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Backyard Wilderness - #SAWC17

Backyard Wilderness - #SAWC17

What has the Backyard Wilderness project been up to?  Here's a brief update on this #SAWC17 participant's current findings and future plans with her ongoing research project touching on urban wildlife. CLOSING CEREMONY: FRIDAY NOVEMBER 17th at Lethbridge City Hall!

Weeds in southwest Alberta: new research findings

Weeds in southwest Alberta: new research findings

Dr Sonia Graham from Australia has submitted a guest article about a study in southern Alberta. Ranchers, private companies, government organisations and non-government organisations (NGOs) were interviewed as part of a social research project titled “Collective Weed Management in Canada”. Read more about this weedy subject ...

Backyard Wilderness: Lethbridge Backyard Trail Camera Project

Backyard Wilderness: Lethbridge Backyard Trail Camera Project

It was pre-dawn and, for some reason I have subsequently forgotten, I was driving down an East Vancouver side street. The light had that amazing quality it has just before the sun crests the horizon and everything was eerily still and quiet...

Linear Features here, there, and everywhere!

Linear Features here, there, and everywhere!

You've asked: "What does it matter how many trails there are? What does it matter if the trail is made by motorized vehicles or, say, horses? What does it matter if an abandoned access road is used as a trail? How can anybody say the backcountry isn't healthy - after all, I just saw a moose back there!" OWC's Rob Taylor answers all ...

SACPA Maps & Timeline

SACPA Maps & Timeline

SACPA recently invited us to present at the Lethbridge Public Library and give an update on our current research. Anna Garleff, Communications Specialist, and Shannon Frank, Executive Director, welcomed a full house  and were excited to present history, maps, timelines and videos to the crowd. Thank you for coming - we had representation from throughout the watershed and we were thrilled to see everyone there. Here's the narrated PowerPoint for those who couldn't make it.