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Impacts of Whirling Disease

Whirling disease, an invasive fish disease, has been found in multiple locations in Alberta. Watch here to see the life cycle of the parasite and the impacts it can have...Read more


Impacts of Whirling Disease
Impacts of Whirling Disease
Whirling disease, an invasive fish disease, has been found in multiple locations in Alberta. Watch here to see the life cycle of the parasite and the impacts it can have on our native fish. Learn how to prevent the spread, and always remember – Clean, Drain, Dry your Gear!
Impacts of Goldfish
Impacts of Goldfish
Goldfish belong in your tank at home, not in Alberta waters! Unfortunately they’ve been popping up all over the province. Watch here to see the impacts goldfish can have on our aquatic ecosystems, and always remember – Don’t Let it Loose!
Impacts of Flowering Rush
Impacts of Flowering Rush
Flowering rush, an invasive plant, has been found in multiple locations in Alberta. Watch here to see the impacts it can have on our aquatic ecosystems, and learn how to prevent the introduction and spread!
Impacts of Zebra Mussels
Impacts of Zebra Mussels
Zebra mussels keep trying to hitch a ride on boats coming into Alberta. Watch here to see the impacts they can have on our aquatic ecosystems, and learn how to prevent the introduction of this invasive species!
Alberta Water Council 101
Alberta Water Council 101
An overview of the Alberta Water Council, its mandate and its main achievements to date.
Alberta's Whirling Disease Program
Alberta's Whirling Disease Program
Whirling Disease was first detected in Alberta in August 2016. What's next?
Black Bullhead Eradication
Black Bullhead Eradication
Environment and Parks staff in Fort McMurray have been battling black bullhead, an invasive fish species that was illegally introduced into Texaco East Trout Pond.
Don’t Let It Loose!
Don’t Let It Loose!
Don’t let it Loose! Releasing live fish into waterbodies is not only illegal, but it wreaks havoc on our natural environment. Goldfish become invasive when released into the wild, increasing competition for food sources and habitat, and potentially spreading diseases to native species.
Droughts in Alberta: Learning from the Past and Planning for the Future
Droughts in Alberta: Learning from the Past and Planning for the Future
Learn about droughts and their history in Alberta, what climate projections tell us about what the future might hold, and what building resiliency to drought is all about.
Expect to be inspected!
Expect to be inspected!
Watercraft inspections are now mandatory for all passing watercraft including motorized and non-motorized. Prevention of invasive species is the most cost-effective management strategy – inspections are essential to protecting Alberta’s freshwater resources.
Hidden Water
Hidden Water
Inside Education introduces Alberta’s hidden water – groundwater.
Lakes in Alberta
Lakes in Alberta
An overview of general knowledge about lakes in Alberta, including the diversity of lakes in the province, how many lakes there are and where they are located, the value of lakes for Albertans, key pressures on our lakes, and emerging concerns.
Wheels Out of the Water
Wheels Out of the Water
What damage does driving through a stream cause?
Prevent the Spread of Whirling Disease
Prevent the Spread of Whirling Disease
Clean, Drain, Dry your gear to prevent the spread of whirling disease, a parasite that infects trout.
River Flow Basics
River Flow Basics
Learn about how the rivers that shape our lives flow!
Source Water Protection in Alberta
Source Water Protection in Alberta
How do we protect our sources of drinking water in Alberta? This video looks at the need for Source Water Protection, what it is, and how it is carried out in the province.
Three simple steps boat owners can take to combat invasive species
Three simple steps boat owners can take to combat invasive species
You can take these three simple steps to prevent invasive species and aquatic diseases from hitching a ride to the next lake, river or pond.
What Is A Watershed?
What Is A Watershed?
Everyone in the world lives in a watershed - even you! What is it?