We are the voice of our rivers

Land use Education

Land use and development practices are critical to watershed health. Like all rivers, the water quantity and quality in the Bow and Elbow Rivers depend on the land area within their watersheds, but the idea that managing a river really involves managing land is …

Annual Redd Count

This project was supported by funding from City of Calgary Water Services. Calgary River Valleys greatly appreciates the support provided by the City of Calgary for this project which allows this important citizen science monitoring of the health of the …

Riparian Restoration

Similar to 2018, in 2019 Calgary River Valleys again completed a “Riverbank Makeover” project with a homeowner who backs onto the Elbow River, with funding support from City of Calgary Water Services. This project is in alignment with … 

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@CalgaryResponse @clgrivervalleys Reminded of the Channelling done to Nose Creek along the Greenview Industrial Area… where just this summer, Good Samaritan Ryan was fishing out 16 tires and various other goodies… @savenosecreek

Watch for our volunteers on the Elbow River today, between the Glenmore Dam & Ft Calgary. They’ll be doing their annual count & geo-location of Brown Trout Redds (spawning nests). #trout


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Calgary River Valleys


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4 weeks ago

Calgary River Valleys
Thank you to all our volunteers! We still don't know if the brown trout who spawn in the Elbow actually live there. It could be an interesting project for the future.Terri Trembath RiverWatch Alberta City of Calgary – Your Local Government Trout Unlimited Canada - Bow River Chapter ... See MoreSee Less
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1 month ago

Calgary River Valleys
We learned so much from Trout Unlimited Calgary Chapter: Trout Unlimited Canada - Bow River Chapter this morning as the sun arrived on their lauch to count Brown Trout Redds in the Bow River. Our endeavour to supplement their count starts next week, and we are looking for for a few voluteers to join our crew upstream. Email: [email protected] for more information. Bow River Trout Bow River Basin Council please consider your members invited! ... See MoreSee Less
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