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Tuesday, 21 November 2017 04:08

OWC has major help through volunteers and members

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The Oldman Watershed Council is a staple part of southern Alberta’s efforts to maintain and take care of the precious watershed taking up 23,000km of southwest Alberta.

On Nov. 16, the Government of Saskatchewan announced it will donate up to $100,000 in matching cash donations to the Saskatchewan Stock Growers Association Wildfire Relief Fund set up to help farmers and ranchers impacted by recent grassfires in the province’s southwest.

After celebrating its 50th anniversary last year, the Potato Growers of Alberta association (PGA) have decided to compose a history book titled A Window to the Past and anniversary cookbook A Potato on Every Plate which will both be released this November to celebrate the successful potato growing industry within the province.

As Christmas approaches and the wintery season of giving settles in with the snow, Runners Soul is embracing the festive spirit with their 10th annual Claus Cause Run.

Friday, 17 November 2017 07:16

U of L students, faculty band to help Puerto Rico

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After a devastating hurricane ravaged through the Caribbean island of Puerto Rico in September and left the nation overcome with disaster, the small community of Lethbridge banded together to help raise donations for the island struggling through a humanitarian crisis.

As the winter sets in and the rolling hills that is the Rocky Mountains become snow covered scenery, the Galt museum is hosting an innovative art project for the community to come out and enjoy.

Putting Beavers to work for watershed resiliency and restoration symposium is being hosted by the Miistakis Institute and the Alberta Riparian Habitat Management Society (Cows and Fish), comes as the result of a lengthy study that looked at how landowners and beavers can co-exist in such a way to improve the storage of water, particularly during times of flood and drought.

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