RDRWA Forum and General Meeting in Bentley, October 25

The SLWSS presented a poster and watershed banner display at the RDRWA event for a group of about 40 attendees. The program included speakers on these important topics: Ian Dyson AESRD - Quagga and Zebra Mussels: An Invasive Force Thorsten Hebben, AESRD - The Alberta Wetland Policy: A Shift in Values Andrea Hiba-Brack, NOVA Chemicals …

Proposed Environmental Goals for the Red Deer River Watershed

The Sylvan Lake watershed occupies 10.6 thousand hectares of the 4.965 million hectares in the Red Deer River watershed that extends across Central Alberta. See all the maps prepared for the Red Deer River Watershed Alliance (RDRWA) posted here. The Integrated Watershed Management Plan for the Red Deer River watershed will apply to Sylvan Lake that is a part of the …

RDRWA World of Workshops: Fall General Meeting at the Bentley Hall on October 25

The Red Deer River Watershed Alliance (RDRWA) has announced that its Fall General Meeting will be held at the Bentley Hall on Friday, October 25, Watch the http://rdrwa.ca for more information on the event. The SLWSS will attend and present our poster and banner displays.   Also note that the RDRWA will convene stakeholders at three locations …

Riparian Areas, Wetlands and Land Use – RDRWA Report

The Red Deer River Watershed Alliance released its Background Report on Riparian Areas, Wetlands and Land Use in 2013-02. Here is part of the introduction: To set targets and synthesize information while still accounting for major landscape differences throughout the Red Deer River watershed, five Landscape Units were defined based on dominant land use and natural …

Living by Water Video – The Shaw TV Production

Cooperation among producer Patricia Smith of Shaw community television of Red Deer, the Nature Alberta Living by Water team led by Jesse Hitchcock, and SLWSS directors Brian Saby and Steven Johnson delivered this five minute video clip on the L-by-W program. It's posted on YouTube: http://youtu.be/XRRcJwxcfZY If you are a Watershed Stewardship Society member who …