Get updates on changes to City services and closures.

View COVID-19 info and support

Calgary's Biodiversity

Calgary's Biodiversity

Sharing our urban spaces with wildlife.

Biodiversity means abundant and varied wildlife, and strong, healthy natural areas.

Calgarians value our rich natural areas and vibrant wildlife.

We are committed to promoting healthy urban living while conserving sensitive natural areas and the creatures that share our city.

Biodiversity projects

​Creating a balance between urban life and nature

Tools for conservation

​Policies and guidelines that lead our work


What we're doing: Biodiversity in action


Durban Commitment

We signed the international Durban Commitment.

This acknowledges our accountability and responsibility for the health and wellbeing of communities through:

  • protecting,
  • sustainably utilizing,
  • managing and,
  • recognizing biodiversity’s role as the foundation of our existence.

Our BiodiverCity

Received Council approval of  Our BiodiverCity, Calgary's 10-year biodiversity strategic plan and the Biodiversity PolicyThis plan and policy build on the City of Calgary ​Biodiversity Report 2014. ​

  • These documents will foster resilient, biologically diverse, open spaces and neighbourhoods for Calgarians, visitors, plants and wildlife.

BiodiverCity Advisory Committee

Creation of the BiodiverCity Advisory Committee.