Headwaters Action Plan

Draft Land Use Plans Will Improve Watershed Health

Draft Land Use Plans Will Improve Watershed Health

The 2 draft Government of Alberta plans are a turning point, a real watershed moment if you will, to halt declining environmental health of the headwaters, and even restore it through reclamation.

Protecting What We Love

Protecting What We Love

The eastern slopes should be a place for OHV users, campers, anglers, hunters, hikers and everyone in between. But in order for that to happen, activities need to be supported accordingly. Under the current framework that simply isn’t possible. The draft plans released March 27, 2018 offer a path forward.

OWC and the Castle – Input based on Consensus

OWC and the Castle – Input based on Consensus

It has been a long process with a deep history... the Castle Parks discussion has been around for decades.  Now, we are moments away from a Final Management Plan.  Let's take a look at some of the steps that got us here and how OWC has been involved.

Invasive Mussels Closing in on Alberta

Invasive Mussels Closing in on Alberta

Mussels, although tasty in many instances, are leaving a bad taste in the mouths of the sniffer dogs of the Alberta Aquatic Invasive Species program. These things clog irrigation pipes, residential pipes, stick on motors, machines and .... money. They cost bigly money.

Livingstone Landowners Guild Showcases Local Non-profits

Livingstone Landowners Guild Showcases Local Non-profits

Recently, the Livingstone Landowners Guild hosted a “Who’s Who and What they Do” event to introduce local landowners to the many non-profit organizations operating in their area.

At the event, much of the open discussion focused on headwaters management and what impact the Government of Alberta Livingstone and Porcupine Hills Land Footprint Management Plan and Recreation Management Plans that are currently underway will have.