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Volunteer Positions: 

The Pigeon Lake Watershed Association (PLWA) is looking for volunteers to help out with some of our events and/or be a part of the citizen science monitoring program! This is an opportunity to gain experience, interact with professionals, and most importantly have fun for the health of the lake. There are a variety of positions that you can sign-up for so contact us today at

Volunteer Opportunities:

AGM - July 25, 2020
Be a part of the behind the scenes action at the Annual General Meeting. In light of COVID-19 social distancing measures, this may be a virtual meeting but champions for this meeting will still be needed from each each community to help with planning and engagement efforts.

Mussel Monitoring
Looking for lakeside residents to help keep Pigeon Lake clear of invasive species. This citizen science project requires volunteers to place a PVC pipe beneath their dock or pier, check it monthly for signs of invasive mussels, and report back to PLWA staff.  In addition, volunteers are to keep an eye out for the presence of invasive aquatic plants.

Community Weeding Days
Join PLWA staff in this community based program to help clean up and eradicate invasive species and nuisance/noxious weeds near the lake. Get the chance to learn more about plants and healthy lawn practices while getting your hands dirty.

Nature Walks
Looking for nature enthusiasts to help lead guided walks in natural areas around the watershed. Knowledge of local plants and animals is preferred.

Love The Lake Family Fun Day - Aug 8
Join the fun for this action packed day. We need volunteers to help us make this day special and run various activities and booths such as the registration table, craft center, kids zone, and the recycle center.

Great Canadian Shoreline Clean Up - October 10-25th
Team leaders are needed from each community to coordinate a one day clean up in your community. This role would include working with PLWA organizers, helping to recruit volunteers and recording results. Volunteers are also needed to help with the a one day shoreline clean up in your community.  Date to be determined.

PLWA Board of Director Opening
The Pigeon Lake Watershed Association is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors. 
Board members serve a two-year term, attend quarterly board meetings, participate at stewardship events, support a culture of philanthropy, and act as healthy-lake ambassadors.

Other volunteer positions that need to be filled:

Web Content Management

IT Support


Book Keeper


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ENDOWMENT FUND: Pigeon Lake Watershed Association has a Family of Endowed Funds with the Edmonton Community Foundation. To contribute, please contact Noel Xavier at

PLWA Charitable BN/Registration Number
85541 4785 RR 0001


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


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