Watershed management

Whirling disease and the law: a call for precautionary environmental management on World Water Day   Invasive species are a huge challenge for our ever shrinking world.  Whirling disease being found in the Bow River brings this challenge into stark reality for Alberta.  This blog is sparked by...

Water Conservation Trust of Canada v Alberta (Environmental Appeals Board), 2015 ABQB 686. In 2010 the Water Conservation Trust of Canada applied under the Water Act to have a licenced allocation of water transferred to the organization for “habitat enhancement, recreation, fish and wildlife management and water...

The Oldman Watershed Council (OWC) interviewed Adam Driedzic, Staff Counsel at the Environmental Law Center (ELC), for the film "Oldman Goes to Hollywood", a visual story of change and stewardship in the watershed.  Adam spoke about the impacts of land use on water and emerging pressures on...