[SIMPLE] Prairie Creek Clearwater (PNT) Natural Area


Located about 2 km south of Rocky Mountain House, the site contains portions of both the Clearwater River and Prairie Creek.

[FP, NOT MUCH ON THIS NA.]

Prairie Creek Clearwater PNT 2005-02-19 (TBlake) Bridge Across Creek
Prairie Creek Clearwater PNT 2005-02-19 (TBlake) Bridge Across Creek

    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

    In close proximity to urban areas, this site is less than 1 km south of the confluence of the Prairie Creek and Clearwater River. The latter empties into the North Saskatchewan River about 1 km north of the NA.

    Topographical map of Prairie Creek Clearwater Natural Area; the square is the approximate center of the site. Image courtesy of https://atlas.gc.ca/toporama.
    Topographical map of Prairie Creek Clearwater Natural Area; the square is the approximate center of the site. Image courtesy of https://atlas.gc.ca/toporama.

    Clearwater River originates at the Clearwater Mountain and the name is believed to be descriptive. It has been in use since at least 1814 [1].

    Site Statistics

    Site NamePrairie Creek Clearwater (PNT)
    Site TypeNatural Area
    SubtypeProtective Notation (PNT)
    Natural Region(s)Dry Mixedwood
    O.C. No. (Land Ref. Manual)N/A
    PASite ID (Map Ref #)495
    Site # (Parks Website)N/A
    Total Area64.81 ha. (160.15 ac.)
    Steward-Status
    Recreation Activities
    IUCN
    Operated By
    Notes and Comments
    Statistics and Details for Prairie Creek Clearwater (PNT) Natural Area
    • Prairie Creek Clearwater PNT 2005-02-18 (TBlake) Bridge Across Creek
    • Prairie Creek Clearwater PNT 2005-02-19 (TBlake) PNT in a late winter squall
    • Prairie Creek Clearwater PNT 2005-02-19 (TBlake) Cut line to the Creek
    • Prairie Creek Clearwater PNT 2005-02-19 (TBlake) Bridge Across Creek

    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.

    1. Aubrey, Merrily K., ed. Concise Place Names of Alberta. Calgary: University of Calgary Press, 2006; p. 69.

    Editing, Review and Silence Procedure

    1. FRANK: Publish page
    2. HUBERT/PATSY: Assign page for editing by update tbd in the Title (4-
    3. Review for readability and alignment to SAPAA organizational reputation.
    4. Best available image
    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
    6. Review for formatting, e.g.: Centered captions, No empty blocks
    7. TEAM: Last walk through
      1. Any final discussion or notes
      2. Remove [name] from title
      3. Add to log book for silence procedure
      4. Delete these notes.

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