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Thursday, 17 December 2015 03:46

The Zumbro Watershed Partnership (ZWP)

The decision to become a Partnership instead of a Watershed District or Joint-Powers Board stemmed from the desire to be citizen driven. The founders wanted the ability to grow the organization. In a partnership, citizens and local organizations work together to address common interests and concerns. Everyone is involved, thus the plan and work has the consensus of all parties who have a stake in the watershed.
Published in Black-Root
Sunday, 20 September 2015 11:29

Alouette River Management Society (ARMS)

The Alouette River Management Society (ARMS) was formed as a society in 1993. The primary focus of ARMS, at that time, was to negotiate with BC Hydro an increase in the river’s base flow from the Alouette Dam. This would require changes to the management of the Alouette Dam and Hydro’s methods of flow releases. This goal was achieved in 1996, when the base river flow release was increased by fivefold.
Published in Lower Fraser
Sunday, 20 September 2015 05:07

Association for the Wolf Lake Initiative

The Association for the Wolf Lake Initiative (AWLI) is a not-for-profit organization and land trust. Its mission is to work across state boundaries to protect and enhance the Wolf Lake watershed. AWLI was formed in late 1999 as a collaboration of the Calumet Ecological Park Association and Friends of Wolf Lake,
Published in Lake Michigan
Tuesday, 15 September 2015 12:51

Mary River Catchment

The aim of the Mary River Catchment Coordinating Committee (MRCCC) is to promote within the community and through interested sectors, a common view of a sustainable and productive catchment. Key roles which promote the MRCCC’s nonregulatory and cooperative approach ...
Published in East Watersheds

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