SEAWA Awarded the Medicine Hat Community Spirit Award: Environment

December 9, 2019By

Earlier this year, SEAWA was awarded the Medicine Hat Community Spirit Award: Environment, for achievements and efforts in environmental stewardship and sustainability. An award ceremony was held on October 3rd to introduce the winners and officially present them with their awards.

Rare Species Spotted! SEAWA Encountered the Great Basin Calicoflower on the Shores of Sauder Reservoir

December 9, 2019By

SEAWA recently encountered the Great Basin calicoflower during summer fieldwork along the shores of Sauder Reservoir. After sending photos to SEAWA member Cathy Linowski for identification, she informed staff that the species is ranked as an S3 species, with request

SEAWA’s Publication “Riparian Areas and Riparian Plants in the Seven Persons Creek Watershed” has been Updated

December 9, 2019By

The “Riparian Areas and Riparian Plants in the Seven Persons Creek Watershed” publication produced by SEAWA has been updated with new photos, new species, and updates to information and credits. Do you know the common plant species in our watershed?

SEAWA’s November Newsletter has been Released and is Available for Online Viewing

December 9, 2019By

SEAWA’s November Newsletter is now out and can be read online on the Newsletters page. This issue features information about drinking water quality, SEAWA’s restoration work, SEAWA’s communication events, and more. Past newsletter issues are also available.

SEAWA is now hiring a Community Engagement & Office Intern!

November 13, 2019By

Are you a new graduate of, or about to complete your degree in environmental science, biology, or a related natural resource science?  This position is an opportunity to gain practical experience in community engagement & outreach, riparian areas restoration, and

9 km of Riparian Areas Restored!

November 6, 2019By

9 km of Riparian Areas Restored!      On-the-ground riparian restoration work in the SEAWA watershed was implemented between April 2018 to October 2019. So far, a total of 9 km has been restored. Restoration consisted of  installation of 2

REGISTER NOW for SEAWA’s Educational Forum on Riparian Restoration and Water Quality

September 30, 2019By

Join us and learn about restoring our local streambanks and information on stream water quality. The forum will feature speakers from Alberta who will present about riparian restoration in southeast Alberta, water quality in the SEAWA watershed, and riparian habitat

Study Update Notice for the Medicine Hat River Hazard Study – Government of Alberta

July 26, 2019By

The Government of Alberta has shared a study update notice for the Medicine Hat River Hazard Study.  Click the link to read about their progress and to learn more about the Flood Hazard Identification Program, which includes an online map

SEAWA’s Annual Summer Tour

July 23, 2019By

Please join us on a guided tour of our riparian restoration projects: Tuesday, July 30, 2019 The tour will begin at Connaught Pond, Primrose Drive, 8 am It then continues to Saratoga Park Trail, 10 am (access through Factory St.) Learn about the importance of

New board and officers elected at the 12th Annual General Meeting on June 13th, 2019

July 23, 2019By

SEAWA’s 12th Annual General Meeting was held on June 13th, 2019 at the Medicine Hat College. New directors were elected to the SEAWA board:  Mike Zmurchyk (Licensee Member – Irrigators), Greg Paxman (Municipal Government – Urban), Tina Regehr (Environmental Non-Government),

Completion of a very productive year 2018-2019

July 15, 2019By

MESSAGE FROM THE CHAIRMAN   SEAWA’s Vision is to have a healthy watershed that provides a balance between social, environmental, and economic benefits. Our mission is to bring together diverse partners to educate the public, to support knowledge development, and