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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.

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 …

 

South Sask River AEGP Update

The last few months have been busy ones for the Agri-Environmental Group Plan techs. We had not one, not two, but three program deadlines! From April 1 to June 30, the Farm Stewardship pre-approval BMP deadline, we worked with 21 …

 

Protection of Your South Saskatchewan River Creeks

Posted on: 19th June 2017 |,Written by | Southsaskriver Stewards , Under | SSRWSI News

10 of the South Saskatchewan River tributaries/creeks were assessed in 2015 to determine their riparian and fish population health conditions. The attached reports reveal that 70 percent of the tributaries are in poor riparian and fish habitat/population health. Numerous risks …

 

Help Protect Our Waters: Stop Aquatic Invasive Species

Posted on: 15th June 2017 |,Written by | Southsaskriver Stewards , Under | SSRWSI News

CLEAN | DRAIN | DRY Stop Aquatic Invasive Species – Zebra and Quagga Mussels Fact Sheet Aquatic invasive species (AIS) threaten aquatic habitats, fisheries and valuable recreational resources. They can spread through water or by attaching to watercraft, related equipment …

 

Help us celebrate Saskatchewan’s 19th Native Prairie Appreciation Week!

Posted on: 15th June 2017 |,Written by | Southsaskriver Stewards , Under | Events

June 18-24, 2017 Jointly proclaimed by the Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture and the Ministry of Environment, Native Prairie Appreciation Week (NPAW) is a weeklong celebration dedicated to raising awareness of our valuable grassland ecosystems across Saskatchewan. NPAW is celebrated across …

 

The Caring For Our Watersheds Final Oral Competition Results

The Caring For Our Watersheds final oral competition was held on Saturday, May 6. The students did an amazing job presenting their ideas under pressure. The results are as follows: 1st Place  $1,000.00 Jinny Kim, Heather Grove, and Kassie Tan …

 

Province Issues Update on AIS Case in Western Manitoba

Posted on: 15th June 2017 |,Written by | Southsaskriver Stewards , Under | SSRWSI News, Uncategorized

The SSRWS wishes to sincerely thank all the volunteers who have and are participating in the Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) campaign against Zebra/Quagga Mussels. Your help is invaluable by increasing public awareness and substrate/shoreline monitoring. I truly appreciate your commitment. …

 

Saskatoon River Festival

Posted on: 15th June 2017 |,Written by | Southsaskriver Stewards , Under | Events

Rendezvous 150 July 13 – 15, 2017 Along the Banks of the South Saskatchewan River Bank River Landing, Victoria Park & Boathouse, The Roxy Theatre, Galleries throughout city core. Thursday, July 13 Free youth canoeing instruction Voyageur canoe sprint race, …

 

Love Your Lake Program

Posted on: 15th June 2017 |,Written by | Southsaskriver Stewards , Under | SSRWSI News

The Love Your Lake program is a shoreline assessment program that is funded by the Canadian Wildlife Federation and Watersheds Canada. The first part of the program includes a short questionnaire that is distributed to property owners. The questionnaire includes …

 

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