OWC and SALTS helped install wildlife-friendly riparian fencing to keep cows out of the creeks, but still allow wildlife safe passage. Learn how it's done (no swords required!)
For the readers who do not know me very well, my name is Antoine Gendron and I am a University of Lethbridge student. I am completing my fifth year of post secondary school (2-year Sport Management and Ministry Diploma and 3rd year at U of L) and the Bachelor of Science portion of my mixed Bachelor of Science and Education. I became involved with the Oldman Watershed Council because of my passion for environmental science, leadership, education, and positive change.
Agriculture is a huge component of our economy, contributing some $3.6 billion to Alberta’s gross domestic product. To anyone who lives in southern Alberta, it should come as no surprise to discover that the area has the largest irrigation system in Canada.
The Watershed Legacy Program is Oldman Watershed Council’s boots-on-the-ground program. It aims to improve the way our landscape is managed within the Oldman Watershed to improve water quality.
Most of people raised in a western culture have heard of being blinded by love. Others may have actually experienced it themselves. However, not many are familiar with another, very common, form perceptual impairment called plant blindness.
Calling all grade 7-12 teachers! Join the OWC and Caring for Our Watersheds for a curriculum-connected, program that will educate and inspire! It's easy to get started: contact the OWC for an in-class presentation; begin a student-led, inquiry-based local action project; and enter your project to win money for your school!