These groups promote knowledge and best management practices for landowners who, in turn, are making changes to the way they operate. These changes will make improvements to water quality, fish habitat, riparian zones and wetlands in our local watersheds.
Mission: To raise awareness about the importance, health, and function of the Iron Creek watershed, and promote the agricultural, environmental, and financial benefits derived from sustainable management techniques.
Where We Work: Within the Iron Creek watershed. Iron Creek watershed geographically covers most of Flagstaff County.
Contact: Carol Wilson; http://www.ironcreekwatershed.com/
Mission: Battle Lake Watershed Synergy Group was established in 2005 to ensure effective and sensitive planning of oil and gas development in the Battle Lake watershed through open and honest communication and planning between residents, the oil and gas industry and government agencies.
Where We Work: The greater Battle Lake area (in the very north western area of the watershed), with some focus on regional groundwater source protection.
Mission: To enhance, preserve and protect Pigeon Lake and its watershed as a healthy and environmentally sustainable ecosystem for current and future generations.
Where We Work: Greater Pigeon Lake area
Contact: http://www.plwa.ca/; Susan Ellis; firstname.lastname@example.org
Mission: To care for and look after our lake and surrounding area, including the headwaters of Meeting Creek. To learn more about Little Beaver Lake and the living things that make their home in the water and on the shores. To pass on what we learn to our community, especially the younger folks and coming generations.
Where We Work: In the Little Beaver Lake area, close to Ferintosh.
Contact: William Davies, President, email@example.com
Mission: To encourage local Albertans to increase their knowledge and appreciation of natural history. To work towards conservation of natural areas and native species of animal and plant life. To help prevent misuse of our natural resources. To promote the study of natural history through varied channels of communication, field trips, outdoor activities and inventories.
Where We Work: In the Stettler area.
Mission: The Lacombe Lake Watershed Stewardship Society (LLWSS) was established in order to address the possible deterioration of the water quality of Lacombe Lake.
Where We Work: Lacombe Lake area
Contact: Cliff Soper
Where We Work: Clear Lake area
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Partners in land and biodiversity conservation
Serves the needs of grassroots stewardship groups by identifying funding opportunities, supporting the development of volunteer recruitment and training opportunities, and providing access to relevant, current and useful stewardship resources.
Partnering with communities on riparian management
Restoring and managing wetlands for habitat and wildlife
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Conserving and enhancing wildlife, fisheries and habitat
Works to protect natural areas to benefit wildlife and people, and to conserve biodiversity and all nature’s values, for everyone forever.