AEGP and GF2 Funding
Please visit the AEGP link under the Projects Tab for more information on the Agri-Environmental Group Plan (AEGP) and funding programs under Growing Forward 2. Deadlines are also fast approaching!

See articles on GF2 and AEGP projects under our "Watershed" Tab and Watershed Literature!

NEW: FARM AND RANCH WATER INFRASTRUCUTURE PROGRAM APPLICATION DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO SEPTEMBER 30TH, 2017!

October Well Decommissioning Demonstrations
October 4th at 1:00 Old Wives Watershed and Swift Current Creek Watershed are hosting a decommissioning demonstration with free refreshments to follow. Please call to RSVP by September 29th to Old Wives Watershed at 306-650-7172 or Swift Current Watershed at 306-770-4607. It is a great opportunity for landowners and local contractors to see how to properly decommission old abandoned wells! Farm and Ranch Water Infrastrucuture Applications cover 90% funding for well decommissioning projects and applications are being accepted until September 30th, 2017.

October Well Decommissioning Demonstrations
Swift Current Creek Watershed Stewards are hosting a second workshop on how to properly deccommision old abandoned wells on October 12, 2017 at 1:00 pm. Free freshments will be provided and please call to pre-register by October 6th, 2017 to 306-770-4607. This is a great opportunity for landowners and contractors to observe how to properly deccommision large bored wells. Farm and Ranch Water Insfrastrucuture Program applications are still being accepted until September 30th, 2017 and cover 90% funding of well decommissioning.
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Water Quality Workshops
SCCWS would like to thank all of the producers and interested parties who attended our recent workshops in Swift Current and Piapot. We hope that you found the presentations helpful as you manage your livestock operation through the next few months.
SCCWS would also like to thank our the sponsors for the events, Southwest Animal Health Centre, Swift Current for the use of their meeting room, Kelln Solar for sponsoring the Coffee Break at Swift Current and to Maple Creek Veterinary Services for sponsoring the Coffee Break at Piapot.
Also thank you to staff from Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture and Water Security Agency for their help with testing for TDS in the water samples brought in.
Finally thank you to the speakers Colby Elford, Dwayne Summach and Trevor Lennox from Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture, Duncan Spenst from Water Security Agency who spoke at both events, Glen Griffin from Southwest Animal Health Centre, Klea Wasilow from Maple Creek Veterinary Services and Derek Verhelst from Kelln Solar. Your presentations gave very timely and pertinent information that producers and land managers can use over the next months to guide their operations through what Mother Nature has thrown at them this year.
Please keep checking our web-site, Facebook page and Twitter feed for information on upcoming workshop.




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Rain Chain Instructions
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Rain Barrel Maintenance
 
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Drought Proof Your Life
Drought Proof your life by making a simple rain barrel. Watch this video for step by step instructions.



Protect our Waters CLEAN, DRAIN, DRY
Aquatic invasive species (AIS) threaten aquatic habitats, fisheries and valuable recreational resources. They can spread through water or by attaching to watercraft, related equipment and gear, and aquatic plants.

You can help stop the spread by remembering to practice:

CLEAN, DRAIN, DRY

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