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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

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  

SSRWSI In The News – Zebra Mussel and Watershed Awareness

The SSRWSI made the Saskatchewan Valley Times news on October 2, 2014.  Reporter Rod Andrews interviewed Renny Grilz, Watershed Coordinator and Ben Buhler, Chair of SSRWSI regarding the value of watersheds in the Sask Valley region.  One of the items …

Protecting Watersheds from Invasive Plant Species

On July 7 and 9th, 2014, the South Saskatchewan River Watershed Stewards hosted two invasive plant species tours at Saskatchewan Landing Provincial Park and within the City of Saskatoon.  The tours were targeted to urban and rural municipal weed inspectors with a …

World Rivers Day 2013

SSRWSI teamed up with the North Saskatchewan River Basin Council to provide an interactive booth at the 2013 World Rivers Day Festival. To teach participants about watersheds and the importance of protecting our water supplies, the booth included a Watershed …

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