Protecting the Castle

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Castle riverThe Castle is a necessary link

As part of the Crown of the Continent ecosystem, the Castle Wilderness area is the south corridor of connectivity for species moving between the US, Alberta, BC, and the Yukon.

The Castle is vital habitat

There is an abundance of biodiversity in the Castle Wilderness and the unique ecosystem sustains many species of rare wildlife.

The Castle is a source of water

Watersheds throughout and beyond southern Alberta depend on the headwaters that begin in the Castle Wilderness.

Getting deep into the weeds

The CCWC organizes weed pulls throughout the spring and summer where volunteers and guides search for and remove invasive plants by hand. These small actions have big impacts to the ecological health of the region.

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Take a hike!

This summer, grab your hiking boots and join us for hikes throughout the Castle region. And don’t worry about bringing a map! Our experienced guides will lead you through the Castle wilderness.

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The Castle-Crown Wilderness Coalition is dedicated to protecting the Castle Wilderness

Advocacy

The CCWC is a voice for the Castle Wilderness, promoting the legislated protection of the area for current and future Albertans.

Stewardship

With the help of volunteers, the CCWC supports the ongoing care and monitoring of this unique region.