Milk River Watershed Council Canada Integrated Watershed Management Plan (IWMP) Public Input Meeting - March 6, 2021

The MRWCC is hosting a public meeting to allow the public to provide input into the draft Milk River Integrated Watershed Management Plan (IWMP). Recommendations regarding targets and thresholds for water quantity, water quality, riparian areas, wetlands, biodiversity and land use (agriculture, oil and gas, tourism and recreation) will be presented and discussed. To register or for more information please click here.

Wetland Course – Spring Session 2013

Aquality Environmental Consulting Ltd. is pleased to offer Alberta Wetlands: From Classification to Policy, a course aimed at a variety of stakeholders including consultants, industry workers, not-for-profit organizations, and municipal and provincial government departments. This Alberta-based Wetlands Course is arranged in topical modules consisting of theoretical and practical components. Topics covered include: Wetland Theory and Classification, Functions, Policy and Legislation, Airphoto Interpretation and the Riparian Setback Matrix Mod

To register or for information please click here. 

Working Well Workshop

The County of Warner No.5 and the Milk River Watershed Council Canada will host the Working Well Workshop February 21, 2021 at the Heritage Hall in Milk River from 10am to 2:30pm.

To register or for more information please click here.

2012 WPAC Summit Report

The Milk River Watershed Council Canada (MRWCC) hosted the 2012 Watershed Planning and Advisory Council (WPAC) Summit, September 24 to 27. The Summit agenda was packed with informative and interesting topics. This year's Summit was a combination of field tours as well as room presentations. To view the complete summit report please click here.  Videography of the event with full presentations is available through the Landuse Knowledge Network at   

WPACs are multi-stakeholder, non-profit organizations established under Alberta’s Water for Life Strategy to assess the conditions of their watershed and develop plans and activities to address watershed issues.

The WPAC Summit is an annual event that provides an opportunity for the eleven Watershed Planning and Advisory Councils within Alberta to collaborate and discuss their current initiatives and opportunities to improve their ability to cooperate on common activities and challenges.

The MRWCC wishes to thank the WPAC Summit Planning Committee for presenting a successful event and all the sponsors for their ongoing support.  You can view all sponsors of the 2012 WPAC Summit  here.  Thanks you!!

2012 Southern Alberta Youth Range Days

The Southern Alberta Youth Range Days are an interactive event for youth, families, and leaders interested in learning about a variety of range, watershed, wildlife, and other related topics relative to natural resource management. Youth from all backgrounds including farm and ranch, acreage or town, are welcome to attend. This year’s camp was held on Rangeview Ranch, which is located in the heart of Canadian cattle country in Cardston County. Nestled atop the Milk River Ridge in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, the property offers spectacular views of the renowned mountain range to the West and endless views of the prairie to the East.This year’s Camp was attended by over 30 youth from across southern Alberta and northern Montana. Youth learned about Rangelands, Wildlife Management and Monitoring Techniques, to the importance of Healthy Rangelands, and Riparian areas. Special presentations were provided by a Blood Tribe Elder and a Retired Mounted Policeman and Cowboy Poet. A special thank you to local youth who attended this year from Warner, Milk River, and Coutts areas. Over a dozen local youth competed in the Top Range Hand award, for the highest scoring youth with a keen interest in Ranch Management and natural resource science. This year’s winner was Jalen Hulit from Coutts on his third try; and honorable mention to Damon Bectell of Carway for winning the Green Hand Award given to a first year participant that excelled in the program.The Camp would not be possible if not for the hard work of the organizing committee and the sponsorship from: MRWCC, Cardston County, County of Warner, Cypress County, County of Forty Mile, ESRD, Alberta Beef Council, Cenovus Energy, NaturEner, Milk River AG Society, ACA, SRM-Mountain Section, Cows and Fish, Dow Agro, Engage Agro, Ag Com Cardston, Alberta Beef Producers, Ron Galbraith, D&T Auto Cardston, UFA – Milk River. 2013 Range Days will be hosted by Cypress County in the Eastern end of the Milk River Watershed, watch for details in the New Year or visit us on Facebooksearch: Youth Range Days.

Milk River Bonanza Day

The MRWCC wishes to congratulate the Milk River Bonanza Planning Committee for another successful Bonanza  event.   



2012 Canoe Trip

The MRWCC would like to thank all participants of the Annual Canoe Trip that was scheduled June 23, 2012. This year the trip was on the north fork of the Milk River,  starting 10 miles west of Del Bonita at Highway 501 and winding 32km to the Del Bonita campground at Highway 62.  

For any feed back or suggestions on future canoe trips please email us at  [email protected] Thanks again!!





Thank you for supporting the MRWCC 7th Annual General Meeting!

The Milk River Watershed Council Canada would like to express their gratitude to those who attended and those who sponsored the 2012 Annual General Meeting. 


Your support helped make our event a huge success!

Please click here to view the list of 2012 sponsors 

Moto Kave,

Leonard Baer