Caring for our Watersheds

Caring for our Watersheds

Youth in grades 7-12 across Alberta can win up to $1,000 for themselves and their school or club by participating in the Caring for our Watersheds contest. To enter, individuals or small groups answer the question “What can you do to help improve your watershed?” in a short proposal. These future leaders are learning more about the […]

River Snorkeling

River Snorkeling

River Snorkeling-The best way to see the fish is to be the fish! Fisheries biologists often carry out snorkel surveys to assess aquatic habitat and fish populations, survey stream reaches for specific fish species, or document fish during important life stages such as spawning, overwintering, and early rearing. While electrofishing and other capture methods are […]

Streams and Christmas Trees

Streams and Christmas Trees

Streams and Christmas trees: Restoration Impacts-Over the summer the TUC Ontario Small Watershed Action Team (SWAT) received over 300 used, donated Christmas trees from two major sources: Somerville Nurseries Inc. and the Ignatius Jesuit Centre (IJC)  The donated Christmas trees, that would otherwise be brought to municipal dumps or burned at the end of the holiday […]

Improving Twelve Mile Creek

Improving Twelve Mile Creek

The Niagara Chapter and their partners have been working to preserve and improve the Twelve Mile Creek watershed, the last remaining spring fed cold water system in the Niagara Region of Ontario. Threatened by encroaching development, the headwaters of the stream originate in the fast-growing village of Fonthill and wind through agricultural land to Short […]

Casino Volunteers Needed

Casino Volunteers Needed

Casino volunteers are needed for our Elbow River Casino (218 18 Ave SE) Fundraiser from Sunday, March 24, 2019, through Monday, March 25, 2019. Revenue from Casinos is fundamental to supporting many charities throughout Alberta. Trout Unlimited Canada relies on funding sources such as Casinos to support our education and conservation programs throughout Alberta. We will […]

Modernizing Canada’s Fisheries Act

Modernizing Canada’s Fisheries Act

Modernizing Canada’s Fisheries Act. On November 26, 2018, Trout Unlimited Canada (TUC) submitted a letter to the Canadian Senate expressing TUC’s support for amendments to the Fisheries Act, also known as Bill C-68. Bill C-68 passed its third reading in the House of Commons on June 19, 2018, and is now in the hands of […]

2018 Fish Rescue Thanks

2018 Fish Rescue Thanks

Trout Unlimited Canada 2018 Fish Rescue-Trout Unlimited Canada would like to thank Alberta Environment and Parks (AEP) and all of the amazing volunteers for making this year’s 20th Anniversary Fish Rescue possible. Without the support of the numerous volunteers who came out to help at each of the rescues, we would not have been able […]

Water Edu-Kit Learnings

Water Edu-Kit Learnings

Water Edu-Kit Learnings-Trout Unlimited Canada’s Water Edu-Kits promotes water literacy in today’s youth and adults alike. The Water Edu-Kit (WEK) program was designed with the public in mind so that everyone can connect with nature while learning about their local water bodies. We are grateful for the support of the program by the Alberta Conservation […]

Thanks for Supporting Our Celebration of Water

Thanks for Supporting Our Celebration of Water

Earlier this month, Trout Unlimited Canada held our Celebration of Water fundraising reception in Toronto at the Craft Beer Market. TUC Ontario staff along with TUC chapter members, sponsors and fellow like-minded individuals, celebrated our accomplishments and discussed our exciting plans for the future for the security and health of our water. The event included […]