Stories of Stewardship StoryMap

May 4, 2020

Over the last five years, the VRWA has been working with landowners in the Vermilion watershed to restore and enhance wetlands and riparian areas. Over 30 landowners have implemented various types of projects on their land, and together, are enhancing over 20 kilometers of riparian areas and 150 hectares of wetlands. These projects were funded […] Read More »

Win-Win for Watering Systems

September 16, 2019

By Grace Turner, former co-op student at the NSWA Reliable access to water is an important consideration for agricultural producers when creating a grazing plan for their livestock. In addition to man-made dugouts, livestock often drink from natural systems such as wetlands, springs and streams. However, if not mitigated, access to these waterbodies often results […] Read More »

Soil Health

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 »