Yearly Archives: 2016

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2015 Bow River Brown Trout Redd Report

In November 2015, the Bow River Chapter (BRC) of Trout Unlimited Canada conducted its first annual Brown Trout Redd Survey of the Bow River. The project was initiated to acquire baseline and trend through time data, as well as to supplement data from similar surveys completed on the Elbow and Bow Rivers by other [...]

By | November 1st, 2016|Reports|Comments Off on 2015 Bow River Brown Trout Redd Report

Bow River Brown Trout Redd Survey – November 12, 13, and 19, 2016

DESCRIPTION The Bow River Chapter of Trout Unlimited Canada is looking for volunteers to help us conduct our second annual redd surveys on the Bow River! Redd’s are the gravel nests that brown trout make and then spawn on top of. Brown trout spawn in these redds in the fall and then the eggs incubate for [...]

By | October 29th, 2016|Events, Volunteer Opportunities|Comments Off on Bow River Brown Trout Redd Survey – November 12, 13, and 19, 2016

2016 Legacy Island Riparian Restoration Project

Legacy Island is located along a beautiful section of the Bow River upstream of the Carseland Weir. The Government of Alberta leased this land to the Bow River Chapter of Trout Unlimited Canada in 2003. Part of our lease agreement is annual maintenance and protection of the habitat. On October 22, 2016 24 volunteers [...]

By | October 25th, 2016|Current Habitat Projects|Comments Off on 2016 Legacy Island Riparian Restoration Project

2016 Fall Splash – November 24, 2016

Please join Trout Unlimited Canada and the Bow River Chapter on Thursday, November 24th for the 25th annual Fall Splash Conservation Dinner and Auction in celebration of the Bow River. When: November 24, 2016 from 5:00pm - 9:30pm (Doors open at 5:00pm with dinner at 7:00 pm) Where: Coast Plaza Hotel and Conference Centre, 1316 [...]

By | October 24th, 2016|Events|Comments Off on 2016 Fall Splash – November 24, 2016

Legacy Island Riparian Restoration Day – October 22nd, 2016

The Bow River Chapter of Trout Unlimited, in cooperation with the Alberta Conservation Association has undertaken a project to replace cottonwood trees lost to the 2013 flood on Legacy Island. We will be planting cottonwoods and poplars, and doing some minor cleanup and maintenance on Saturday October 22, 2016. The project starts at 10:00 AM and [...]

By | October 5th, 2016|Events|Comments Off on Legacy Island Riparian Restoration Day – October 22nd, 2016

Bow River Chapter Projects Summary

The Chapter has been very active over the past year, conducting education, restoration, and research projects throughout the region. Most projects are planned and executed through a Projects Committee, which was formed partway through 2015 and has proven to be a very effective way of identifying, prioritizing, and executing both small and larger projects. The [...]

By | May 17th, 2016|Current Habitat Projects|Comments Off on Bow River Chapter Projects Summary