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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.

Prussian Carp Invasion

Posted on: 20th August 2018 |,Written by | Southsaskriver Stewards , Under | Uncategorized

Photo by Vladimir Wrangel/Shutterstock Prussian Carp are an invasive fish species now found in Alberta and Saskatchewan rivers, lakes and ponds. These fish originate in Europe or Asia but it is not known how they arrived in North America. Prussian …

 

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 …

 

SSRWSI 2017 AGM Update

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

The South Saskatchewan River Watershed Stewards held their Annual General Meeting on April 27, 2018 in Osler, Sask. The meeting was well attended with representation from eleven communities including cities, rural municipalities, and resort communities. Thank you to everyone who …

 

2018 Wetlands and Wildlife Poster Contest

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

Congratulations to Keardyn Cairns of Dalmeny! Keardyn’s poster for the Wetlands and Wildlife Poster Contest, hosted by the SSRWSI and Saskatchewan Association of Watersheds (SAW), was selected to represent the watershed at the recent provincial AGM of SAW.   Learn …

 

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 …

 

SAW Report – May 21, 2018

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

Saskatchewan Association of Watersheds (SAW) is the umbrella organization for the 11 watershed groups in the province. Each watershed is represented by one delegate to serve on the SAW board of directors. The board meets 5 times per year, with …

 

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 …

 

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