the Kerry Wood Nature Centre & Historic Fort Normandeau


Business Number: 107878787RR0001

Our Mission

Our mission is to engage our community in our natural environment and cultural heritage through interpretation and education.

About the Kerry Wood Nature Centre & Historic Fort Normandeau

The Waskasoo Environmental Education Society (WEES) operates the Kerry Wood Nature Centre, Allen Bungalow, Historic Fort Normandeau, the Gaetz Lakes Sanctuary, and is responsible for natural and cultural history interpretation throughout the entire Waskasoo Park system.  WEES is a nonprofit charitable society governed by a volunteer board and managed by a professional staff of interpreters, educators and administrators. 

The Nature Centre and Fort offer an extensive program of natural and human history interpretation, environmental education, major special events, school, youth group and public programs, sleep-overs, day camps, Red Deer’s first natural playspace/outdoor classroom, and outdoor music garden.

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