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grassroots, community driven, non-profit organization working within the watershed to implement programs and initiatives that will protect the water resource.

Category Archives: SSRWSI News

2019 South Saskatchewan River Watershed Poster Contest

2019 Theme: Wetlands and Wildlife Possible Topics Include: What wildlife can be found in our watershed? What role do wetlands play in the lives of wildlife? What agricultural practices benefit wildlife and wetlands? Why are wetlands important for wildlife and …

South Sask River Watershed Agri-Environmental Update

Posted on: 20th August 2018 |,Written by | Southsaskriver Stewards , Under | Other News, SSRWSI News

The last few months have been busy for the Agri-Environmental technicians. Besides doing Farm Stewardship and Farm and Ranch Water applications, presentations have been made at RM and ratepayer meetings. The summer is also a time for field days! The …

Beardy’s and Okemasis Cree Nation Source Water Protection Plan Update

June 27th, 2018 an invasive plant workshop was held at Beardy’s and Okemasis’ Cree Nation. Participants learned about Beneficial Management Practices when working in areas with invasive weeds, identification, and management including biocontrol & targeted grazing, as well as vectors …

Decommission Abandoned Water Wells

Posted on: 20th August 2018 |,Written by | Southsaskriver Stewards , Under | Other News, SSRWSI News

There are numerous reasons to decommission abandoned water wells on your property including protection of groundwater resources and the safety of your family. Decommissioning a well properly seals off the well to prevent contaminants from entering the water supply. General …

Private Sewage Works in Shoreland Development Areas

Posted on: 20th August 2018 |,Written by | Southsaskriver Stewards , Under | Other News, SSRWSI News

Private sewage works (PSWs) is a term used to describe a septic system installed on a single property designed to collect all of the sewage and wastewater generated on that property.  PSWs are typically installed where a property cannot be …

A New Invader in the South Saskatchewan River: Flowering Rush!

Posted on: 14th August 2018 |,Written by | Southsaskriver Stewards , Under | SSRWSI News

A new invader is moving into Saskatchewan along the South Saskatchewan River. This is not a killer fish or a clog-forming mussel, but an invasive aquatic plant that can have significant environmental and societal impacts to Saskatchewan’s waterways. Flowering Rush …

Status of Bill C-68 and Update on Regulations and Policy Consultations

Posted on: 30th July 2018 |,Written by | Southsaskriver Stewards , Under | Other News, SSRWSI News

Respected Industry Leaders, Provincial Leaders, Territorial Leaders, and Friends, Following up on our previous correspondence, in February 2018, the government introduced proposed legislation (Bills C-68 and C-69) that would put in place better rules to protect our environment, fish and waterways, and rebuild …

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