2011 Urban Lakes


Chestermere Lake. Photo: Bob Peters


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Steph Neufeld,
Alberta Lake Management Society
Welcome and Update on ALMS Programs
Dr. Steve Souza,
Princeton Hydro
Keynote: The Challenges and Rewards of Managing Urban Lakes
Patricia Matthews,
Mayor of Chestermere
Challenges and Solutions for Chestermere Lake from a Municipal Perspective (photos only)
Erwin Braun,Western Irrigation District The Story of Chestermere Lake
Bert van Duin,
Alberta Low Impact Development Partnership
Sediment and Erosion Control Adjacent to Urban Lakes, Ponds and Wetlands.
Jay White,
The Riparian Setback Matrix Model and the Need for a Provincial Riparian Policy
Kelsey Spicer-Rawe,
Cows and Fish
Urban Myth or Reality? Preserving Our Natural Capital and Valuing Riparian Areas
Marilou Montemayor, Athabasca Watershed Alliance Lake Salinity Levels and Eutrophication
Dr Ambibola Abiola, Olds College Olds College Treatment Wetland Research
Jamie Dixon,
City of Calgary
Limnological characteristics of Glenmore Reservoir
Shari Clare,
Fiera Biological Consulting
Framework for Identifying Environmentally Significant Areas for Alberta
Judy Stewart, LL.M. Municipal Tools for Urban Lake and Wetland Management
Kirk Miller, Kirk Miller Properties Inc. Gull Lake Composting Sewage System
Sheldon Helbert, Polymath Environmental Consultants Inc. A Comprehensive Approach to Wetland Assessment: Edmonton’s Muskaskoski Natural Area Case Study
David Ellis, City of Lethbridge and John Derkson, Lethbridge College Improving Water Quality Lethbridge’s HendersonLake
Sharon Meier MacDonald, Cochrane Environmental Action Committee When Two Worlds Collide Documentary
Michael Rawson Clark, Clark Ecoscience and Sustainability Edmonton’s Larch Park Ecosystem Development
Dr. Ken Wagner,
Water Resource Services
Keynote: Seeing the Big Picture: Options and Limits for Managing Urban Lakes

If you would like to read the information handed out about the Shepard Wetland and the Western Irrigation District canal system please read Shepard Stormwater Diversion Project Summary for Tour 2011.

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