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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

Brown Trout Spawning Activity in the Lower Elbow River

Brown Trout Spawning Activity in the Lower Elbow River Over the past 5 years Calgary River Valleys have been monitoring the spawning activity of brown trout in the lower Elbow River between the Glenmore Dam and the confluence with the Bow River. Brown trout spawn in the fall in the Elbow River and mainstem Bow River. [...]

By | September 1st, 2015|Reports|Comments Off on Brown Trout Spawning Activity in the Lower Elbow River

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 [...]

By | August 31st, 2015|News Releases|Comments Off on TUC Concerned About Low Water & Rising Temps

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 [...]

By | August 31st, 2015|Newsletters|Comments Off on 30 Years with a Vision for the Future

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 [...]

By | August 31st, 2015|Current Habitat Projects|Comments Off on Cottonwoods Tree Wrapping & River Clean-Up

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 [...]

By | August 31st, 2015|Current Habitat Projects|Comments Off on Mallard Point Habitat Enhancement Project