Sylvan Lake Level 2018

The Environment Canada real-time hydrometric sensor is online for 2018 and transmitting lake level measurements from the Sylvan Lake marina station 05CC003. Here are the initial data that were collected after the ice melted: The historical median lake level is about 936.70 metres above sea level.

Spring into Action: Your Healthy Lake Lawn Reminder

Upgrade your lake shore landscape especially if it is rated as impaired. Here is helpful advice from the Pigeon Lake Watershed Association The International Plant Nutrition Institute offers free advice for all plants. Use the search box to request information for your landscape project.         A healthy-lake lawn is about the roots and …

Report on the Alberta Recreational Lakes Forum 2018 (ARL 2018) at Pigeon Lake

The goal of ARL 2018 was “To support networking, knowledge-sharing and collaboration for Alberta’s lake stewardship community.” The May 10, 2018 one-day conference attracted more than 65 experts from Alberta Environment and Parks, stewardship groups, and municipal officials to the Lakedell Agricultural Society hall at Pigeon Lake. Several presentations updated delegates on these stewardship topics: …

Tools and Methods for Sylvan Lake Stewardship

The SLWSS contributed a slideshow/poster session to the AEP Alberta Recreational Lakes Forum at Pigeon Lake on May 10. The contents of the SLWSS toolbox are included in a set of reference graphics that are presented without captions or commentary except for introductions to sections of information. Send any questions to info@slwss.org. Click here for …

SLN Article: Remaining structures on ice removed by local company

https://www.sylvanlakenews.com/news/remaining-structures-on-ice-removed-by-local-company/ The Take It Off campaign came to an end on March 31, but still a few ice shacks, and larger trailers were scattered around the lake. With temperatures beginning to climb after a long cold winter, the ice conditions on the lake have begun deteriorate. The structure remaining on the lake as of April …

SLN Article: Fishing in Sylvan Lake: species in need of recovery this year

https://www.sylvanlakenews.com/news/fishing-in-sylvan-lake-species-at-risk-this-year/ With the ice deteriorating and the ice shacks removed, recreational fishing is closed until May 14. As anglers prepare for the coming spring and summer fishing season, Alberta Environment and Parks and the Fish and Wildlife Policy Branch took stock of the lake and made decisions on size limits. Senior Fisheries Biologist, Jason Cooper, …