Telfordville (PNT) Natural Area


This quarter-section size Natural Area, located on Strawberry Creek about 45 km west of Leduc, is named after a former mayor of Leduc.

Creek Valley from NE Corner of NA, Telfordville, 2022-08-25 (H.Taube)
Creek Valley from NE Corner of NA, Telfordville, 2022-08-25 (H.Taube)

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

The land that surrounds Strawberry Creek in the Telfordville Natural Area is thick with mature aspen, peppered with balsam poplar and white spruce, and reinforced with diverse shrub and herb layers [1]. The surrounding land is private [2]. Access to the PNT is possible from the northeast corner [3].

Topographical map of Telfordville (PNT) Natural Area. Image courtesy of https://atlas.gc.ca/toporama.
Topographical map of Telfordville (PNT) Natural Area. Image courtesy of https://atlas.gc.ca/toporama.

Telfordville is Named after Robert Telford, former Leduc mayor and member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta, 1905-1913 [4].

Site Statistics

Site NameTelfordville (PNT)
Site TypeNatural Area
SubtypeProtective Notation (PNT)
Natural Region(s)Dry Mixedwood
O.C. No. (Land Ref. Manual)N/A
PASite ID (Map Ref #)455
Site # (Parks Website)N/A
Total Area64.35 ha. (159.02 ac.)
Steward-Status
Recreation Activities
IUCN
Operated By
Notes and Comments
Statistics and Details for Telfordville (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 (All links accessed on 2022-12-29).

  1. Von Hauff, Donna. Alberta’s Parks РOur Legacy. Edmonton: Alberta Recreation, Parks & Wildlife Foundation, 1992, p. 118.
  2. Leduc County, Land Ownership Map
  3. Exploring Telfordville (H. Taube), SAPAA Newsletter No. 46 April 2023, p.3.
  4. Wikipedia, Telfordville

Further Reading

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