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Volunteers rescue trapped fish from canal near Fort Macleod

Posted on 16 October 2014 by Editor | Comments (0)

For nearly a quarter of a century, a dedicated group of volunteers has gathered early in October to rescue fish trapped in a drained irrigation canal. Peigan Friends Along the River returned Saturday to the Lethbridge Northern Irrigation District canal northwest of Fort Macleod to return thousands of fish to the Oldman River. “It’s been…Continue Reading

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Albertans asked to help catch grizzly poachers

Posted on 01 May 2014 by Contributor | Comments Off

Alberta Fish and Wildlife officers want the public’s help with investigations into two grizzly bear deaths in Blairmore and Pincher…Continue Reading

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‘Friends’ return fish to the Oldman River

Posted on 15 October 2013 by Editor | Comments Off

Hundreds of fish trapped in an irrigation canal northwest of Fort Macleod were returned to the Oldman River on Saturday. For the 23rd consecutive year the Peigan Friends Along the River rescued the fish trapped when the Lethbridge Northern Irrigation District canal was drained for the season. “It’s awesome,” fish biologist Mike Bryski said of…Continue Reading

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Bear and wolf information meetings planned

Posted on 22 January 2013 by staff | Comments Off

The Waterton Biosphere Reserve Association’s carnivore working group will hold information meetings for land owners this month. Meetings are Tuesday,…Continue Reading

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Water stewardship focus of up-coming meetings

Posted on 04 December 2012 by staff | Comments Off

Source to Tap is a local initiative to engage people in sharing their knowledge and priorities to further good stewardship…Continue Reading

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Macleod to set priorities for mowing and spraying

Posted on 02 October 2012 by Editor | Comments Off

Town council will create a policy establishing priorities for mowing and weed spraying. Town of Fort Macleod municipal manager David…Continue Reading

People opposed to clear-cut logging in the Castle Special Management Area protested Thursday outside the Spray Lake Sawmills open house at Blairmore. Photo by Robin Pisko.

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Castle logging protestors hold rally at Blairmore

Posted on 15 May 2012 by Contributor | Comments Off

Braving a bitter north wind and snow flurries Thursday, about 20 protestors rallied outside the Spray Lake Sawmills’ open house in Blairmore. The Castle area, southwest of Pincher Creek, Alberta, was declared a Special Place in 1998, but remains the only one of 81 Special Places that has not yet received its final protective status.…Continue Reading

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Watershed council is pleased with progress

Posted on 18 January 2012 by Editor | Comments Off

The Oldman Watershed Council is making progress. Chairman Terry Kerkhoff said each year people begin to conserve water and take…Continue Reading

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New plan takes action on watershed issues

Posted on 15 November 2011 by staff | Comments Off

Clean, abundant water is a necessity of life but something that can’t be taken for granted anymore in the Oldman…Continue Reading

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Peigan Friends Along the River staged their annual fish rescue at the LNID irrigation canal northwest of Fort Macleod. Here are some images from the 2014 event. 12 Photos

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The junior and senior high school volleyball seasons are under way. Here are some images. 24 Photos

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