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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: Project Updates

Lake Diefenbaker Task Force

Recently 2 public meetings were held at Loreburn and Elbow with presentations and discussions on how to protect Lake Diefenbaker from aquatic invasive mussels (AIM). These meetings were very well attended, as local communities consider how best to prevent the …

Biobed

Posted on: 29th May 2018 |,Written by | Southsaskriver Stewards , Under | Project Updates, SSRWSI News

The South Saskatchewan River Watershed Stewards are excited to be building a biobed with the Meewasin Valley Authority. With the support of an environmental grant through the city of Saskatoon, a biobed will be built for use by the Meewasin …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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