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Author Archives: Southsaskriver Stewards

Protection of Your South Saskatchewan River Creeks

Posted on: 19th June 2017 |,Written by | Southsaskriver Stewards , Under | SSRWSI News

10 of the South Saskatchewan River tributaries/creeks were assessed in 2015 to determine their riparian and fish population health conditions. The attached reports reveal that 70 percent of the tributaries are in poor riparian and fish habitat/population health. Numerous risks …

Help Protect Our Waters: Stop Aquatic Invasive Species

Posted on: 15th June 2017 |,Written by | Southsaskriver Stewards , Under | SSRWSI News

CLEAN | DRAIN | DRY Stop Aquatic Invasive Species – Zebra and Quagga Mussels Fact Sheet Aquatic invasive species (AIS) threaten aquatic habitats, fisheries and valuable recreational resources. They can spread through water or by attaching to watercraft, related equipment …

Help us celebrate Saskatchewan’s 19th Native Prairie Appreciation Week!

Posted on: 15th June 2017 |,Written by | Southsaskriver Stewards , Under | Events

June 18-24, 2017 Jointly proclaimed by the Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture and the Ministry of Environment, Native Prairie Appreciation Week (NPAW) is a weeklong celebration dedicated to raising awareness of our valuable grassland ecosystems across Saskatchewan. NPAW is celebrated across …

The Caring For Our Watersheds Final Oral Competition Results

The Caring For Our Watersheds final oral competition was held on Saturday, May 6. The students did an amazing job presenting their ideas under pressure. The results are as follows: 1st Place  $1,000.00 Jinny Kim, Heather Grove, and Kassie Tan …

Province Issues Update on AIS Case in Western Manitoba

Posted on: 15th June 2017 |,Written by | Southsaskriver Stewards , Under | SSRWSI News, Uncategorized

The SSRWS wishes to sincerely thank all the volunteers who have and are participating in the Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) campaign against Zebra/Quagga Mussels. Your help is invaluable by increasing public awareness and substrate/shoreline monitoring. I truly appreciate your commitment. …

Saskatoon River Festival

Posted on: 15th June 2017 |,Written by | Southsaskriver Stewards , Under | Events

Rendezvous 150 July 13 – 15, 2017 Along the Banks of the South Saskatchewan River Bank River Landing, Victoria Park & Boathouse, The Roxy Theatre, Galleries throughout city core. Thursday, July 13 Free youth canoeing instruction Voyageur canoe sprint race, …

Love Your Lake Program

Posted on: 15th June 2017 |,Written by | Southsaskriver Stewards , Under | SSRWSI News

The Love Your Lake program is a shoreline assessment program that is funded by the Canadian Wildlife Federation and Watersheds Canada. The first part of the program includes a short questionnaire that is distributed to property owners. The questionnaire includes …

Protect Your Source Water

Posted on: 15th June 2017 |,Written by | Southsaskriver Stewards , Under | SSRWSI News

Your source water is the untreated water from groundwater or surface water that supplies drinking water for human consumption. A major concern for you and your community is the possibility of contamination of your source water impacting human health and …

Media Advisory – Emerging Issues Facing South Saskatchewan River Watershed

Posted on: 28th March 2015 |,Written by | Southsaskriver Stewards , Under | Events, New!, SSRWSI News

MEDIA ADVISORY  EMERGING ISSUES FACING THE SOUTH SASKATCHEWAN RIVER WATERSHED SASKATOON, SK   MARCH 31, 2015.   The South Saskatchewan River is a 716 km ribbon of blue that flows through Saskatchewan from the Alberta border, near Leader, through Lake Diefenbaker and …

SSRWSI AGM and Open House – March 31st

Posted on: 18th March 2015 |,Written by | Southsaskriver Stewards , Under | Uncategorized

The South Saskatchewan River Watershed Stewards is hosting is Annual General Meeting and Open House in Outlook, SK on March 31st, 2015.  For more information please visit the poster, linked below. 2015 AGM Meeting Posters – March 31 2015

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