environment

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.

OWC Rallies for Oldman Watershed Through GivingTuesday!

OWC Rallies for Oldman Watershed Through GivingTuesday!

Oldman Watershed Council launches GivingTuesday movement in support of Oldman watershed restoration efforts. GivingTuesday is “the opening day of the giving season”. Giving is a lifelong commitment, and a giving day is a special celebration, a reminder to all of us to think of others and our communities as well as ourselves. GivingTuesday is more than a moment, it’s a movement.

Southern Alberta - Are We "Smart Enough"?!

Southern Alberta - Are We "Smart Enough"?!

Lethbridge is set to grow in population - so is the rest of Southern Alberta. Can we be smart about it? Guest blogger Ryan Carriere, Parks Planning Manager of the City of Lethbridge - Infrastructure Services ponders the question, and the OWC offers some insight as well. Alberta is projected to add close to 1.8 million residents over the next 25 years, reaching 6 million by 2041. Now, more than ever before, we must bring watershed vocabulary into our thoughts and actions.