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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.

Sincerely,

The Water Matters Team Read more »

Posted August 6, 2008 by Anonymous

Cross Conservation Education Program: Go With The Flow!

May 24 2008 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm

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 »

Posted March 27, 2008 by Anonymous

Book Tour with Maude Barlow - Blue Covenant: The Global Water Crisis and the Coming Battle for the Right to Water

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Council of Canadians Blue Covenant: The Global Water Crisis and the Coming Battle for the Right to Water Written by Maude BarlowAvailable: October 16, 2007Publisher: McClelland & StewartISBN: 978-0-7710-1072-9 (0-7710-1072-9) Read more »

Book Tour with Maude Barlow - Blue Covenant: The Global Water Crisis and the Coming Battle for the Right to Water

Description:
Council of Canadians Blue Covenant: The Global Water Crisis and the Coming Battle for the Right to Water Written by Maude BarlowAvailable: October 16, 2007Publisher: McClelland & StewartISBN: 978-0-7710-1072-9 (0-7710-1072-9) Read more »

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.

Read more: http://www.bowriverkeeper.org/node/192 Read more »

Posted October 10, 2007 by Anonymous

Alberta Water Issues in the Coming Century - Dr. David Schindler

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Yellowhead Synergy Group presentsDr. David W. SchindlerWorld-renowned expert — Water Ecology and ConservationAlberta Water Issues in the Coming Century7:30 October 25, 2007Edson Rec ComplexFor more information, phone Phyllis Roberto at 723-2440

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 »

Posted September 28, 2007 by Anonymous

Comments on Water for Life Strategy renewal and the proposed Species at Risk Act Recovery Strategy for the Burrowing Owl

The Environmental Law Centre's (ELC) mission is to ensure that laws, policies, and legal processes protect the environment. In pursuit of this mission the ELC regularly provides comments and recommendations to government and administrative bodies in relation to law and policy development. These comments can be found on the ELC website at www.elc.ab.ca.

The ELC has recently commented on the renewal of the Alberta Water for Life strategy and the proposed Recovery Strategy for the Burrowing Owl (Athene cunicularia) under the federal Species at Risk Act. Read more »

Posted September 7, 2007 by Anonymous

Water Here, Water There: Can we protect watersheds in the face of future demands in Alberta and beyond?

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Free Public Forum and Book Launch of Eau CanadaEsso Theatre, Calgary ZooMonday, September 17, 2007, 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.Hosted by the Walter and Duncan Gordon Foundation and Bow Riverkeeper Read more »

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