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

Author Archives: Southsaskriver Stewards

2019 South Saskatchewan River Watershed Poster Contest

2019 Theme: Wetlands and Wildlife Possible Topics Include: What wildlife can be found in our watershed? What role do wetlands play in the lives of wildlife? What agricultural practices benefit wildlife and wetlands? Why are wetlands important for wildlife and …

Canada’s Agriculture Day 2019 Chili Cook-Off

Posted on: 5th February 2019 |,Written by | Southsaskriver Stewards , Under | Uncategorized

  No Images? Click here Chili Cook Off The Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture, Kindersley Regional Office, in cooperation with Saskatchewan Crop Insurance Corporation is hosting a Chili Cook Off for Canada’s Agriculture Day on Tuesday February 12th 2019. Date: February …

Farm Stewardship Program Wildlife Friendly Fencing

The Farm Stewardship Program provides Saskatchewan producers funding to implement Beneficial Management Practices (BMPs). There are two pasture management BMPs that include fencing for producers: Riparian Grazing Management – fencing to protect water quality and adjacent riparian areas Native Range …

Invasive Plant Biocontrol & Targeted BMP

Posted on: 18th September 2018 |,Written by | Southsaskriver Stewards , Under | Uncategorized

Invasive plant species are harmful to both our environments and our agricultural operations. Uncontrolled populations take over pastures and natural areas and choke out desirable vegetation. If left uncontrolled, they have direct negative impacts on biodiversity, wildlife habitat, and ecological …

South Sask River Watershed Agri-Environmental Update

Posted on: 20th August 2018 |,Written by | Southsaskriver Stewards , Under | Other News, SSRWSI News

The last few months have been busy for the Agri-Environmental technicians. Besides doing Farm Stewardship and Farm and Ranch Water applications, presentations have been made at RM and ratepayer meetings. The summer is also a time for field days! The …

Beardy’s and Okemasis Cree Nation Source Water Protection Plan Update

June 27th, 2018 an invasive plant workshop was held at Beardy’s and Okemasis’ Cree Nation. Participants learned about Beneficial Management Practices when working in areas with invasive weeds, identification, and management including biocontrol & targeted grazing, as well as vectors …

Decommission Abandoned Water Wells

Posted on: 20th August 2018 |,Written by | Southsaskriver Stewards , Under | Other News, SSRWSI News

There are numerous reasons to decommission abandoned water wells on your property including protection of groundwater resources and the safety of your family. Decommissioning a well properly seals off the well to prevent contaminants from entering the water supply. General …

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