Water & Watershed Management

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

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: 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

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

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.

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ELC News Brief Vol. 26 No. 2

ELC News Brief Vol. 26 No. 2 is now available to view or download from the Environmental Law Centre website. The issue's theme is Alberta's South Saskatchewan region.

Contents

  • Grasslands Management
  • Recreation & Water
  • Water Transfers
  • Contaminated Land Regulation
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Riparian Land Conservation and Management Project Team

Initiative: 
Riparian Land Conservation and Management Project Team
Position: 
Project Team Member
Application Deadline: 
27 Jul 2011

The purpose of this initiative is to enhance knowledge and provide recommendations for effective conservation and management of riparian lands in support of Water for Life goals. The Project Team will work to gain an understanding of the current state of riparian lands, management, and stewardship in Alberta and the riparian management and stewardship “best practices” of other jurisdictions.

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Conservation Volunteers: Riparian Rescue

Jul 22 2011 - 4:00pm to 10:00pm
Jul 23 2011 - 4:00pm to 10:00pm

Join us in the battle against noxious weeds in the Crowsnest Pass! Come out for one day, or stay for both! Together, we’ll stop the weeds in their tracks before they have a chance to establish and spread. This event was made possible, in part, through a grant from The Alpine Club of Canada’s Environment Fund. For more information and to register for events, go to www.conservationvolunteers.ca Read more about Conservation Volunteers: Riparian Rescue

Location

Crowsnest Pass , AB

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