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Tags: watersheds

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June 30, 2020

Description

The Watershed Resiliency and Restoration Program (WRRP) aims to protect communities from floods and drought by improving natural watershed functions. Grant approval fact sheets list grant recipients, grant totals, and a description of approved projects.


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March 9, 2020

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This map supports Alberta’s Surface Water Allocation Directive by providing general guidance on areas of the province where the directive is not applicable, due to pre-existing water management plans or frameworks, or other prescribed guidance on surface water allocation.


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January 16, 2020

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Targeted information sessions for the Surface Water Allocation Directive internal operational policy were held in Calgary and Edmonton, October 1st and 2nd, 2018 for stakeholders involved in Water Act licence applications. Environmental non-governmental organizations also participated in the...


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August 23, 2019

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The primary goal of this review of the North Central Native Trout Recovery Program is to review the scientific foundations for the proposed angling closures in upper portions of select watersheds, and habitat enhancements of river reaches in some rivers and streams in the East Slopes. The report...


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July 1, 2019

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Highlights work done by the Alberta Phosphorus Watershed Project between 2013-2017. The purpose of the project was to determine if widespread adoption of agricultural beneficial management practices would improve water quality at the watershed scale, and to develop the Alberta Phosphorus...


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July 1, 2019

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This summary document describes the effects of livestock on waterways on public lands. It outlines potential impacts of livestock use, discusses what research has found, and illustrates management strategies.


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July 1, 2019

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Reviews of scientific research, evidence, and consensus on the effects of livestock on waterways. Reviews all pertinent and available scientific literature on the topic and provides a summary of these issues in relation to Alberta's waterways.


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February 1, 2019

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Presents results of watershed assessments conducted in areas covered by the North Central Native Trout Recovery Program, which include the Kakwa River, Berland River, North Saskatchewan River, Clearwater River, and Upper Red Deer River watersheds. Watershed assessments provide information used to...


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February 1, 2019

Description

The Surface Water Allocation Directive provides consistent water allocation decision guidance to balance both ecological needs and economic considerations where planning processes have not established water management objectives. The Directive provides guidance to water allocations from rivers,...


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January 1, 2019

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This report documents the assessment of the performance of the GIS-based method used to evaluate the intactness of riparian habitats along the shorelines of Pigeon, Gull, Sylvan, and Buffalo lakes and their associated tributaries. Both desktop and field validation methods were used and the...