Larin Guenther

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.

Co-operation is the Golden Rule!

Co-operation is the Golden Rule!

What do you get when you mix together an active Watershed Planning and Advisory Council with a local ENGO that strives to make an environmental impact on our city?  Well... this superhero duo of Environment Lethbridge and the Oldman Watershed Council, of course!

 

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.

Water Monitoring - What's in it for you?

Water Monitoring - What's in it for you?

What's the government doing to ensure we have clean, clear water for generations to come? OWC is transitioning from Headwaters Protection (Goal 3 of its Integrated Watershed Management Plan) to Goal 6 - WATER QUALITY. This is a summary of the recent annual Water Quality Monitoring Workshop held in Lethbridge ...

Headwaters Action Plan – We've Come A Long Way!

Headwaters Action Plan – We've Come A  Long Way!

Strategically ... what's behind all the OWC activity? How do we decide which actions to take, what advice to provide government with ... and who says? Here's an update from Larin Guenther, OWC's Planning Manager. HAP, HAT, PAN ... and other need-to-know acronyms unpacked.