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Event

Watershed Ambassador Breakfast

Apr 19 2013 - 1:30pm to 2:45pm

The Red Deer River Watershed Alliance (RDRWA) will be holding its monthly Watershed Ambassador Breakfast

Cost: $15 per person admission - includes hot buffet breakfast

There will be a presentation by Larry Wright, Director of Operational Services for the Town of Olds. Topic TBA. Read more about Watershed Ambassador Breakfast

Location

Quality Inn North Hill
7150 50 Avenue
Red Deer , AB
Event

Watershed Ambassador Breakfast

Mar 15 2013 - 1:30pm to Mar 16 2013 - 2:45am

The Red Deer River Watershed Alliance(RDRWA) will be holding their monthly Ambassador Breakfast - enjoy a hot buffet and help recognize the next round of Watershed Ambassadors!

Cost: $15 per person admission Read more about Watershed Ambassador Breakfast

Location

Quality Inn North Hill
7150 50 Avenue
Red Deer , AB
Event

Edmonton Water Week

Mar 18 2013 - 6:00am to Mar 22 2013 - 6:00am

From the Edmonton Water Week website:

Edmonton Water Week is a full week of events to mark World Water Day, which falls annually on March 22, following a United Nations initiative that grew out of the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) in Rio de Janeiro.
 

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Location

various locations Edmonton , AB
Event

Save Our Lakes: The Health Impacts of Toxic Blue-Green Algae Blooms in Alberta

Mar 20 2013 - 12:00am to 2:30am

Come join the North Saskatchewan Riverkeeper and ALMS for an evening of discussion and education on the topic of toxic blue-green algae blooms in our lakes.

Toxic blue-green algae blooms are a known threat to swimmable, drinkable, fishable waters because of the human health impacts.

Our objectives for the evening are to provide the participants with the reasons for the concern and provide answers on what we can do and not do. Our promise is an evening that will both educate and entertain all those who attend and discussion that will impact the way we think and act regarding our Alberta lakes. Read more about Save Our Lakes: The Health Impacts of Toxic Blue-Green Algae Blooms in Alberta

Location

Atrium and Lecture Theatre 150
Telus Centre - University of Alberta (87 Avenue & 111 Street)
Edmonton , AB
Event

Our Water, Our Future: Community Conversations

Feb 19 2013 - 7:00am to Mar 21 2013 - 6:00am

From the AESRD website:

Alberta's water belongs to all Albertans.  How it's managed for the future is vitally important to us all.

 

We want to hear all sides of the water conversation.  By sharing your experiences and exploring ideas we hope to come to a common understanding about how best to meet our long-term needs when it comes to healthy lakes, hydraulic fracturing, drinking and wastewater systems, and water management.

 

We encourage you to join the water conversation in a variety of ways:

 

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Location

various locations , AB
Call for Input

Little Bow Reservoir Rehabilitation and Upgrading Project - Public Comments Invited

Initiative: 
Little Bow Reservoir Rehabilitation and Upgrading Project
Deadline: 
24 Feb 2013

The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency is conducting a comprehensive study environmental assessment for the Little Bow Reservoir Rehabilitation and Upgrading Project located in Alberta. The public is invited to comment on the Comprehensive Study Report for this proposed project. 

Written comments in either official language must be sent by February 24, 2013. Read more about Little Bow Reservoir Rehabilitation and Upgrading Project - Public Comments Invited

Funding Opportunity

Watershed Stewardship Grant

Deadline: 
1 Feb 2013

The 2013 Watershed Stewardship Grant Program is open. From the Land Stewardship Centre website:

The Watershed Stewardship Grant (WSG) Program provides funding to support collaborative, community-based stewardship efforts consistent with the principles, goals and outcomes of Alberta’s Water for Life strategy. Grants up to $7,500 are issued once per year to eligible groups on a per-project basis.

Fulls details and application instructions for the Watershed Stewardship Grant Program can be found on the Land Stewardship Centre website, or contact the Watershed Stewardship Grant Coordinator at [email protected] or 1–877-727–5276. Read more about Watershed Stewardship Grant

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