Friday, March 13, 2015

Wathersheds Under Threat

It's almost a traffic jam in the Waiparous area northwest of Calgary, a haven for off-road vehicles of every size, shape and form as campers frolic in the area Sunday. Photo by Ted Jacob/Calgary Herald (for City story by Falice Chin)

The Alberta Conservation Association brought attention to two events that they fear could cause damage to their respective watersheds. One in May in Ghost-Waiparous and the other in June in the Castle wilderness area.

Read more from AWA here:

Direct your concerns to: ESRD Minister Kyle Fawcett,

The Calgary Herald picked up the story two days ago:

Off-road vehicle events prompt concern about watershed health
by Colette Derworiz, Calgary Herald, March 11, 2015

An environmental group is worried two off-road vehicle events planned for this spring and summer will damage sensitive watershed and ruin the recreational experience for other trail users.

Read more here:

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