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.
We acknowledge that the Vermilion River Watershed, a connection of land and water that we envision to be healthy and sustainable for generations, rests on Treaty 6 Territory. We acknowledge and respect the histories, languages, and cultures of First Nations, Metis, Inuit, and all First Peoples of Canada, whose footsteps have marked these lands for centuries and whose presence continues to enrich our vibrant communities.
Written by Danielle E. BarryIn preparation for our upcoming “Stories of Stewardship” Webinar this November, this month’s blog post is covering what stewardship is, as well as what it looks like at the local scale in the Vermilion River Watershed (VRW). Most basic definition of stewardship is “the conducting, supervising, or managing of something; especially […] Read More »
Getting to Know Dr. Nicole Nadorozny, Instructor and Practicum Coordinator – Lakeland College Written by Michelle A. GordyThis month’s blog is the last in our Partner Series, highlighting various non-government environmental organizations and educational partners in the Vermilion watershed. This month, we are highlighting Dr. Nicole Nadorozny, Instructor and Practicum Coordinator at Lakeland College in […] Read More »
June 14, 2021
New Myrnam School teachers and students receiving the Energy Efficicency Champion Award at the Emeralds in 2019. New Myrnam SchoolWritten by Michelle A. Gordy You don’t have to be a pirate to find this treasure. Tucked away in the small Village of Myrnam, in rural Alberta, New Myrnam School (NMS) is an absolute gem. You might […] Read More »