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Cottage Owners – RE: Drainage of Wetlands

Please see the information below from the Provincial Association of Resort Communities of Saskatchewan concerning an upcoming webinar entitled ENVIRONMENTAL PANEL ON IMPORTANCE OF WETLANDS TO RESORT COMMUNITIES AND POLICY CHANGES.


Hello to Cottage Resort Owners in Saskatchewan’s 42 resort villages:

1st, we invite you to read the article attached to this letter.  You may be disappointed to learn that Saskatchewan is the only province that does not have a policy about the drainage of wetlands that feed into our lakes.

2nd, we invite you to sign up to watch Dr. Leavitt address Saskatchewan cottage communities (along with 3 other expert advocates for preventing sick lakes) on Friday, October 14 from 10:00 am to noon.  This keynote address kicks off our virtual convention and is FREE to anyone who has advance registered.

  • All you need to do to advance register is to click on the link below.  You will be asked for your first and second name, plus your email address.  You will receive a reply saying that you have been registered.

Environmental Panel on Wetlands-Tomorrow (10:00 am to noon)

  • Once you have registered you will receive an email from the Prairie Conservation Action Plan (on behalf of PARCS) with a link to join the GoToWebinar.
  • Therefore, just prior to 10:00 a.m. on Oct. 14th, you will sit down in front of your computer with a cup of coffee, click the email link, and learn about what needs to be done, and ask any questions you have.
  • After Dr. Leavitt and the other panelists have presented the case on behalf of protecting our lakes: Shaun Jaques, the CEO of the Water Security Agency, will talk about the newly formed Saskatchewan committee charged with drafting a policy about agricultural drainage and healthy lakes.

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