The Miistakis Institute, together with Cows and Fish (Alberta Riparian Habitat Management Society) are conducting a survey to assess Albertan’s knowledge and perceptions towards beavers, their habitat and management. Understanding this is important to realize benefits and address impacts. The survey is available online at the link below from May 31 to July 26 and will take approximately 25-30 minutes to complete. Those individuals who do not have beavers on their land are still encouraged to complete the survey! Participation in the survey is voluntary. Results will be aggregated and feedback will not be attributed to individuals.
On August 9, 2016 the Minister of Environment, Hon Shannon Phillips, and Minster of Energy, Hon Marg McCuaig-Boyd, announced the yearly operational grant funding for the MPWA. This is a grant that is applied for yearly so the WPAC can continue operations to do work in the areas of “State of the Watershed’ assessment, Integrated Watershed Management Planning, Education and Outreach.
This Public Update Notice is for the Peace River Hazard Study. The notice is to ensure that the community members remain informed of the study and the work being done. The work is being done by the Alberta Flood Hazard Identification Program, AEP.