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RDRWA Outreach Out and About

The Red Deer River Watershed Alliance (RDRWA) has been actively engaging with both students and the general public to educate them on water and water-related issues throughout the basin. Through various programs and activities, RDRWA has reached numerous schools, offering…

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RDRWA welcomes Sam Bennett

Hello, my name is Samantha Bennett. I grew up in Innisfail where I still live today. I have been hired at RDRWA as the Summer Education and Outreach Coordinator. I am a 2nd year Environmental Science student majoring in Wildlife and…

First Ever Watershed Awareness Expo

by Karen Farhlander After many months of planning, May 2 and 3 for the Watershed Awareness Expo finally arrived! Volunteers, concession from Sundre Pickleball Association and presenters were all ready. On May 2, 465 students from kindergarten to grade 10…

Red Deer River proposed irrigation project

By Helge Nome Alberta’s Special Areas Board and the MD of Acadia hosted an open house providing information on their proposed regional irrigation project on May 2nd in the Acadia Valley Community Hall.  In brief, the project involves 108,000 acres of…

Challenging year of Drought and Water Shortages in Alberta

2023 has been a challenging year of drought and water shortage in many parts of Alberta. Alberta Rivers Basins continues to share near-real-time data and water shortage advisories.    There are abnormally dry to extreme drought conditions throughout southern Alberta,…

Water Shortage Advisories in the basin

It has been a hot dry summer and there are currently water shortage advisories in some areas of the province. Within the Red Deer River Basin, Threehills- Kneehills creeks, Rosebud Rivers, Matzhiwin-Onetree Creeks, Little Red Deer River, Medicine-Blindman Rivers are…

Save the Date: RDRWA’s Annual General Meeting

The Red Deer River Watershed Alliance invites you to join us for our Annual General Meeting on Thursday, June 27nd. This is a free event. Location, times and full agenda will be announced soon. We are no longer asking our…