Annual General Meeting

Our AGM will be on 9 June 2017 in Bruce, Alberta. More details are available hereInterested in joining the Vermilion River Watershed Alliance? Become a member, OR join our Board of Directors.  Please register (free of cost) at our Eventbrite page.

Welcome to the Vermilion River Watershed Alliance.

We are the Vermilion River Watershed Alliance, a local nonprofit group formed to revive the watershed, which is part of the North Saskatchewan River watershed in Alberta.

Through our efforts, we can improve water quality, manage flooding, reduce erosion, retain soil and moisture content, and protect local wildlife.

Vermilion River Watershed Restoration & Enhancement Project

The application period for 2017 projects is now closed.  Click here for more information about the Vermilion River Watershed Restoration & Enhancement Project, or sign up for our newsletter at the bottom of this page for updates on future funding opportunities to help restore and enhance wetlands and riparian areas in the watershed.

Stewardship in the VRW

Click the photo below to watch our film highlighting local watershed improvement projects.

 

Poster Frame

Upcoming Events

Latest Articles

The Vermilion River Watershed Alliance (VRWA) and North Saskatchewan Watershed Alliance (NSWA) held an Open House at the Vermilion Regional Centre on 2 February 2017, to introduce the VRWA to those living in the watershed, and announce a landowner funding opportunity. VRWA board member David Berry (Town of Vegreville) gave the official welcome and introduced David […] Read More »

Alex McFayden from Islay was a young lad eager for any kind of work after the Second World War. He remembers being paid to carry dynamite for men who wanted to straighten out the river so that low-lying marshland would drain more thoroughly… Read More »