Past News and Events

  • Event Date: Wednesday, October 2, 2013
    Location: Ferry Point Campground, Camrose County

    Celebrate a successful harvest and the Ferry Point Reach Riparian Projects completed in this area.

    Everyone is invited to join the BRWA for a free BBQ lunch from 11am-2pm.  While there you could take the opportunity to learn more about the Ferry Point Reach Restoration Program and be involved in a stewardship activity.  

    For more information please contact Nathalie at 780-672-0276.

  • Event Date: Sunday, September 22, 2013
    Location: Miquelon Lake Provincial Park

    Come and Capture the Spirit of Miquelon. A plein-air workshop for all levels of artists. 

    Sunday September 22nd, from 10am-3pm.
    Miquelon Lake Provincial Park. Meet at the Information Centre.  

    Join fellow artist for an afternoon outdoor art experience!  Participants will have the opportunity for instruction and guidance from a local artisit/educator, and the space and time to be inspired by the spirit of Miquelon. Please bring your own supplies, easel and lawn chair.

    We will supply a local lunch catered by Country Accent Bistro. A $20 registration fee will be charged. 

    To register please contact Sheila Logelin at the BRWA office 780-672-0276 or by email at sheila@battleriverwatershed.ca. Registration closes Sept 17th.

     

  • Event Date: Saturday, September 14, 2013
    Location: Miquelon Lake Provincial Park

    Photovoice Miquelon Contest Give your photos a voice.

     

    Take a picture to show your experience with and connection to Miquelon Lakes PP. Tell us what you appreciate about it. What are your concerns, your hopes? Send your favorite photo with a short caption to express your appreciation, concerns, or hopes.  Submit phones by email to nathalie@battleriverwatershed.ca or on the Battle River Watershed Alliance Facebook page.

    Make your submission before September 14th for a chance to win prizes and public recognition of your photos!  Brought to you by the Battle River Watershed Alliance and Alberta Parks. 

  • Event Date: Saturday, August 24, 2013
    Location: Stoney Creek Centre, Camrose.

    CEL-E-BRATE GOOD TIMES, COME-ON!
    Lets have some fun and celebrate our wonderful watershed- the land and water that provide us with so much! 

    This fun-filled day is packed full of outdoor acivities and games for the kids, guest speakers, a BBQ lunch and the Albert Saskatoon Pie Contest!  

     

    Tentive agenda:

    10:00am               Opening/Welcome

    10:10-2:00          Community Art Project

    10:10-12:00        Crafts: Rock Painting, Bird House Building, Rain Sticks

    10:30                    Cows and Fish Walk

    11:00                    Befriending Bees

    11:30                    Honey Tasting

    11:30                    Pie Judging begins

    12:00                    Lunch begins

    12:15                    People’s Choice Award Pie judging begins

    12:30-3:00          Crafts: Bird and Bat Houses, Windsocks, Building Butterflies

    1:00                      Pie Judging announcements

    1:30                      DIY Composting Workshop

    2:00                      Plant Walk

    3:00                      Closing        

    Thank you to our event Champion Sponsors: The City of Camrose, Cargill, and Enerplus

  • Event Date: Wednesday, August 7, 2013
    Location: Mistahiya Lodge (north of Wainwright)

    Join us at this free, interactive event, offering participants the opportunity to actively learn, share, and engage in collaborative dialogue across sectors.

    If you represent a municipality, watershed stewardship group or Watershed Planning and Advisory Council, join us to explore the topic of connecting with municipalities to advance grassroots change.

    Subsidies will be available for volunteer attendees based on distance travelled (up to $100).

    Visit http://landstewardship.org/stewards-motion/ for more information!

  • Event Date: Thursday, July 18, 2013
    Location: Stoney Creek Centre

    WHEN: July 18, 7:00pm

    WHERE: Stoney Creek Centre, Camrose

    The Battle River Watershed Alliance will be speaking about all things WATER-related on July 18 as part of the Camrose Wildlife Stewardship Society's weekly summer educational events.

    Come learn more about water and watersheds in this region of the province and how we can all be involved in creating the kind of watershed we want to live in - now and into the future.

  • Event Date: Thursday, June 20, 2013
    Location: Village at Pigeon Lake (Village Creek Country Inn)

    Join us for our 2013 AGM on Thursday, June 20. Click here for more information!

  • Event Date: Thursday, June 13, 2013
    Location: Across the Battle River Watershed

    We are at it again!

    There is a direct link between the health of our environment and the health of our bodies. The BRWA is working to promote both. We invite you to be part of this watershed wide tour to promote a clean environment and our healthy (water) bodies.  Come be part of a movement, and get moving! 

    Tour Dates: Sunday June 9th- Thursday June 13th.

    Tour Objective: To provide a fun, safe and encouraging opportunity for Battle River Community Members be active outdoors and gain a new appreciation of our watersheds beauty and all it provides. During the ride we will also be raising awareness about the BRWA and our watershed, and educating community members about the important role our watershed provides in maintaining our good health. The special focus of this bike tour will be local agriculture and the important role it plays in supporting our communities and watershed.  

    Itinerary:

    June 9: Battle Lake through Wetaskiwin, Hobemma, to Ferintosh. 
    Daily km=96km

    June 10: Ferintosh through Donalda to Big Knife Provincial Park or Forestburg. 
    Daily km= 93km

    June 11. Forestburg through Castor to Corontation. 
    Daily km=85km

    June 12: Coronation through Consort to Czar. 
    Daily km= 114km

    June 13: Czar through Provost to Edgerton. 
    Daily km= 103km

    Total km= 491km

    Join us! Novice and expert cyclists alike are welcome to join us for part of a day, a day or the entire five day tour.  We can support 12 cyclists a day.  To join the group please email Nathalie@battleriverwatershed.ca that you are interested, or join the Rolling down the Battle River Facebook Group.

     

    This program could not have been possible without the support of our sponsors.  

    2013 Watershed Champion Sponsors: Camrose County, Alberta Beef Producers, County of Paintearth, Paintearth Economic Partnership Society, and Ponoka County.

    See our memory book of the ride on the Blurb.com website.

  • Event Date: Thursday, April 25, 2013
    Location: Canmore, Alberta

    Earth Matters – an environmental education conference, April 25-27, 2013, Canmore - with Richard Louv, author of ‘Last Child in the Woods.’ This conference will provide you with many opportunities to learn, share, celebrate, and develop a community of practice that will support you in your work  – because the ‘Earth Matters.’  Register now to receive the early bird registration rate of $250, which includes the meal package! To find out more and to register, please visit http://abcee.org/conference

  • Event Date: Tuesday, March 12, 2013
    Location: Red Deer

    Alberta WPACs and the Canadian Water Resources Association, Alberta Chapter, are co-hosting a conference, “Water and the Environment: Watershed Planning and Management in Alberta,” March 12th – 14th, in Red Deer.  This conference reflects Alberta’s growing emphasis on the integrated planning and management of land and water resources.  For details, visit http://www.cwra-ab-events.org/conference.

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