June 15, 2021
You are invited to the Red Deer River Watershed Alliance’s Annual General Meeting on Tuesday, June 15th from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm. This event is free to attend and will be held via Zoom.
The meeting will feature a keynote presentation from Dr. Monica Emelko (University of Waterloo) and Dr. Uldis Silins (University of Alberta), focused on the effects of landscape disturbances on Alberta’s water supplies and strategies for source water protection. This will be followed by the Annual General Meeting business, featuring an update from the RDRWA, Board elections, and plans for 2021/22.
Please register online or by emailing info (@) rdrwa.ca.
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Streambank Restoration Video Release
December 15 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Join us for the video release of our Streambank Restoration Project, and learn about our efforts to increase resilience of Alberta’s land!
Water- while critical to humans and their activities, its actions can also cause problems, such as erosion. Water is fluid, needs room to move so that it can help us by recharging groundwater, providing habitat and providing drinking water.
Every spring overland flows race towards the stream on Graham Powell’s 3rd generation La Glace farm. He knew he was losing land due to erosion. The stream could not access a floodplain. Restoration was needed and the AgroForestry & Woodlot Extension Society, Alberta Conservation Association, the County of Grande Prairie, Cows and Fish and the Mighty Peace Watershed Alliance joined together with Watershed Artisans and Graham Powell and began to restore the Niobe Creek Watershed. We are excited to share the process with you all!
On December 15, 2020, you will have the opportunity to learn more about this restoration, the organizations behind the project, and their current and future endeavors to increase riparian resilience, improve and provide wildlife habitats, reduce flood risk, and provide sustainable solutions to heal Alberta’s land, water and the riparian areas in between.
There will be a chance to win a $50 door prize at the end of the session. We look forward to celebrating this project with you!
Agroforestry And Woodlot Extension Society