Tag Archives: watershed management

Fisheries Management: Complex, Complicated and Poorly Comprehended

Guest Blog: Alberta Environment and Parks is proposing plans to recover native trout in Alberta’s Eastern Slopes of the Rocky Mountains. The plans call for the closing of fishing along many streams to allow the trout populations to recover. However, many … Continue reading

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The Health of a Lake

[Note: The following was first published in the September 2013 Alberta Outdoorsmen.] Copyright © 2013 Don H. Meredith, All Rights Reserved. How do you measure the health of a lake? by the clarity of the water? the number of fish … Continue reading

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The Recreation Lakes Dilemma

[Note: The following was first published as a series of three columns in the January to March 2011 Alberta Outdoorsmen.] Copyright (C) 2011 Don H. Meredith Lower catch limits, draws for special licences, restricted seasons, enforced catch-and-release. These are some of the … Continue reading

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Conserving a Lake

In my January Alberta Outdoorsmen column, I discuss the difficulties of managing a lake and its watershed to preserve its biological and recreational value. I live near Wabamun Lake, about an hour’s drive west of Edmonton, Alberta, and serve on … Continue reading

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