Below is our letter to Minister Phillips expressing our support for protecting the Castle.
On January 20th, the Government of Alberta announced boundaries for two new parks in the Castle area and asked Albertans for feedback on the draft management plan. Most Albertans would assume this is good news, yet you wouldn’t know it from the way off-highway vehicle (OHV) users reacted. They are upset the Castle Parks draft [...]
The City of Calgary, at the direction of Council, has taken forward work to prepare a Calgary River Access Strategy. The focus of this strategy is to provide safe and environmentally sustainable access points for Calgarians to enjoy our wonderful rivers. On Wednesday, February 1st, 2017 the Standing Policy Committee will decide whether or [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]