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Red Deer River Watershed - Integrated Watershed Management Plan Workshops

Jan 26 2011 - 10:00am - 3:00pm

 

Thanks again to those of you who were able to participate at the Red Deer River Watershed Alliance Community Forums in September and October. We shared information on the health of the watershed — water quality, water quantity, land use and biodiversity. If you want to learn more about those forums, go to: http://rdrwa.ca/forums.php Read more »

Location

Quality Inn (formerly North Hill Inn)
7150 50th (Gaetz) Avenue
Red Deer, AB

Posted December 27, 2010 by Anonymous

Red Deer River Watershed - Integrated Watershed Management Plan Workshops

Jan 25 2011 - 10:00am - 3:00pm

Thanks again to those of you who were able to participate at the Red Deer River Watershed Alliance Community Forums in September and October. We shared information on the health of the watershed — water quality, water quantity, land use and biodiversity. If you want to learn more about those forums, go to: http://rdrwa.ca/forums.php

Later in January, we're going to ask you to come together and roll up your sleeves and talk about the problems and issues in your part of the watershed. We will be having those conversations at three Community Workshops: Read more »

Location

West Country Seniors Centre
#4 - 101 2nd Avenue NW (next to the Arena)
Sundre, AB

Posted December 27, 2010 by Anonymous

Matters and others appeal to the EAB to turn down precedent setting transfer on the Bow

Water licence change threatens Bow River: Approval would grant irrigation district power to assign industrial water rights

21 Dec 2010

CALGARY — Ecojustice is appealing recent amendments to the Eastern Irrigation District (EID) water licence that would give the District power to function as a water broker and supplier without accountability to the environmental health of the region’s water quality and ecosystems.

Ecojustice filed the appeals with the Alberta Environmental Appeals Board on behalf of Water Matters, the Alberta Wilderness Association, Trout Unlimited Canada and three individuals. Read more »

Posted December 21, 2010 by AEN

Implementation of Watershed Plans: Approaches, issues and recommendations

The Environmental Law Centre has made available to view or download the materials from their "Implementation of Watershed Plans: Approaches, issues and recommendations" webinar.

Watershed Planning and Advisory Councils (WPACs) are at various stages of creating and implementing water and watershed management plans. There are numerous questions about how implementation of watershed plans is best achieved and what policies may be useful for meeting plan outcomes.

Posted October 28, 2010 by AEN

Water Matters and WWF Support DFO's Recommendation for Clear Withdrawal Limits on the Athabasca River

18 Oct 2010

TORONTO, ONTARIO and CANMORE, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Oct. 18, 2010) - Environmental Groups are commending the Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) for recognizing the need to establish clear cut offs for water withdrawals from the Lower Athabasca River when flows get too low in order to protect aquatic life. Read more »

Posted October 18, 2010 by AEN

Swim, Drink, & Fish Public Information Session and North Saskatchewan Riverkeeper Introduction

Nov 16 2010 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Presenter: Michael G. Sullivan, Ph.D., Provincial Fisheries Science Specialist, Fish and Wildlife Division, Sustainable Resource Development

Dr. Sullivan will deliver a highly visual, practical and interactive presentation and discussion on the present and future of our ability to swim, drink and fish in the Capital Region and areas upstream and downstream.  Dr. Sullivan's presentation is based on research funded by the North Saskatchewan Watershed Alliance (NSWA) titled, Cumulative Effects Assessment of the North Saskatchewan River Watershed using ALCES (click for Executive Summary and link to complete report). Read more »

Location

Aurora Room
Lister Conference Centre, University of Alberta Campus (87 Avenue & 116 Street, just west of the Jubilee Auditorium)
Edmonton, AB

Posted October 4, 2010 by AEN

Peace Watershed Planning and Advisory Council (WPAC) Formation Workshop

Oct 28 2010 (All day) - Oct 29 2010 (All day)

Alberta Environment is pleased to invite you to a workshop on the formation of a Peace River Watershed Planning and Advisory Council (WPAC) as described in Alberta’s Water for Life Strategy. The two-day workshop will take place in Peace River on October 28-29, 2010. This workshop is the initial step in the development process of a WPAC that will report on the state of the Peace Watershed, lead in watershed planning and stewardship, and make recommendations to decision makers within the basin. Read more »

Location

Peace River, AB

Posted September 20, 2010 by AEN

Upper McLeod River Information Session

Sep 25 2010 - 9:00am - 5:00pm

Gravel Mining in the Athabasca Basin

Peggy Lucy, Keepers of the Athabasca

Cumulative Effects in Headwaters Regions

Tony Antoniuk, P.Biol., RPBio. ALCES Landscape and Land-Use Ltd.

Watershed Management Plan Upper Bow Basin

Rob Wolf, MEDes, P. Biol. Partnerships, Planning and Strategic Engagement, Southern Region, Alberta Environment Read more »

Location

The Red Brick
4818 7 Avenue
Edson, AB

Posted September 16, 2010 by russ

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