[HT/PC-MEDIUM] Round Valley and Pembina Bigoray (PNT) Natural Areas


These two NA are scattered across three, non-adjoined, sites. Pembina Bigoray NA (PNT) west border follows the contours of the Pembina River.

[FP, MEDIUM DUE TO REFERENCES TO LANDOWNERSHIP]

Round Valley (red squares on right) and Pembina Bigoray (PNT). Image courtesy of Brazeau County, Land Ownership Map.
Round Valley (red squares on right) and Pembina Bigoray (PNT). Image courtesy of Brazeau County, Land Ownership Map.

Map of the Area

Any maps and map views are for general information only. Do not rely on them for navigation or to determine legal boundaries.

Other Information

This site contains mainly second growth aspen with some mature aspen-white spruce forest.

Intervening Landownership. The land between Pembina Bigoray (PNT) and the southern most Round Valley site is Crown Land although likely leased. The northern most Round Valley site is surrounded by private land [1].

Bigoray is named in honour of William Bigoray who was killed in 1944 while serving with the Royal Canadian Air Force [2].

Site Statistics

Site NameRound Valley
Site TypeNatural Area
SubtypeOrder-in-council (OC)
Natural Region(s)Central Mixedwood
O.C. No. (Land Ref. Manual)454/71
PASite ID (Map Ref #)140
Site # (Parks Website)566
Total Area128.10 ha. (316.54 ac.)
Steward-Status
Recreation Activitiesnone noted
IUCNII
Operated ByParks Division
Notes and Comments
Statistics and Details for Round Valley Natural Area
Site NamePembina Bigoray (PNT)
Site TypeNatural Area
SubtypeProtective Notation (PNT)
Natural Region(s)Central Mixedwood
O.C. No. (Land Ref. Manual)N/A
PASite ID (Map Ref #)460
Site # (Parks Website)N/A
Total Area314.63 ha. (777.47 ac.)
Steward-Status
Recreation Activities
IUCN
Operated By
Notes and Comments
Statistics and Details for Pembina Bigoray (PNT) Natural Area

References

The following links are provided as a courtesy but are not verified or endorsed by SAPAA. Clicking on the link will cause you to leave the SAPAA website. Primary source of information is the Government of Alberta – Information & Facilities – Round Valley Natural Area | Alberta Parks (All links accessed on 2022-12-24).

  1. Maps | Brazeau County
  2. Aubrey, Merrily K., ed. Concise Place Names of Alberta. Calgary: University of Calgary Press, 2006; p. 30.

Further Reading [OPTIONAL]

Editing, Review and Silence Procedure

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  5. Review for accuracy including:
    1. Correct map and site statistics
    2. Area size is correct
    3. Standards (e.g. use of hyphens, spelling, etc.)
    4. References are accessible and and notes match
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