolia is a plant that blooms early in the spring. If you’ve spent time outdoors in the Saskatchewan prairies, you’ve likely seen them growing in ditches and pastures. They are also known as “Golden Beans” or … Continue reading

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Joseph Naytowhow

Joseph will wrap up the Nature City Festival events in the Prairie Habitat Garden. His presentation will center around native plants and traditional First Nation knowledge. This event is open to the public and free of charge. You are more … Continue reading

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Nature City Festival

The Prairie Habitat Garden is please to particpate in the upcoming Nature City Festival taking place throughout Saskatoon during the last week of May. Participants will be informed and inspired to connect with and appreciate the nature that surrounds us … Continue reading

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