IDP 2020-Economics

The following graphics present Alberta Municipal Affairs data and provide an overview of land distribution, population, equalized assessments and revenue and expenses for the municipalities that are parties to the Inter-municipal Development Plan (IDP) that is now at the stage of preliminary consultation and due by 2020. Note that in each of those categories there …

Air Temperatures and Solar Radiation Affect When the Ice Leaves the Lake

See how winter air temperatures determine the date on which Sylvan Lake becomes free of ice in April or May. There's no surprise: Cold winters mean thicker ice and a later ice-free date. Ice-free dates (the red arrows) are from the archives of SLWSS Director Susan Samson. Graphics were created using the Alberta Agriculture Weather …

Important News from the ALMS 2018 Workshop at Buffalo Lake

Three presentations at the Alberta Lake Management Society annual workshop held at Buffalo Lake on September 28 and 29 were particularly important for our Sylvan Lake watershed. First, see some Buffalo LakeĀ  history here. Now, click on the links below to view the authors' presentation graphics: Dr. Judy Stewart, ALMS Loving our Lakeshores to death! …