Yearly Archives: 2015

/2015

Bow River Chapter Needs Volunteers

The Bow River Chapter needs Volunteers BRC has a variety of volunteer positions that can support the Chapter’s activities in the Bow River Basin Fish Rescue ● Board Director - The overall direction that the Chapter takes, whether this is policy or long term project selection, is determined by the Board of Directors. We have [...]

By | December 2nd, 2015|News, News Releases, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Bow River Chapter Needs Volunteers

Fall Splash Tickets Available Now

2015 Fall Splash Thursday, Nov 26 5:00pm to 10:00pm You are invited to join the Bow River Chapter - Trout Unlimited Canada on Thursday November 26th, 2015 for the 24th Annual "Fall Splash" banquet and auction in celebration of the Bow River.  This year's Fall Splash is your chance to support conservation efforts along the [...]

By | October 18th, 2015|Events, News Releases|Comments Off on Fall Splash Tickets Available Now

Fish Habitat Assessments along Fish Creek

The Bow River Chapter of Trout Unlimited Canada (BRC) will begin conducting fish habitat assessment and rainbow trout spawning (redd) survey on Fish Creek within Fish Creek Provincial Park. The project arises from a long term project being pursued by BRC, to enhance the quality of trout habitat along tributaries of the Bow River. The objective of [...]

By | October 11th, 2015|Future Habitat Projects|Comments Off on Fish Habitat Assessments along Fish Creek

Catch and Release Angling Education Program

BRC is launching an angling techniques and fish handling initiative aimed at reducing catch and release fish mortalities. With very warm water temperatures in summer 2015, this issue came into the forefront but even when water temperatures are within safe limits, it is important for anglers to ensure they are taking measures to prevent accidental [...]

By | October 11th, 2015|Current Habitat Projects|Comments Off on Catch and Release Angling Education Program

Bow River Brown Trout Redd Surveys

Redd's are the gravel nests that brown trout, like other trout, make and then spawn on top of. Brown trout spawn in these redds in the fall and then the eggs incubate until the spring when they hatch. Redd sites are extremely sensitive areas and redd surveys allow for the observation and enumeration of redds [...]

By | October 11th, 2015|Current Habitat Projects, Events|Comments Off on Bow River Brown Trout Redd Surveys

BRC Strategic Plan – A Vision for the Future: Part 2: Plan Implementation

Plan Implementation BRC has operated with little planning for the future. Funds have been raised in cooperation with the national organization. Volunteers have been used for national habitat projects. And recently, very little initiative has been shown to advance local activities.  The frustration on the part of the membership and equally TUC administration is evident. [...]

By | September 27th, 2015|News, Reports|Comments Off on BRC Strategic Plan – A Vision for the Future: Part 2: Plan Implementation

Newsletter # 2: Bow River Chapter – The Future

Bow River Chapter –The Future The summer of 2015 has been a busy one for the BRC Board. There has been a need to define our operating procedures, review the direction that will be taken on habitat and fishery projects and an advocacy role for BRC in the Bow River Basin.  The drought condition, low [...]

By | September 24th, 2015|News, Newsletters, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Newsletter # 2: Bow River Chapter – The Future

BRC Strategic Plan – A Vision for the Future, Part 1: Plan Mandate

Part 1: Plan Mandate 1: Background of the Bow River Chapter: Trout Unlimited Canada – Bow River Chapter referred to as Bow River Chapter (BRC) was registered as a non-profit organization under the Alberta Societies Act in 1985 with the consent of Trout Unlimited Canada (TUC). The name of the organization was changed to Trout [...]

By | September 23rd, 2015|News, Reports|Comments Off on BRC Strategic Plan – A Vision for the Future, Part 1: Plan Mandate

Fall Splash – November 24th 2015

Join The Bow River Chapter - Trout Unlimited Canada  for the 24rd ANNUAL “FALL SPLASH” CONSERVATION BANQUET & AUCTION IN CELEBRATION OF BOW RIVER TROUT Check back later to purchase tickets on line You are invited to join Trout Unlimited Canada on Thursday November 26th, 2015 for our 24rd Annual "Fall Splash" banquet and auction in celebration [...]

By | September 1st, 2015|Events, News Releases|Comments Off on Fall Splash – November 24th 2015