Nature First reaches official society status

Airdrie Echo - By Kelsey Yates
Multimedia Journalist

Local conservation group, Nature First, recently unveiled their new logo since they reached official society status.

"It's exciting to finally get society status, since you really can't approach fund­ing or grants without it;' said Fred Burley, Vice President of Nature First.
"Now we can move for­ward, and people know that we are legitimate." Burley has lived in Airdrie for 24 years and believes people in Airdrie will be eager to help out and fund­raise to secure a future park in Airdrie.

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First Major Donation

Nature First receives first major donation towards initiative

Airdrie Echo – By Kelsey Yates
Multimedia Journalist

Nature First, a new group in Airdrie advocating for wildlife, recently received their first large donation from Bow Valley Credit Union.

On Aug. 8, Bow Valley Credit Union donated $500 to Nature First’s initiative to purchase land within the City of Airdrie’s 12 Thousand Acre Plan to develop a nature reserve. Read more “Nature First receives first major donation towards initiative”