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Elk River Alliance has new director

Chad Hughes is the new executive director for the Elk River Alliance, and is keen to apply his diverse background as an ecologist and mining consultant to working collaboratively across sectors in the Elk Valley to preserve the watershed.

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Students help protect watersheds

Three Grade 9 classes from across the Elk Valley got their hands dirty ridding local wetlands of invasive plants while planting native species in their place.

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Restoring Wetlands in the Elk Valley

In the fall of 2017, ERA collaborated with the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) to restore an abandoned gravel pit north to a functioning wetland north of Hosmer on NCC’s Elk Valley Heritage Conservation Area.

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Elk River Alliance

Elk River Alliance mandate: Elk River Alliance is a community-based water group that aims to connect people to the Elk […]

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Beavers: friend or foe?

By working together the community of Fernie was able find a way to live with these furry engineers and reap all the benefits of having them in our watershed

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