Our Watershed. Our Responsibility.
May 2021 | Volume 7 | Issue 5

Athabasca Watershed Council 2021 AGM 

Athabasca Watershed Council's Annual General Meeting (AGM) for the year 2021 will be held on June 12, 2021 at 1:00 PM online via Zoom. 

In order to join, you must register for this meeting in advance. You do not need to be an AWC member to attend the AGM. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with the meeting link attached. We hope to see you there! 
PLEASE NOTE: Only members as of May 13, 2021 are eligible to vote on the AGM agenda. Members joining after May 13th will be able to attend the meeting as guests. If you have filled out a membership renewal form or have emailed us (admin@awc-wpac) asking to renew your membership, then you do not need to fill out this form. 

To register for our AGM and to renew your membership for 2021, visit the links below. 
AWC Membership Renewal
AWC 2021 AGM Registration

Meet With AWC’s Board Member Morris Nesdole! 

Join us online to meet with one of our board members, Morris Nesdole, in a virtual webinar this Friday, May 14 from 10:00 – 11:00 AM.

Drop in to meet our staff and other members of the Athabasca Watershed Council! Morris will be giving a short presentation discussing his role as a board member and what it means to become a member of the Athabasca Watershed Council. Questions, comments, and suggestions will be welcomed afterwards.

This is the third presentation of our AWC “Coffee Talk” webinar series. Each month we will have a different member, staff, or guest speaker give a short presentation regarding our organization and the Athabasca Watershed.

This webinar is open to the public and is free to attend. To join, visit the link below. We hope you’ll join us! 
AWC Coffee Talk Webinar

 Wetland Knowledge Exchange Webinar

Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) is hosting a Wetland Knowledge Exchange Webinar online, May 18, 2021 from 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. The webinar features an overview of the AWCS Field Guide and will discuss further background on the project, along with wetland identification/classification based on the AWCS. 

DUC's plain-language field guide is based on the Alberta Wetland Classification System (AWCS). The field guide, titled the Alberta Wetland Classification System Field Guide, will be released in spring 2021. The guide contains decision keys, photographs, illustrations, wetland fact sheets, and plant identification sheets, all formatted and designed for optimizing wetland identification and classification while in the field/working on the landscape.

To register for this event, visit the link below. 
Wetland Knowledge Exchange Webinar Registration

Helping Kids Love Nature Webinar

ClearWater Farm, a demonstration eco-farm on Lake Simcoe, is hosting a webinar online, May 19, 2021 at 4 PM EST to discuss their play-based learning-from-nature program for kids. This webinar features a behind-the-scenes preview of two kids’ fun-learning initiatives being launched this spring: a new e-book (“How to Think Like a Mushroom”), and a children's interactive website with experiments, games, activities, and videos. Both projects have the same mission: getting kids outside and loving nature!

To learn more about ClearWater Farm and to register for this event, visit the link below. 
Helping Kids Love Nature Webinar Registration

2021 Global Water Futures (GWF) Annual Open Science Meeting

The 2021 Global Water Futures (GWF) is hosting their Annual Open Science Meeting (GWF2021) online from May 17- May 19, 2021. GWF2021 aims to bring together the GWF community (researchers, affiliates, partners, collaborators, and stakeholders) in a virtual setting to share our latest scientific achievements and success stories, provide updates on end user solutions, and support the actions needed to secure Canada’s water future. Each webinar features a keynote talk held by three leading scientists across the country.

To register for this event and to see the full conference schedule, visit the link below. 
GWF 2021 Registration
Be sure to check out our website for more information on the Athabasca River basin!
Athabasca Watershed Council Site
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