Our Watershed. Our Responsibility.
January 2021 | Volume 7 | Issue 1

Happy New Year!

Happy new year from the Athabasca Watershed Council! We hope everyone had a safe and enjoyable break. We're working hard to prepare for the new year and are excited for the events that will come for our organization and our community.

AWC Board of Directors Meeting

The Athabasca Watershed Council will be holding our Board of Directors meeting on February 11, 2021 at 1:00 PM via Zoom.

If you wish attend, email us at admin@awc-wpac and you will receive a link to the Zoom meeting. Members and non-members are welcome to join! 

To view all upcoming events, visit our site using the link below. 

Athabasca Watershed Council Events

Mid-Pembina Watershed Riparian Assessment

Using Fiera Biological Consulting, the Athabasca Watershed Council assessed riparian habitat along approximately 1,600 km of lake and river shoreline. A total of 19 waterbodies were assessed in the Mid-Pembina watershed, including 12 creeks and rivers and 7 lakes.

This Mid-Pembina Riparian Assessment document has just been uploaded to our website, including important updates regarding the Pembina Project. 

To view the full Mid-Pembina Watershed Riparian report, follow the link below to our site. 
Mid-Pembina Riparian Assessment

Indigenous Environmental Stewardship & Reclamation Program

Yellowhead Tribal College is opening their Indigenous Environmental Stewardship and Reclamation programs (IESR) to post-secondary students!
The IESR program prepares students for the field of environmental safeguarding, reclamation, and restoration. This program will provide students with a background in theory and practice, including laboratory work and field experiences. Students will be able to learning from academics, Elders, industry, and community experts.

For more information, visit the Yellowhead Tribal College site using the link below. 
Yellowhead Tribal College IESR Program

Athabasca Science Outreach: Crustacean Creatures with Dr. Robert Holmberg

Athabasca Science Outreach is hosting a virtual Zoom presentation with Dr. Robert Holmberg and Athabasca University on Crustaceans: More Than Crabs, Lobsters, and Shrimps, on Tuesday, February 23 at 7:00 PM via Zoom. 

This presentation is a free community event and will discuss the various types of crustaceans found here in Alberta, as well as the roles they play in ecology and our economy.

For more information and to see all upcoming events from Athabasca Science Outreach, visit the link below.
Athabasca Science Outreach Events
Be sure to check out our website for more information on the Athabasca River basin!
Athabasca Watershed Council Site
Previous Newsletters
We want to thank our members for their ongoing support and would like to recognize Yellowhead County this month! Thank you for always supporting the AWC.
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Athabasca Watershed Council
PO Box 1058
Athabasca, AB T9S 2A8

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