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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 …

Wastewater Surveys

This past fall, residents of two resort villages within the South Saskatchewan River participated in an online survey of waste management practices. There were 150 responses from the 304 surveys sent out.  A great response! The survey included questions on …

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 …

Beardy’s and Okemasis First Nation Source Water Protection Plan

Posted on: 15th February 2018 |,Written by | Southsaskriver Stewards , Under | New!, Other News, SSRWSI News

Beardy’s and Okemasis First Nation share much of the perimeter of Duck Lake in Saskatchewan. Significant flooding in 2014 prompted the development of a partnership with the SSRWSI, the North Saskatchewan River Basin Council (NSRBC), and the University of Saskatchewan …

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 …

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 …

SSRWSI In the News: Zebra Mussel Awareness

Posted on: 12th February 2015 |,Written by | Southsaskriver Stewards , Under | New!, SSRWSI News

The South Saskatchewan River Watershed Stewards has been in the news lately regarding zebra mussel awareness.  Below are two of the articles that have appeared in local newspapers. Clark’s Crossing Gazette:  http://www.ccgazette.ca/wp/?p=4057 The Battlefords News-Optimist: http://www.newsoptimist.ca/news/northwest-region/0-5-million-or-75-million-pay-now-or-pay-later-1.1757823

2015 Membership Renewal

Posted on: 20th January 2015 |,Written by | Southsaskriver Stewards , Under | New!

The 2015 Membership renewal forms are now available.  Membership to the SSRWSI is for urban and rural municipalities, First Nations and Special Interest Groups. The 2015 Membership fees are as follows: Membership Type Membership Fee Population >100,000 $20,000 + GST …

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