Contact Us


Biosphere Institute of the Bow Valley
Suite 201, 600a 9th Street
Canmore, Alberta T1W 2T2

Phone: (403) 678-3445
Fax: (403) 678-5730
Email: resource*

Drop by the Biosphere Resource Centre

This public Resource Centre is the base for our award-winning programs and includes wildlife and sustainable community displays and resources. It provides information on local and regional ecosystem issues, and houses an extensive bibliographic ecosystem database of more than 7,600 records, and a public library of 2,700 regional reports and maps.

Equipment is also available for public loan and includes:

  • Wildlife attractant removal equipment (pruners and fruit pickers)
  • Aquatic restoration equipment (garbage retrievers, pruners, work gloves, boots, etc.)
  • Kill-a-Watt meters
  • Digital Temperature Reader
  • Spot Thermal Camera
  • Caulking gun

The Resource Centre is open to the public from 9:00 am to noon and 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 pm Monday to Friday.

It is the greatest of all mistakes to do nothing because you can only do little.
Sydney Smith