Our Watershed. Our future. Ours to protect.

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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 technical 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


Dugout and Farm Water Management Workshop 

march_19_Dugout_and_livestock_water_.jpgWhen: March 19, 2020 from 4:30 to 7:30Join the LSWC, Big Lakes county and knowledgeable guests to learn about how you can better management and protect household and livestock water on your property and engage in stewardship projects with local partners. 

Where: High Prairie Agriplex
Cost: $10, includes dinner. 

To register for the Workshop Click HERE







Watershed 101 Webinar 

When: April 15, 2020 from 1:30 to 3:30pm

Did you know a healthy watershed can provide clean water, plentiful fish, wildlife habitat and endless recreational opportunities? Log in and learn more about what a watershed is and why they are important to us. We will explore the different parts of a watershed including wetlands and riparian areas and why they are called nature's kidneys.
Don't know what a riparian area is? Join us and find out.

Delivered in partnership with the Lesser Slave Watershed Council and the Lesser Slave Forest Education Society.

Where: Online
Cost: Free! 

To register for the Workshop Click HERE









November 21, 2019 - Forest Public Advisory Committee Fire and Flood Information Session

Please click the links to download the meeting notes and the presentations

Meeting Notes

Hydrology Presentation from Ahmad Asnaashari, Alberta Environment and Parks Hydrologist

Forest Hydrology Presentation - Mike Wagner & Axle Anderson, Alberta Agriculture and Forestry 

McMillan Complex Update - Leah Lovequist, Alberta Agriculture and Forestry

Flood Impact Presentation - Marten Beach Flood Mitigation Committee



Contact Us

Phone: (780) 523 9800
Email: info@lswc.ca

4833-52nd Ave. 
PO Box 2607
High Prairie, AB T0G 1E0


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