Be a Friend

A Friend of the Birkie is an organization or individual that promotes the Festival or contributes in some other way to the Birkie. The Birkie invites any person or organization to help by becoming a Friend by emailing our office.

We would like to thank the following for being Birkie Friends:

Alberta Environment and Parks, Parks Division Staff Alberta Environment and Parks, Parks Division Volunteers
Alberta Trail Riders Association (FS) Garry Atchison, Meteorologist
ATCO Blackfoot Grazing Association
Beaver Hills Biosphere Edmonton Attendance Centre, Alberta Justice and Solicitor General
Canadian Progress Club of Sherwood Park (FS) Edmonton Bicycle and Touring Club (FS)
Edmonton Examiner Edmonton Nordic Ski Club
Edmonton Overlanders Orienteering Club (FS) Friends of Blackfoot Society
Grant MacEwan Mountain Club (FS) Margaret Toonen
Multiple Sclerosis Society – AB and NWT Division Nordiq Alberta
Nordiq Canada Northlands Volunteer Services
Northern Alberta Radio Club Rescue Dynamics
175th Southwood Scouting Group (FS) River Valley Revenge (FS)
Strathcona County Information and Volunteer Centre St. Albert Community Information and Volunteer Centre
Survivorfest 24 (FS) Strathcona Wilderness Centre
Verner Steinbru, Viking! University of Alberta Outdoor Club (FS)
Shirley Yakamitz Waskahegan Trail Association (FS)

FS = Food Station Hosts