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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: Education and Awareness Program

Farm Stewardship Program Wildlife Friendly Fencing

The Farm Stewardship Program provides Saskatchewan producers funding to implement Beneficial Management Practices (BMPs). There are two pasture management BMPs that include fencing for producers: Riparian Grazing Management – fencing to protect water quality and adjacent riparian areas Native Range …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

2015 Watershed Poster Contest

2015 WATERSHED POSTER CONTEST The 2015 South Saskatchewan River Watershed Stewards poster contest is now underway.  This year’s theme is “Water and Wildlife”.  The poster contest is open for students in Grades 5, 6 and 7 that go to school …

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 …

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