AEGP and GF2 Funding
Please visit the AEGP link under the Projects Tab for more information on the Agri-Environmental Group Plan (AEGP) and funding programs under Growing Forward 2. Deadlines are past for all applications under the Farm Stewardship and Farm and Ranch Water Infrastructure Programs.
Farm and Ranch Water claim deadline has been extended to March.15th. If you have an outstanding claim you will be notified by mail by the Ministry of Agriculture. For more information on new programs, starting projects after October 1, 2017, or to fill in claims please call toll free 1-877-874-5365.

See articles on GF2 and AEGP projects under our "Watershed" Tab and Watershed Literature!

Invasive Weeds Workshop Day in Central Butte!
Hosted by our friends at Moose Jaw River and South Saskatchewan River Watersheds, come out and learn of new ideas and techniques for dealing with Invasive Weeds! Be sure to register for this event and checking out the poster to learn more!
2018 Grades 5-7 Poster Contest on NOW!

Swift Current Creek Watershed Stewards and Saskatchewan Association of Watersheds is hosting the 2018 Grades 5,6, and 7 poster contest! This years' theme is 'WETLANDS AND WILDLIFE.'

Entries must reflect the theme, be 100% drawn by the contestant on 8.5 by 11 inch white paper, and include an information/parent permission form (see link below to download this form). There will be three local prizes awarded and the top entry will move on to be judged provincially for the grand prize of $500 plus another $500 for the winner's classroom or organization! See Ad and information forms for more details or call us at 306-770-4607 or email for permission forms

DEADLINE to submit posters: MARCH.29, 2018. You can mail posters to:
Swift Current Creek Watershed Stewards
Box 1088
Swift Current, SK
S9H 3X3

Click the link below for poster contest rules, information, and parent permission
Adobe Acrobat File SAWSCCWS_poster_contest_2018.pdf (167KB)
Check out the new videos on our YouTube Channel.
Water Quality Workshops
SCCWS would like to thank all of the producers and interested parties who attended our recent workshops in Swift Current and Piapot. We hope that you found the presentations helpful as you manage your livestock operation through the next few months.
SCCWS would also like to thank our the sponsors for the events, Southwest Animal Health Centre, Swift Current for the use of their meeting room, Kelln Solar for sponsoring the Coffee Break at Swift Current and to Maple Creek Veterinary Services for sponsoring the Coffee Break at Piapot.
Also thank you to staff from Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture and Water Security Agency for their help with testing for TDS in the water samples brought in.
Finally thank you to the speakers Colby Elford, Dwayne Summach and Trevor Lennox from Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture, Duncan Spenst from Water Security Agency who spoke at both events, Glen Griffin from Southwest Animal Health Centre, Klea Wasilow from Maple Creek Veterinary Services and Derek Verhelst from Kelln Solar. Your presentations gave very timely and pertinent information that producers and land managers can use over the next months to guide their operations through what Mother Nature has thrown at them this year.
Please keep checking our web-site, Facebook page and Twitter feed for information on upcoming workshop.

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Rain Chain Instructions
Adobe Acrobat File Rain Chain (348KB)

Rain Barrel Maintenance
Adobe Acrobat File Rain Barrel Maintenance (721KB)

Drought Proof Your Life
Drought Proof your life by making a simple rain barrel. Watch this video for step by step instructions.

Protect our Waters CLEAN, DRAIN, DRY
Aquatic invasive species (AIS) threaten aquatic habitats, fisheries and valuable recreational resources. They can spread through water or by attaching to watercraft, related equipment and gear, and aquatic plants.

You can help stop the spread by remembering to practice:


  Click here to learn more.
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