Ranching

Well Water Perceived as Safe

Well Water Perceived as Safe

Overall, the study found that most well owners feel they are not susceptible to well contamination issues because they have not had any health concerns that they linked to their well water quality. Perceived susceptibility is critical, because it helps indicate how motivated people would be to test and/or treat their well.

Voices of the Oldman: Agriculture Matters

Voices of the Oldman: Agriculture Matters

Please join us in Taber January 31, Twin Butte February 10 or Stavely March 1!

The Oldman Watershed Council is excited to introduce a new brand of events called Voices of the Oldman.  These events are an important opportunity to have your voice heard both locally and provincially. What we hear at these events will shape our projects and also the advice we give to the Government of Alberta. 

Can Native Grasslands Be Restored After Industrial Development?

Can Native Grasslands Be Restored After Industrial Development?

What do ranching, oil & gas roads, invasive species, and restoration have in common? They all occur on Alberta's native grasslands, and they were all discussed at the Foothills Restoration Forum's Fall Information Session in Claresholm!

How to Grow Lunch from Fish Waste - Aquaponics & Other Agricultural Innovations

How to Grow Lunch from Fish Waste - Aquaponics & Other Agricultural Innovations

If you're an urbanite, you probably don't care about BMPs or know what they are. But I bet you've been to restaurants downtown and have eaten some pretty special veg!!! So whether you're a farmer, a rancher, or a city resident who just wants to understand where your food (Read: water) comes from .... read on!  This article details lots of great resources in regards to sustainability in agriculture.