Rose Sanchez

Rose Sanchez

Assistant Managing Editor

Sustained predictable funding for Watershed Planning and Advisory Councils (WPAC) has been a long, hard-fought lobby, but success was finally achieved in Alberta last week.

A biodiversity management framework in the South Saskatchewan Region is meant to support economic and community growth not hinder it, yet at the same time help in preventing any new species becoming “at risk.”

Prairie Rose School Division (PRSD) administration and board trustees will do some more research before deciding whether to contribute to costs associated with taking part in the Alberta School Councils Association (ASCA).

First-year Schuler School teacher Alisha Sims is the Prairie Rose School Division’s (PRSD) nominee for the prestigious Edwin Parr Teacher award.

The capital school projects wish list for Prairie Rose School Division (PRSD) has remained the same as last year with Burdett School holding the number one position followed by adjustments to Redcliff schools, then Oyen and finally Foremost.

Those families in New Brigden who are passionate about their small school staying open continue to make their point to a board of trustees who will be faced with making a decision about the rural school at an upcoming meeting in April.

Optimism was high at the annual Southeastern Alberta Purebred Beef Breeders Association 59th annual Medicine Hat Spring Bull Show and Sale at the Cypress Centre in Medicine Hat last week.

With about half of the respondents so far to his well water user survey, a University of Calgary PhD student is hopeful there will still be some more well owners who are willing to take part in his research.

If there’s one message that a former agricultural fieldman, but now a consultant on invasive species prevention, could offer producers, it’s that controlling an invasive species when it is a single plant is much easier than waiting for it to become so problematic that it can be seen by the public.

A literacy initiative undertaken by Schuler School saw community-wide involvement and so many benefits that they are likely still being tallied.

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