Larches (E3-164)


Site Details

This 148-acre site is 19 km N of Sundre near the James River. To access this site from Highway 587, travel N on RR 5-1 to the end of the road, then proceed on foot across the pipeline right-of-way to the site’s SE corner. There is excellent ungulate habitat in a diverse forest consisting of black spruce, tamarack and bog birch, with a thick mossy ground cover as well as grasses and native flowering forbs and shrubs in open areas. Aspen, poplar, white spruce and lodgepole pines are also present, along with cattails in the wetter bog areas. Several cut lines criss-cross the site. Wildlife in the area includes elk, moose, white-tailed and mule deer and grouse. Rarer species, such as Canadian toads, may be found.

Restrictions

Day use only. No open fires. Foot access only.

Partners

Alberta Conservation Association, Alberta Fish & Game Association, Western Sky Land Trust Society

Quarter Sections

Pt.SE-35-034-05-W5M

Wildlife Management Units

320

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