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Our Place in the Headwaters – Managing the Commons

Nov 5 2008 - 6:00pm - Nov 6 2008 - 4:30pm

Registration is open! Workshop registration is at www.ourplaceintheheadwaters.ca.

Our Place in the Headwaters – Managing the Commons, November 5-6, 2008, will be of interest to decision-makers and planners in municipal and provincial governments, Watershed Planning and Advisory Councils (WPACS), Watershed Stewardship Groups, industry, and non-profit organizations. Read more »

Location

Cochrane Ranche House
Cochrane, AB

Posted October 23, 2008 by Anonymous

Working together to protect our watersheds

Nov 7 2008 - 9:30am - 4:30pm

If your work or passion is about watershed stewardship, protection and management - then don't miss this one-day conference on November 7, 2008 in Edmonton:

Early Bird (until Oct 25): $15

Note: Limited travel subsidies will be available for those travelling to attend the event.

Come and find out how to you can improve watershed stewardship by improving your group's collaboration skills. Read more »

Location

Fort Edmonton Park
Edmonton, AB

Posted October 22, 2008 by russ

Sturgeon River Watershed Initiative AGM

Oct 30 2008 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

The Sturgeon River Watershed Initiative is holding its first Annual General Meeting on Thursday, October 30, 2008 at St. Albert Place, St. Albert from 6 - 8 pm.

The AGM provides an opportunity for interested individuals and organizations to become a member of the Sturgeon River Watershed Initiative as well as an opportunity to elect the first Board of Directors. Read more »

Location

St. Albert Place, East Boardroom
5 St. Anne Street
St. Albert, AB

Posted October 20, 2008 by Anonymous

Battle River Watershed Alliance: Summer Information Meeting

Aug 15 2008 - 3:00pm - 8:00pm

 

Battle River Watershed Alliance

Program Details

  • Your Place Within a Watershed
    Maurice Samm
  • More Than Pebbles in the River: Municipal tools for water and watershed protection and how elected officials can make a positive difference.
    Judy Stewart
  • A Bird's Eye View at Battle River Watershed: What can this View Show us?
    Chris Teichreb
  • Update from Pigeon Lake Watershed Association
    Director from the Pigeon Lake Watershed Association
  • Free Barbeque Supper
  • Keynote Address: The Wealth Within Our Watershed
    Professor Mark Anielski.
  • Read more »

Location

Lakedell Hall
Near the Village at Pigeon Lake
Pigeon Lake, AB

Posted August 14, 2008 by Anonymous

Call for Delegates: Water Allocation Transfer System Upgrade Project Team

Initiative: 
The AEN is seeking 1 Delegate & 1 Alternate to serve on this team.
Application Deadline: 
25 Aug 2008 (All day)
Background: 

The overall purpose of the committee and process is to develop recommendations to better utilise and enhance Alberta’s water allocation transfer system to contribute to Water for Life goals. (For further information see the Terms of Reference).

Posted August 6, 2008 by Anonymous

Call for Delegates: Athabasca River Water Management Framework

Initiative: 
Phase II Decision Making Committee
Application Deadline: 
22 Aug 2008 (All day)
Background: 

The AEN is seeking 2 delegates and 2 alternates for the Phase II Decision Making Committee.

Purpose: The overall purpose of the committee and process is to develop a long-term water management framework for the Lower Athabasca River. The decisions regarding the Phase II Framework and any additional related recommendations of the planning process will be forwarded directly to Government regulators for final approval. The recommendations will also be forwarded as a deliverable to the CEMA Surface Water Working Group.

Membership: Membership on this committee is open to non-CEMA members. It is expected that participants will agree to the process guidelines already developed for committee participation. If you are interested in being a delegate, please read attached terms of reference and process guidelines for more details.

Posted July 22, 2008 by Anonymous

Unanimous passing of No New Oil Sands Approvals resolution at the Assembly of Treaty Chiefs Meeting

Keepers of the Athabasca

For Immediate Release
February 25th, 2008

Calgary - From Wednesday to Friday of last week, Treaty Chiefs representing the Treaties 6,7 and 8 nations of Alberta met and passed a resolution, unanimously, to support the calls for no new oil sands approvals until Treaty First Nations have approved a comprehensive watershed management plan and resource development plan for the region. Read more »

Posted February 25, 2008 by Anonymous

Edmonton Urban Lake Survey

Life in the city can make us forget about our impact on the environment. With parking lots, sidewalks, manicured lawns, roads and stormwater collection systems forming an artificial landscape we may not recognize we're part of the natural world. The reality is our actions in the city have a direct impact on the environment, particularly stormwater and our urban lakes.

Urban Lake Living - Healthy Communities, Healthy Lakes is an exciting new initiative of the Federation of Alberta Naturalists. Read more »

Posted February 6, 2008 by Anonymous

Bow Riverkeeper Citizen's Toolkit & Webinars Online

Visit our new Citizens' Toolkit! It includes a wealth of information about water science and policy, including online presentations from experts.

Visit http://www.bowriverkeeper.org/toolkit to explore our Citizens' Toolkit and view online presentations.

Bow Riverkeeper, with the support of Alberta Ecotrust and Alberta Environmental Network, held three webinars (online workshops) over the last six months to build the capacity and knowledge of those interested and involved in Alberta's water issues.

The webinars explored three topics: shared governance in the watershed context, the basics of groundwater science and the knowledge gaps, and groundwater policy and regulation in Alberta and beyond. As well, you will find a compilation of useful resources on each topic for further developing your knowledge.

Experts presented each webinar and shared their knowledge and insight with participants. These presentations are now available online. Read more »

Posted December 10, 2007 by Anonymous

CPANS Luncheon: Watershed Planning in Alberta - Water Quality Objectives

Description:
by Bill Berzins, Chair of Bow River Basin Council and President of Fossil Water Read more »

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