Our Watershed. Our future. Ours to protect.

(Click to Enlarge Image)

Who is the Lesser Slave Watershed Council?

The Lesser Slave Watershed Council (LSWC) is a non-profit dedicated to the promotion of long term economic, social and environmental sustainability of the Lesser Slave watershed for all its citizens. We are led by an elected board of directors of people representing various industries, First Nations, and Metis communities within our watershed.

What does the LSWC do?

  • State of the Watershed reporting, water quality monitoring and other watershed assessment projects.
  • Provide watershed management recommendations to decision makers, including the Government of Alberta, municipalities, industry and other stakeholders.
  • Offer education and outreach programs for students and people of all ages. 
  • Work with the Government of Alberta to deliver Water for Life goals.


News and Upcoming Events

LSWC Annual General Meeting - October 2, 2020 in High Prairie

Stay tuned for more information on how to register for our 2020 Annual General Meeting. Agenda to include: By law amendments, election of directors, project and program highlights, financial review and more. 

Become an LSWC member and receive your invitation via email - Click here

Interested in joining our board?

Here are the policies that outline the roles, responsibilities and duties of our Directors. Click HERE to download. 

Board of Directors positions up for election (pending by law amendments made at the AGM): 

  • Oil and Gas Sector alternate (1 year)
  • Cottage Owners & Country Residential (2 year)
  • Cottage Owners & Country Residential alternate (2 year)
  • Non Government Organizations (2 year)
  • Non Government Organizations alternate (2 year)
  • Recreation and Tourism (2 year)
  • Recreation and Tourism alternate (2 year)
  • Agriculture (2 year)
  • Agriculture alternate (2 year)
  • Forest sector and Alternate (2 year)
  • Trapper & alternate
  • Commercial Fishermen & alternate

Call the LSWC for more information (780) 523-9800