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.
Join us on March 22 2019 at the NAIT SHAW Theater in Edmonton. Register at World Water Day YEG Seating is limited! This year’s theme is Water for All. Join us to hear excellent speakers, engage with other water enthusiasts and enjoy pizza! Click here for the event poster and more information. Read More »
A workshop about riparian areas, their management, and how to live with beavers! Join us to hear about new and exciting opportunities for riparian management in Lamont County. Attend this FREE workshop: Tuesday April 16, 2019 @ 9:00 a.m.—3:30 p.m. (registration 8:30 a.m.) Moscow Hall – south of Mundare, AB (Junction of RR 163 and […] Read More »
October 1, 2018
As climate change continues and our weather patterns become more extreme, it is becoming more and more important to think outside the box of conventional farming practices. Soil health is one such idea that has become a popular topic of conversation among local producers in the Vermilion River Watershed. The concept of soil health recognizes that […] Read More »
August 2, 2018
Picture this: You are sitting outside on a grassy slope, overlooking the Vermilion River. You have come to this place to get away from the bustle of everyday life. You notice a giant bumblebee buzzing around you and allow your gaze to follow its flight path. That is when you notice it–purples, pinks, yellows, whites, oranges. […] Read More »
September 8, 2017
By Brittany Jackson, NSWA field technician Each day starts with a fresh cup of coffee and an early morning drive to a project location somewhere within the Vermilion River Watershed. Upon arrival, a safety briefing identifies any hazards we might run into throughout the day including livestock or other wildlife, barbed or electric fences, uneven […] Read More »