Alsike Bat Lake Natural Area

This Natural Area consists of two quarter-sections of land; Bat Lake is in the west and Alsike in the east.

Snowshoers descending to Bat Lake 2021-12-20 FPotter
Snowshoers descending to Bat Lake 2021-12-20 FPotter

Map of the Area

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Other Information

This Natural Area consists of two quarter-sections of land (SW16 and NE10 of Township 49, Range 4, West of the Fifth Meridian), and is located north of Highway 39 southwest of Edmonton and northeast of Pigeon Lake. Bat Lake is in the west and Alsike in the east.

Both portions of this natural area contain small, marshy lakes ringed by sedge meadow, cattail and willow; a small black spruce-tamarack/sphagnum community; and rolling uplands with aspen and balsam poplar and some birch and white spruce (Alberta Parks website, 2012).

Site Statistics

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Site Name: Alsike Bat Lake (NW)
Site Type: Natural Area
Subtype: Order-in-council (OC)
Natural Region: Central Mixedwood/Dry Mixedwood
O.C. No. (Land Ref. Manual): 454/71-39
Total Area: 114.65 ha. (283.29 ac.)
Steward-Status4. Unknown
Recreation Activities: none noted
IUCN Classification: II
Operated By: Parks Division
Statistics and Details for Alsike Bat Lake (NW)

References

The following links are provided as a courtesy but are not verified nor endorsed by SAPAA. Clicking on the link will cause you to leave the SAPAA website. Primary source of information is: Government of Alberta – Government of Alberta – Alsike Bat Lake Natural Area (2021-09-25)

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