Monthly Archives: August 2015

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TUC Concerned About Low Water & Rising Temps

TUC Concerned About Low Water and Rising Temps Trout Unlimited Canada is concerned about low water levels facing many of the rivers and streams in southern Alberta. Recently, Alberta Environment and Parks began implementing Stage 1 of the Water Shortage Procedures for the South Saskatchewan River Basin. We support this decision and the associated increased [...]

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30 Years with a Vision for the Future

April 2015: 30 YEARS WITH A VISION FOR THE FUTURE Peter Crowe-Swords, President, Bow River Chapter 2015 marks the 30th anniversary of the formation of the Bow River Chapter – Trout Unlimited Canada. Much water has flowed down the Bow River over the years, but it is clear to say that a vision to protect [...]

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Cottonwoods Tree Wrapping & River Clean-Up

2015 BOW RIVER CHAPTER TREE-WRAP & RIVER CLEAN UP Over the course of 2 weekend volunteers from Bow River Chapter & the Angling OutfittersAssociation of Alberta wrapped in excess of 200 cottonwoods with stucco wire on Burnco Gravel Pit, Legacy Island and a number of surrounding properties.  Wrapping mature trees such as the Cottonwoods along the Bow River [...]

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Mallard Point Habitat Enhancement Project

Mallard Point is located at the north end of Calgary’s Fish Creek Provincial Park. A side forms the southern border with Poplar Island. In 1995 Trout TUC initiated a project to allow flow into the side channel by removing depositional materials that had accumulated in the mouth over time. The June 2013 flood resulted in significant [...]

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Legacy Island Project

2003 saw an agreement completed between the Province of Alberta and the Bow River Chapter of TUC to protect Janzen’s Island as an important natural habitat. The island is located on the Bow River, south of Carsland. The Bow River Chapter is proud to be guardians of the property and to protect the ec osystem [...]

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