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Watershed Resiliency and Restoration Program




Alberta Environment and Parks established the Watershed Resiliency and Restoration Program in 2014 to build long-term resiliency to flood and drought events. The program aims to improve natural watershed functions in order to build greater long-term resiliency to droughts and floods through 4 key focus areas:

  • Restoration and enhancement of degraded or lost wetlands, riparian areas and floodplains within priority watersheds to improve flood and drought resiliency.
  • Conservation of critical wetlands, riparian areas and floodplain features within priority watersheds, with these areas being given greater consideration for preserving by decision makers and landowners.
  • Stewardship is increased through greater understanding and awareness among the public, land-use decision makers and other key stakeholders of the importance of watershed functions, and their relationship to flood and drought mitigation.
  • Data, research and information are available to support the WRRP and aid future decision-making.

Eligible Applicants

Applicants must be legal entities, such as:

  • Non-governmental organizations;
  • Municipalities;
  • Indigenous communities;
  • Incorporated watershed groups;
  • Drainage/irrigation districts; and,
  • Any other group registered under the provincial Societies Act.

Eligible Expenses

Eligible project costs to the applicant funded under the WRRP include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Salaries and benefits directly tied to staff hired for project(s);
  • Reasonable travel-related expenses as outlined by AEP;
  • Cost of computer equipment together with software to be used for the eligible activities up to a maximum of $3,000 unless otherwise approved:
  • Speaker fees for workshops, conference or seminars related to watershed resiliency and restoration;
  • Costs for development or delivery of eligible watershed education/engagement activities to support project development/delivery;
  • Costs of goods and services to promote and deliver the eligible activities (including for WRRP administrative costs);
  • Operating expenses related to the project; „ Equipment purchases and leases; „ Capital infrastructure directly tied to restoration or conservation projects;
  • Materials and deliverables directly tied to the project;
  • Technical consulting and professional services; „ Education, communication and outreach activities related to the project; and,
  • Post project evaluation performed within the program term and directly linked to project deliverables.

Deadline Date

June 30, 2021
Industry: Indigenous, Municipalities, Non-Profit, Location: Alberta ,
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