Sylvan Lake Sub-Basin Groundwater Modeling by the AER-AGS Top Gun Team

This graphic from a recent Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) analysis of the groundwater supply in the Sylvan Lake region shows that the Sylvan Lake watershed is in a rare Red zone signifying high risk to Safe Yield of water supply. Sylvan Lake is located roughly at 52oN, 114oW: The Alberta Geological Survey groundwater modeling team …

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 …

Report on the RDRWA’s Winter Lake Day Meeting at Gull Lake

Nicole Kimmel from Alberta Agriculture and Forestry reported on the spread of the invasive Flowering Rush aquatic plant that has been observed in water bodies near Sylvan Lake. Additional advice is posted on the department's website: Aquatic invasive weeds from Environment & parks website Respect our lakes highlights vegetation removal and approvals Don’t Let it …