Water & Watershed Management

Event

Community Workshop for Watershed Solutions

Apr 28 2011 - 4:00pm to 9:00pm

Thanks to those of you who were able to participate in the January Community Workshops. We came together and talked about the problems and issues in the watershed. To see the notes, presentations and photos of those workshops, go to: http://rdrwa.ca/workshops.php

There is another set of Community Workshops to talk about solutions to the problems in the watershed. We hope to see you there: Read more about Community Workshop for Watershed Solutions

Location

Oyen Seniors Centre
219 2 Street West
Oyen , AB
Event

Community Workshop for Watershed Solutions

Apr 27 2011 - 4:00pm to 9:00pm

Thanks to those of you who were able to participate in the January Community Workshops. We came together and talked about the problems and issues in the watershed. To see the notes, presentations and photos of those workshops, go to: http://rdrwa.ca/workshops.php

There is another set of Community Workshops to talk about solutions to the problems in the watershed. We hope to see you there: Read more about Community Workshop for Watershed Solutions

Location

Quality Inn
7150 50 Avenue (formerly The North Hill Inn)
Red Deer , AB
Event

Community Workshop for Watershed Solutions

Apr 26 2011 - 4:00pm to 9:00pm

Thanks to those of you who were able to participate in the January Community Workshops. We came together and talked about the problems and issues in the watershed. To see the notes, presentations and photos of those workshops, go to: http://rdrwa.ca/workshops.php

There is another set of Community Workshops to talk about solutions to the problems in the watershed. We hope to see you there: Read more about Community Workshop for Watershed Solutions

Location

West Country Seniors Centre
4, 102 2 Avenue NW
Sundre , AB
Event

Moving Forward with the Bow Basin Watershed Management Plan Phase Two

Mar 25 2011 - 2:45pm to 9:30pm

Basin Forum & Workshop

Focus: Land Use, Headwaters, Riparian Areas & Wetlands

With morning presentations by guest speakers on headwaters, land use, wetlands and riparian areas.  This will be followed by facilitated break-out sessions in the afternoon where attendees will be asked to provide comments on the latest version of the Bow Basin Watershed Management Plan.

A full agenda and copy of the latest version of the draft Plan will be sent to all registered attendees in advance of the forum. Read more about Moving Forward with the Bow Basin Watershed Management Plan Phase Two

Location

Cochrane Ranchehouse
101 RancheHouse Road
Cochrane , AB
Media Release

Oil sands monitoring steps laid out by Alberta ENGO

Keys to regaining credibility include establishing baselines, asserting federal leadership, and maintaining scientific independence

The credibility of Alberta's and Canada's attempts to responsibly manage the environmental effects of oil sands development rests on responding to calls for improved monitoring of the Athabasca River. Today Water Matters, an Alberta-based water-policy think-tank, has released Replacing the Oil Sands' Regional Aquatic Monitoring Program (RAMP) with Effective Environmental Monitoring Solutions, providing recommendations for improving freshwater monitoring system between the Government of Canada and the province of Alberta. Read more about Oil sands monitoring steps laid out by Alberta ENGO

Event

IAHS PUB 2011 International Workshop: P3 - Putting PUB into Practice

May 10 2011 - 6:00pm to May 14 2011 - 11:00pm

The current PUB Chair, Professor John Pomeroy of the University of Saskatchewan, supported by the International Secretariat and organising committees, is planning a workshop entitled 'Putting PUB into Practice', to be held in Canmore, Alberta, Canada from the 10th to the 14th of May 2011 (immediately prior to the Canadian Geophysical Union's annual meeting in the neighbouring town of Banff). Read more about IAHS PUB 2011 International Workshop: P3 - Putting PUB into Practice

Event

Vermilion River Watershed Open House

Mar 4 2011 - 1:00am to 4:00am

Learn about what our communities can do for the future of the Vermilion River and the North Saskatchewan River Watershed. Come to an open house hosted by the Vermilion River Watershed Management Project and the North Saskatchewan Watershed Alliance (NSWA). Everyone is welcome! Refreshments will be served. For more information go to http://nswa.ab.ca/vermilion or Contact Graham Watt ([email protected] – 780-496-2870)

Presentations at 6:30 and 7:30 P.M. with round table discussions following presentations  Read more about Vermilion River Watershed Open House

Location

Elks Hall
(49th St North of 50th Avenue)
Mannville , AB
Event

Mighty Peace Watershed Alliance 1st Annual General Meeting

Mar 18 2011 - 4:00pm

At this meeting, the Mighty Peace Watershed Alliance will officially be formed with the election of a Board of Directors. The Board will subsequently submit a request to the Government of Alberta to become the Watershed Planning and Advisory Council for this region as per the Water for Life strategy. Read more about Mighty Peace Watershed Alliance 1st Annual General Meeting

Location

Belle Petroleum Centre
9403 94 Street
Peace River
Funding Opportunity

ASN Watershed Stewardship Grant Program

Deadline: 
1 Feb 2011

The Alberta Stewardship Network (ASN) is accepting applications for the 2011 Watershed Stewardship Grant Program.

Stewardship groups can apply for up to $7500 in funding for watershed stewardship related projects to be completed before March 31, 2012.

Groups may submit applications as a registered society or in partnership with an eligible legal entity (see application form pages 1–2 for more details). Read more about ASN Watershed Stewardship Grant Program

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