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The SSRWSI is a

grassroots, community driven, non-profit organization working within the watershed to implement programs and initiatives that will protect the water resource.

Status of Bill C-68 and Update on Regulations and Policy Consultations

Posted on: 30th July 2018 |,Written by | Southsaskriver Stewards , Under | Other News, SSRWSI News

Respected Industry Leaders, Provincial Leaders, Territorial Leaders, and Friends, Following up on our previous correspondence, in February 2018, the government introduced proposed legislation (Bills C-68 and C-69) that would put in place better rules to protect our environment, fish and waterways, and rebuild …

 

SSRWSI 2017 AGM Update

Posted on: 29th May 2018 |,Written by | Southsaskriver Stewards , Under | SSRWSI News

The South Saskatchewan River Watershed Stewards held their Annual General Meeting on April 27, 2018 in Osler, Sask. The meeting was well attended with representation from eleven communities including cities, rural municipalities, and resort communities. Thank you to everyone who …

 

2018 Wetlands and Wildlife Poster Contest

Posted on: 29th May 2018 |,Written by | Southsaskriver Stewards , Under | Events, SSRWSI News

Congratulations to Keardyn Cairns of Dalmeny! Keardyn’s poster for the Wetlands and Wildlife Poster Contest, hosted by the SSRWSI and Saskatchewan Association of Watersheds (SAW), was selected to represent the watershed at the recent provincial AGM of SAW.   Learn …

 

Lake Diefenbaker Task Force

Recently 2 public meetings were held at Loreburn and Elbow with presentations and discussions on how to protect Lake Diefenbaker from aquatic invasive mussels (AIM). These meetings were very well attended, as local communities consider how best to prevent the …

 

SAW Report – May 21, 2018

Posted on: 29th May 2018 |,Written by | Southsaskriver Stewards , Under | Other News, SSRWSI News

Saskatchewan Association of Watersheds (SAW) is the umbrella organization for the 11 watershed groups in the province. Each watershed is represented by one delegate to serve on the SAW board of directors. The board meets 5 times per year, with …

 

Biobed

Posted on: 29th May 2018 |,Written by | Southsaskriver Stewards , Under | Project Updates, SSRWSI News

The South Saskatchewan River Watershed Stewards are excited to be building a biobed with the Meewasin Valley Authority. With the support of an environmental grant through the city of Saskatoon, a biobed will be built for use by the Meewasin …

 

Flowering Rush

Originally published in Native Plant Society of Saskatchewan newsletter. Portion of original article by Chet Neufeld, NPSS Executive Director Flowering Rush (Butomus umbellatus) is an exotic, invasive plant that was sold for use in water gardening up until the summer of …

 

Agri-Environmental Group Plan Activities

Growing Forward 2 is coming to a close March 31st. Deadlines for the Farm Stewardship and Farm and Ranch Water Infrastructure Programs have all passed. April 1st 2018 the new Canadian Agricultural Partnership program will come into effect. To date, …

 

Aquatic Habitat Protection Permit (AHPP)

The Resort Village of Thode will be repairing 150’ of eroded shoreline this spring. Before starting work, they applied for an Aquatic Habitat Protection Permit through the Water Security Agency. The primary goal of the Aquatic Habitat Protection Program is …

 

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