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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.

Category Archives: Education and Awareness Program

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 …

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 …

You can help monitor for aquatic invasive mussels in Saskatchewan

Monitoring is an important tool in the fight against aquatic invasive species (AIS), including the spread of zebra and quagga mussels into Saskatchewan. Aquatic invasive mussels pose a serious threat to our lakes and waterways and have been discovered in …

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 …

Aquatic Invasive Mussel Presentations

On February 11 & 12th, 2015, the Prairie Waters Working Group hosted a series of workshops in Saskatoon and Regina regarding aquatic invasive mussels.  Dr. Hugh MacIsaac from the University of Windsor provided a series of presentations on aquatic invasive …

2015 Watershed Poster Contest

2015 WATERSHED POSTER CONTEST The 2015 South Saskatchewan River Watershed Stewards poster contest is now underway.  This year’s theme is “Water and Wildlife”.  The poster contest is open for students in Grades 5, 6 and 7 that go to school …

Selecting a Livestock Wintering Site

Selecting a Proper Wintering Site Research over the past decade has suggested you get your cows out of the corrals and have them winter extensively. It’s good for your livestock, your land, and the watershed as a whole! But how …

Information on Decommissioning Abandoned Water Wells

Decommissioning Abandoned Water Wells General steps to decommission a bored water well: Disinfect water with a shock chlorination. Slowly pour bags of bentonite into the well, pouring enough for a one foot thick layer of bentonite. Backfill well with clean …

SSRWSI November 2014 E-Newsletter is Now Available!

The November 2014 E-Newsletter for the South Saskatchewan River Watershed Stewards is now available. South Saskatchewan River Watershed Stewards – November 2014 E-Newsletter: http://eepurl.com/7KSUv  

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