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
Beaver Hills Biosphere Blackfoot Grazing Association
Canadian Progress Club of Sherwood Park (FS) Edmonton Attendance Centre, Alberta Justice and Solicitor General
Edmonton Examiner Edmonton Bicycle and Touring Club (FS)
Edmonton Overlanders Orienteering Club (FS) Edmonton Nordic Ski Club
Grant MacEwan Mountain Club (FS) Friends of Blackfoot Society
Multiple Sclerosis Society – AB and NWT Division Margaret Toonen
Nordiq Canada Nordiq Alberta
Northern Alberta Radio Club Northlands Volunteer Services
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