Riparian Areas

Media Releases & Op-eds

Biodiversity Stewardship Area Proposal South of Wood Buffalo National Park Welcome

Today the Alberta government proposed permanent protection of a significant area of lands south of Wood Buffalo National Park that are important for wildlife and Indigenous communities. Alberta Wilderness Association (AWA) welcomes this proposal and the associated public consultation process. Read more about Biodiversity Stewardship Area Proposal South of Wood Buffalo National Park Welcome

Event

Riparian Health in the NSR Watershed - From Policy to Planting

Oct 25 2018 - 9:00am to 3:00pm

A riparian area is defined as the strip of moisture-loving vegetation growing along the edge of a natural water body. A riparian management zone usually extends from the water’s edge to the upland area.

What progress has been made to protect and improve riparian areas in the North Saskatchewan River watershed? Read more about Riparian Health in the NSR Watershed - From Policy to Planting

Location

Clymont Community League
#1 51424 Highway 60
T7Y 1C3 Spruce Grove , AB
Event

Water Invaders, Water Defenders: World Water Day Event

Mar 22 2018 - 11:00pm to Mar 23 2018 - 2:00am

Join us to learn more about the native and invasive aquatic species, the health of the Battle River, and the local people who are helping to ensure the health of the land and water in this region.

Register Now!

This is a free event, but please register in advance by calllng 1-888-672-0276 or emailing [email protected]. Read more about Water Invaders, Water Defenders: World Water Day Event

Location

Ponoka Legion
3911 Highway 2A
Ponoka , AB
Event

ANPC Annual Workshop — Submerged: a look into Alberta's semi-aquatic and riparian zones

Mar 17 2018 - 2:00pm to 10:00pm

Program & Registration Details

Workshop will also include:

Exhibitors
Informative displays

Seed Share
Bring native seed to share with other attendees or find interesting native seed to take home. If bringing seed to share, please ensure the seeds are from native plants and package them in small envelopes labeled with the scientific and common name as well as the harvest location. Read more about ANPC Annual Workshop — Submerged: a look into Alberta's semi-aquatic and riparian zones

Location

Devon Golf and Conference Centre
1130 River Valley Road
Devon , AB
Media Releases & Op-eds

Gravel Mining Puts Water at Risk

Alberta’s gravel mining policy significantly erodes environmental protection by allowing gravel mining to occur in the 1:100 year floodplain of rivers. Documents obtained by private citizens in a Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (FOIP) request reveal that Alberta’s internal sand and gravel mining policy was developed and approved in 2011 in a secretive process that ignored expert scientific advice and excluded the public. Read more about Gravel Mining Puts Water at Risk

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Summer Job Opportunities with Nature Alberta

Nature Alberta has posted summer job opportunities for returning post-secondary students". From the Nature Alberta website:

Nature Alberta is hiring post-secondary students for the following seasonal positions:

Click on the “job description” links above to see each position description.

Read more about Summer Job Opportunities with Nature Alberta
Event

Holding The Reins Landowners' Summit 2016

Mar 10 2016 - 3:30pm to 9:30pm

Are you someone concerned about the sustainability of your food? Interested in the future of rangeland conservation in Southern Alberta? This event is for you!

Holding the Reins 2016 will be hosted on March 10, 2016 at the Fort MacLeod Community Hall. This year's landowner summit will showcase many interesting speakers who will present on important topics and programs within the Oldman watershed and beyond. This year, we are excited to host 40 agriculture science students from the Lethbridge College. Read more about Holding The Reins Landowners' Summit 2016

Location

Fort MacLeod Community Hall
301 25 Street
Fort MacLeod , AB
Funding Opportunity

EcoCity Edmonton: Community Sustainability Grants

Deadline: 
28 Mar 2016

The City of Edmonton and Alberta Ecotrust are partnering to deliver environmental grants to help support energy literate citizens with energy conserving lifestyles and a strong shift to active and public transportation.

We believe that protecting and improving the environment within Edmonton’s borders is a shared responsibility. Through EcoCity Edmonton, citizens can learn about Edmonton’s environmental vision, find inspiration to take action in their community, and apply for a grant to help get ideas off the ground. Read more about EcoCity Edmonton: Community Sustainability Grants

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Vermilion River Watershed Restoration & Enhancement Project Launch Event

The North Saskatchewan Watershed Alliance and the Vermillion River Watershed Alliance are holding a series of events in November to launch the Vermilion River Watershed Restoration & Enhancement Project. From the NSWA website:

Got water?

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Event

Vermilion River Watershed Restoration & Enhancement Project Launch Event

Nov 28 2015 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm

Got water?

Come and learn how landowners can get funding and technical assistance for eligible wetland/riparian restoration and enhancement projects.

  • Lunch (or supper) will be provided. All are welcome! 
  • Registration by phone or email at least 3 days before the event is preferred, but not required.

Brought to you by the North Saskatchewan Watershed Alliance and the Vermilion River Watershed Alliance

14 November 2015 Read more about Vermilion River Watershed Restoration & Enhancement Project Launch Event

Location

Mannville Elks/Legion Hall
Mannville , AB

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