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 …

Do-It-Yourself GIS for Your Watershed

Learn how to build a Geographic Information System for your Alberta watershed by using this starter kit from the Sylvan Lake Watershed Stewardship Society. The process involves downloading free software, acquiring georeferenced data for your land and lake area, and creating maps that will help you to understand and make better decisions about your watershed. Click on the AltaLIS …

Annual Meeting 2014

President Graeme Strathdee presented the following annual report on SLWSS projects and activities during the last year: Monitoring Sylvan Lake Tributaries The Golf Course Creek Project funded by the Land Stewardship Centre, and the Northwest Creek Project co-funded by the SLWSS and the member municipalities of the Sylvan Lake Management Committee have collected data on …

The Lake Will Miss Sylvan Lake News Editor Steve Dills

Steve Dills, the now-retired editor of the Sylvan Lake News, is a First Hero of the Watershed. Thanks Steve. Here's why. Editor Steve has reported on just about all lake and watershed affairs, like, forever. He filled the pages of the Sylvan Lake News with reports on the politics, community events, and environmental affairs of our 104 square kilometres of …