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National 2018 Conference 

Our Common Water Future: Building Resilience through Innovation

May 29 - 31, 2018
Victoria, BC

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The Canadian Society for Hydrological Sciences (CSHS) presents:

Kananaskis Short Course on Principles of Hydrology

January 10 - 21, 2018
Kananaskis Valley, Alberta
 

This ten-day course takes place in the Kananaskis valley, near the Marmot Creek hydrologic research basin. Through both classroom and field work, students examine the physical principles and processes that govern hydrology, with special reference to Canadian conditions. The deadline to register is December 1, 2017. Space is limited and fills up every year, so sign up early to guarantee your spot.


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AB Branch 2018 Conference

Mine the data, Mind the Resource

March 25 - 27, 2018
Red Deer, Alberta

 

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Upcoming Webinars

 

Recent drought effects on Alberta’s forests under a changing climate

November 21, 2017

12:00 Mountain

Ted Hogg, Research Scientist, Natural Resources Canada – Canadian Forest Service

Since the turn of the 21st century, conditions have been exceptionally dry across large areas of the western Canadian boreal forest, especially in Alberta.  In our research, we are using a combination of tree-ring analysis and monitoring of forest plots to examine the impact of recent severe droughts on the growth and health of aspen (poplar) and white spruce forests across the region.  The work includes application of two indicators of moisture conditions relevant to water stress in forests: the Climate Moisture Index and the Soil Moisture Index.   Our results have revealed that the exceptional droughts of 2001-2002 and 2014-2016 have led to widespread decline in both of these commercially important tree species across Alberta’s boreal and parkland zones.  This poses a serious concern for the future, based on model projections of warmer and drier conditions across the region in future under a changing climate.  From a forest management perspective, successful adaptation may require the application of innovative practices aimed at minimizing the negative aspects of climate change (e.g., increased drought, fire and insect damage) while realizing its potential benefits (e.g., increased tree growth from longer growing seasons).

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Saskatchewan 2017/2018 Webinar Series

All webinars start at 12:00 noon Central time

To Register: http://cwraskbranch.wixsite.com/webinars

Tuesday,  December 12, 2017

Environmental Flows for  Large River Deltas

Tim Jardine, University of Saskatchewan


 

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Advances in Ice-Jam Forecasting

Karl Erich-Lindenschmidt, University of Saskatchewan


 

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Moose Jaw River Watershed Stewards

Janine Heinrich, Moose Jaw River Watershed Stewards


 

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Balancing Act: Multipurpose Water Management and Species at Risk

Corie White, Water Security Agency


 

Tuesday,  April 10, 2018

International Water Experiences: Future Considerations for Shaping Canadian Water Management

Russel Boals, Consultant


 

Tuesday, May 81    2018

Smith Project Naturalization/Decommissioning 

Brad Uhrich, Ducks Unlimited Canada


 

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

NASA SWOT Mission

Al Pietroniro, ECCC & University of Saskatchewan


 Become a member and watch recorded webinars at your leisure.


 

CWRA is currently undergoing a website redesign.

Our new website launch date is early 2018. 

Thank you for your patience.

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For regions not listed, please contact the National Education Coordinator.

 

National Education Coordinator

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., M. Ed.
National Education Coordinator,
Project WET Canada 
1208 Gryphons Walk
Regina, SK S4S 6X1
P: 306-522-4443
F: 306-352-0299
 

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Assistant National Education Coordinator,
Project WET Canada
75 North Star Drive,
Whitehorse, YT Y1A 0A3
P: 867.456.2323            
   
CWRA Provincial Contacts

CWRA NL Liaison: Vacant
Contact:A.K. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
President, CWRA NL

CWRA NB Liaison
: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., ing., Ph. D. 
Professeure agrégée (hydrologie, environnement) Université de Moncton Département de génie civil 18, avenue Antonine-Maillet
Moncton, Nouveau-Brunswick
E1A 3E9
P 506-858-4337
F 506-858-4082

CWRA PEI Liaison: Vacant
Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., President, CWRA-PEI


CWRA NS Liaison: Vacant
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CWRA QC Liaison
: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Ph.D. candidate,
Institut national de la recherche scientifique
Centre Eau Terre Environnement
490, rue de la Couronne
Québec (Québec) G1V 4C7
www.inrs.ca
P 418 654-2530 ext. 4463
F 418 654-2600

CWRA ON Liaison
: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.,
International Joint Commission (IJC)
P: 613 993-6656
C: 613-883-5362


CWRA MB Liaison
: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.,
359 Murray Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R2V 4H8
P 204-338-7766 (home/office/messages)
C 204-807-4233 (cell/office/messages)


CWRA SK Liaison
: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.,
A/Director, Climate Change Climate Change Branch
3211 Albert Street,
Regina SK S4S 5W6
P: 306.787.7812
F: 306.787.0024


CWRA AB Liaison
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91 Lake Newell Crescent Brooks,
Alberta
, T1R 0L6
P 403-793-3014

CWRA BC Liaison
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HDR Corporation Managing Principal
2820 – 200 Granville Street
Vancouver, BC V6C 1S4
P 604.682.8119 x. 5829
C 604.866.5438

CWRA NU Liaison
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Water Management Specialist Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada Nunavut Regional Office,
Iqaluit, NU
P: (867) 975-4738
F: (867) 975-4585

CWRA YT Liaison, Vacant

CWRA NT Liaison
: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.,
Manager, YT/NT/NU
Water Survey of Canada Environment Canada
P.O. Box 2310
5019-52 Street,
Yellowknife, NT X1A 2P7
P: 867-669-4775
 
   

Career Opportunities

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Work at CWRA

Webmaster - Part Time - Open until suitable canditate is found


 

Executive Director, Environmental & Municipal Management Services - Water Security Agency - Closes November 24, 2017

Water Security Agency (WSA) is seeking a motivated and enthusiastic leader for our
Environmental & Municipal Management Services group. This group is vital in helping WSA
achieve its vision to support water protection, economic growth, quality of life and environmental
well-being for the people of Saskatchewan. An opportunity exists at this time and with this role
to sustain existing and create and apply new concepts to facilitate developing, implementing
and evaluating WSA’s drinking water, wastewater, water quality, aquatic habitat protection
approvals and habitat assessment programs to achieve this vision.
To learn more about the work we do and this position, visit www.wsask.ca.

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