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Pigeon Lake Watershed Association
P.O. Box 1353
Calmar, Alberta
T0C 0V0

info@plwa.ca

Pigeon Lake Watershed Association

The PLWA is a charitable, non-profit environmental advocacy group made up of people who live, work and play in Pigeon Lake and its Watershed. 

The PLWA partners with residents, groups and governments willing to step up because we are the lake stewards. Together we are enhancing the health of the watershed and lake... the place we cherish!

Learn more...

Pigeon Lake Watershed Management Plan

Order What You Need for Clean Runoff!

Learn from the Clean Runoff Action Guide about the importance of clean runoff.  Evaluate your lot runoff, and choose what you want to do!

ADD NATIVE PLANTS! View the Native Pollinator picture filled guide and use the quick reference Native Plant List for the height, colour, sun/shade and blooming times. Then fill out your Order Form 

ADD NATIVE GRASS or CLOVER to your lawn! 250 gm pkg for 1500 ft

Use RAIN BARRELS ($80 each) to water plants; catch and redirect the overflow to trees/deep rooted plants. Includes overflow hose, spout and mosquito filter.

Send your order to plwapc@gmail.com today! 

Note: For Pigeon Lake watershed residents.

PLWA News

336 people completed the 2017 Clean Runoff Survey on behalf of at least 751 people.  Thank-you everyone!


Read the PLAN Engagement Update - Results SO FAR.


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The Pigeon Lake Draft "PLAN" Survey is closed. Thanks to everyone filled in the survey.  The draft "Plan" can be seen at www.plwmp.ca/plan/  

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Watch the
Video with your neighbours opinions about why we ALL need to participate in the Clean Runoff Program for the lake.



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2017 Leaders Session

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2017 Spring Joint Pigeon Lake Newsletter!

2016 Winter Joint PLWA/APLM Newsletter!

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2015 Lakewatch Report 

 
Our annual water monitor program   
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    PLWA Annual 2015-16 Report 
    New Friendly Format





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Ma-Me-O Lake Garden July 24!

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PLWA 2016 AGM 
01 - Welcome & 02 Financials
03 - Members Report
04 - APLM 'In-Lake Update'
05 - PLWMP Update & Clean Runoff Guide Action Launch
06 - Intro to the Clean Runoff Action Guide
07 - Clean Runoff Actions On-the-Ground

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Mission Beach Demonstration Garden July 9th!
See more photos in the Gallery!


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Preliminary Draft ALBERTA Clean Runoff Action Guide Released at the PLWA AGM! 

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Rain Barrel Campaign!   We are adding at least 57 rain rain barrels to our watershed to catch and direct to deep rooted plants to clean and slowly enter the lake - clean!!

If you ordered your Rain Barrel before July 23 you can pick up July 30th at Lakedell.
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Great turnout at the Annual Leaders Session!!



 “I saw the agents for change come together.  I see action.  It is going to take time, but this group is headed in the right direction.”   Mark Smith, MLA for Pigeon Lake

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Did you read the March 25th Progress Report

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Did you see?   The latest overview on the work being done by the Alliance of Pigeon Lake Municipalities and the Pigeon Lake Watershed Association   APLM - What Weve Done Brochure - November 2015.pdf

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  Great session with some of the local Pigeon Lake landscape professionals  December 11th!      See presentation. 

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  Missed the latest Wastewater Update

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  PLWMP Cosmetic Fertilizer Survey Results
posted on  www.plwmp.ca
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The Model Land Use Bylaw: Lakeshore Environmental Development Provisions (for land use within 800 metres from the shore) now finalized.  The PLWA encourages the use of this as a reference document for any new developments or lot re-developments and/or bylaw reviews. 

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Protect Pigeon Lake from Aquatic Invasive Species !

Learn more about AIS!

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When it Comes to Water We're All Connected

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2014 Year End Homesite Living By Water Report

  • The LbW Homesite Consultation is A FREE SERVICE for all watershed residents to learn how to be a good lake steward. The report highlights how we are doing to become a lake friendly watershed community.
  • View more information on Homesite Consultation

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Interested in Water Quality?

Then you'll be interested in the PLWA Summary Report on Methods for the Control of Nuisance Blue-green Algae (Cyanobacteria). It provides an Executive Summary; root causes of B-G Algae, details of the PLWA work, and what we are currently advocating for. As well, there is a detailed review of the work done on each of the options.

This Report was completed, in part, to the request for feedback, following the release of the AB Env/Sustainable Resources Development Report: Lake and Watershed Management Options for the Control of Nuisance Blue-Green Algal (Cyanobacteria) Blooms in Pigeon Lake, Alberta, 2012.

You may also be interested in the Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resource Development report by Chris Teichreb: From Monitoring to Management: Working Towards Maintaining and Improving Water Quality at Pigeon Lake

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