Seven Principles of Watershed Stewardship

Sylvan Lake can't talk. However, imagine that it could. It would remind us that respect and care are fundamental to successful management of the natural capital of our Alberta resource, as in the seven principles inscribed on this scroll Sylvan Lake's own vision and goals for itself require a commitment to responsible care by all dedicated watershed stewards. …

Cumulative Effects Management of the Watershed

Stewardship groups, governments and regulatory agencies all have roles to play in the long-term management of watersheds. Watersheds are complex systems as described in State of the Watershed reports. Obviously many factors must be considered when making decisions about the future. Using decision support tools to connect watershed variables and indicators to management goals can …

Ice Fishing Hut Project Presentation

The Sylvan Lake Management Committee (SLMC)  chair Beverly Anderson of Norglenwold and SLMC vice-chair and Mayor Susan Samson of the Town of Sylvan lake championed the "Ice Fishing Hut" project that is summarized in this presentation: Ice Fishing Hut Presentation 2012 Many interested representatives of the watershed municipalities, provincial government agencies, and law enforcement cooperated …