Water & Watershed Management

Event

RDRWA Watershed Ambassador Breakfast

Jan 20 2012 - 2:30pm to 3:45pm

Join the Red Deer River Watershed Alliance for the January Watershed Ambassador Program hot buffet breakfast. Featuring, a presentation by Ken Lewis about Red Deer County's "Off the Creek" program that can provide funding and technical resources to landowners in Red Deer County who wish to take actions on their land that benefit water bodies, riparian areas, native range, and shallow groundwater. 

Most importantly, we will recognize the first recipients of 2012 for RDRWA's Watershed Ambassador Award!

Breakfast will be served at 7:30am

Cost $12+GST Read more about RDRWA Watershed Ambassador Breakfast

Location

Quality Inn North Hill
7150 50 Avenue
Red Deer , AB
Call for Input

Call for Input: South Saskatchewan Regional Plan, Phase 2 consultations

Initiative: 
South Saskatchewan Regional Plan, Phase 2 consultations
Deadline: 
30 Apr 2012

Deadline for input extended to April 30, 2012

See Information Bulletin

SSRP Phase 2 Consultation

Status: currently underway. The deadline for completion of the workbook has been extended to April 30, 2012. The previous deadline was December 19, 2011.

Advice

You can read the advice the South Saskatchewan Regional Advisory Council (RAC) provided to the government: Read more about Call for Input: South Saskatchewan Regional Plan, Phase 2 consultations

Event

Watershed Ambassador Program Breakfast

Dec 16 2011 - 2:30pm to 3:45pm

Join the Red Deer River Watershed Alliance for the December Watershed Ambassador Program hot buffet breakfast and presentations by Nathalie Stanley (Program Coordinator for Central Alberta’s Caring for Our Watersheds Program) and Ryszard Kozlowski (City of Red Deer Environmental Services). Nathalie would especially like to encourage teachers to attend the breakfast to learn about the Caring for Our Watersheds Program and share the info with their students. Read more about Watershed Ambassador Program Breakfast

Location

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

Watershed Ambassador Program Breakfast

Oct 21 2011 - 1:30pm to 2:45pm

Join the Red Deer River Watershed Alliance for the October Watershed Ambassador Program hot buffet Breakfast as together we raise the profile of the watershed, its stewardship groups, stewards, and all those practicing related Beneficial Watershed Management Practices.

Breakfast will be served at 7:30am

Cost $12+GST Read more about Watershed Ambassador Program Breakfast

Location

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

Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup: Emily Murphy Kick-off Event

Sep 17 2011 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm

On Saturday, September 17 at 10 AM in Emily Murphy Park, the North Saskatchewan Riverkeeper will join other community supporters and individuals across the country for a morning of keeping our shorelines clean.  Clean shorelines are a part of swimmable, drinkable, fishable waters. Read more about Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup: Emily Murphy Kick-off Event

Location

Emily Murphy Park
Edmonton , AB
Event

Urban Lakes & Wetlands Workshop

Sep 30 2011 - 6:00am to Oct 1 2011 - 6:00am

Earlybird registration deadline is August 31, 2011

18th Annual ALMS Workshop

Urban lakes are unique, and as such pose unique management issues. The focus of the 2011 ALMS workshop will be on management of the quality and quantity of water within urban lakes and wetlands, other than storm water treatment ponds, and land uses that will impact or affect these lakes and wetlands.   

Highlights include: Read more about Urban Lakes & Wetlands Workshop

Location

Chestermere Community Centre Chestermere , AB
Call for Delegates

Call for Delegates: Director & Alternate, Alberta Water Council

Initiative: 
Board of Directors
Position: 
Director & Alternate
Application Deadline: 
16 Sep 2011

The Alberta Water Council (AWC) has been tasked with tracking implementation of the Alberta Water for Life strategy, a province-wide approach to the protection of watersheds in Alberta. Read more about Call for Delegates: Director & Alternate, Alberta Water Council

Media Release

Motorized Access Levels in the Ghost Too High for Grizzlies

 Motorized access density in southern Alberta’s Ghost Watershed is more than three times that officially recorded by the Alberta government, and more than four times the maximum recommended in the province’s Grizzly Bear Recovery Plan says a new report released August 8. Motorized access levels in bear habitat strongly correspond to high mortality rates for grizzly bears. Read more about Motorized Access Levels in the Ghost Too High for Grizzlies

Story

World Water Monitoring Day

Greetings,

Members of the Alberta Environmental Network might be interested to learn about an international public education and outreach program organized annually by the Water Environment Federation and International Water Association.  The program is called World Water Monitoring Day, and it encourages people all around the world to get more personally connected to their local waterways through basic water quality monitoring.

Read more about World Water Monitoring Day

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