Fresh Water


Boom for Whom? Panel with Barlow, Schindler & Nikiforuk

Nov 1 2008 - 2:00am

Council of Canadians

Free Public Panel with

Maude Barlow, Dr. David Schindler & Andrew Nikiforik

Come out on Hallow’s eve for some haunting insight into the state of Canada’s natural resources.

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Crowne Plaza Chateau Lacombe
10111 Bellamy Hill
Edmonton , AB

The Water Log: Introductory Issue

Water Matters

Recently, the executive director and staff of Bow Riverkeeper transitioned to form a new organization: the Water Matters Society of Alberta.

Our new newsletter, The Water Log, brings you many of the same topics you have enjoyed in the past, along with more stories from across the province.

Please read on for more information about Water Matters.


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Cross Conservation Education Program: Go With The Flow!

May 24 2008 - 8:00pm to 11:00pm

Ann and Sandy Cross Conservation Area

Water - our most precious resource! Join water molecules Walter and Wendy as they sing, dance and learn about the water cycle, wetlands, watershed, filtration, pollution and water treatment. This one hour indoor musical performed by Evergreen Theatre will be followed by an exciting outdoor pond study led by Area staff. Please arrive 15 minutes early - late entries will not be permitted. Read more about Cross Conservation Education Program: Go With The Flow!


Bow River News - Oct 9th, 2007

Bow Riverkeeper

1. How can we rejuvenate Alberta's Water for Life Strategy?

Alberta's Water for Life Strategy is under review. As part of this review process, a coalition of citizen-based organizations came together and submitted a report to the Alberta Water Council outlining its analysis and review of the strategy. Issues addressed in this report include: funding, protection of drinking water sources, progress made on protecting healthy aquatic ecosystems, watershed planning, shared governance, and water conservation.

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Democratizing our Prairie Waters

New coalition asks public, in a series of 10 regional forums, what they expect from governments to protect prairie waters

September 27, 2007 

Lethbridge – This week a new coalition of environmental groups is seeking to hear citizens' expectations for water management by hosting 10 public forums across the Prairie Provinces.

Made up of the Sierra Club of Canada — Prairie Chapter, Manitoba EcoNetwork, Saskatchewan Environmental Society, and Bow Riverkeeper, the Prairie Water Coalition came together under recognition that an expansive river network that provides water to communities, farms, industries and ecosystems connects the Prairie Provinces. The groups point to the need for more cross-border collaboration and cooperation to protect the regions vital waters. Read more about Democratizing our Prairie Waters


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