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RDRWA Collaborates on Riparian Planting event

On September 22 -23, with funding through the Watershed Restoration and Resiliency Program (WRRP) and in collaboration with Trout Unlimited Canada, Red Deer River Watershed Alliance (RDRWA)hosted workdays for bioengineering along Cabin Creek. Cabin Creek is located in the headwaters…

RDRWA hosts CABIN event

The Red Deer River Watershed Alliance hosted a CABIN sampling event on September 17th at Fort Normandeau to learn about and support local biomonitoring in the Red Deer River. CABIN stands for Canadian Aquatic Biomonitoring Network and it is a…

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,…

Kneehill County Riparian Municipal Report

RDRWA releases Municipal Assessment Reports

The Red Deer River Watershed Alliance is in the final stages of the project “Targeting the Conservation and Restoration of Riparian Areas in the Lower Headwaters and Central Agricultural Zones of the Red Deer River Watershed”. With funding support through…

The Rocks Along the River

By Nick Carter All along the Red Deer River, sedimentary layers from prehistoric times can easily be observed. The prehistoric rocks exposed along the river, carved out by thousands of years of erosion, have yielded some of the most abundant…