Congratulations to the SSRWSI Wetlands & Wildlife Local Poster Contest Winners! First place and winner of $100 was Preston O’Neill Second place and winner of $50 was Cam Snow Third place and winner of $25 was Liam O’Neill Thank you to all who entered!
There are numerous reasons to decommission abandoned water wells on your property including the protection of groundwater resources and the safety of your family. Decommissioning a well properly seals off the well to prevent contaminants from entering the water supply. Funding is available through the Farm and Ranch Water Infrastructure Program (FRWIP) for producers to
Since European settlement, 40-70% of wetlands in the North American Prairies have been lost. Small farms and towns are also disappearing from the prairies. The Canadian province of Saskatchewan has lost nearly 75% of its farms and 50% of its rural population since 1940. In “Wetland / Waste Land”, anthropologist Philip Loring and filmmaker Donald
ATTENTION TEACHERS! SSRWSI is hosting a local poster contest for Grades 5-7, with the theme of “Wetlands & Wildlife”. Entry Deadline is December 31, 2019. The top three winners will be announced in January 2020. The 1st place winner of the local contest will be entered into a Provincial Poster Contest with the Saskatchewan Association
Congratulations to Ben Buhler (center) who was recognized for his years of service to the Saskatchewan Association of Watersheds at the recent AGM in Moosomin. Ben also received a 2018 Saskatchewan Volunteer Medal at a ceremony in Regina. Ben has been a board member for the South Sask River Watershed Stewards since it’s inception in
2019 Theme: Wetlands and Wildlife Possible Topics Include: What wildlife can be found in our watershed? What role do wetlands play in the lives of wildlife? What agricultural practices benefit wildlife and wetlands? Why are wetlands important for wildlife and water? Contest Rules: Open to all Grade 5, 6, 7 students in schools located within
Chili Cook Off The Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture, Kindersley Regional Office, in cooperation with Saskatchewan Crop Insurance Corporation is hosting a Chili Cook Off for Canada’s Agriculture Day on Tuesday February 12th 2019. Date: February 12, 2019 Time: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Location: Kindersley Mall, 608 12th Ave East, Kindersley, Canada, S0L1S2 The plan for the Chili Cook Off is to
The Farm Stewardship Program provides Saskatchewan producers funding to implement Beneficial Management Practices (BMPs). There are two pasture management BMPs that include fencing for producers: Riparian Grazing Management – fencing to protect water quality and adjacent riparian areas Native Range Management – fencing to improve or protect the health and productivity of existing native rangelands