Vermilion River Watershed Alliance

Who we are; what we do

Management Plans

Vermilion River Watershed Management Plan 2012

VRW Restoration & Enhancement Project 2015-2018

Individual Landowner Application - due March 1, 2016

  1. Introduction
  2. Definitions
  3. Eligibility
  4. Application for Funding
  5. Application for Funding - fillable pdf
  6. Funding Levels
  7. Appendix A - Examples of Restoration & Enhancement Practices
  8. Appendix B - Eligible Costs

Restoration Resources

Please note: Many of hese resources are from other jurisdictions. They may require some modifications to suit your local conditions in terms of climate, soils, and characteristics of rivers, streams, and wetlands . Please check government regulations that may apply to your project(s).

Beef Research School - Three Strategies for Riparian Area Restoration

Guidance for Restoration Activities in Riparian Areas

Tree & Shrub Planting with Lives Stakes

Live Staking & Joint Planting

Wetland Restoration, Creation, and Enhancement

Wetland Restoration and Rehabilitation

Wetland Restoration

Dam & Canal Safey Guidelines

Project Reports

Informing the Vermilion River Watershed Plan through Application of the Cold Regions Hydrological Model Platform, 2012

Vermilion River Water Supply & Demand Study, 2009 - Executive Summary

Annual Reports

Vermilion River Watershed Management Project Annual Report 2014-2015

Other Reports

Vermilion River Operations Review Stakeholer Committee Recommendation Report, 2000

The Vermilion River Basin Study: A Summary Report, 1974


Educational Forum August 12, 2015

Events Agenda

Vermilion River Watershed Restoration & Enhancement Project Launch, November, 2015

Educational Forum, August 12, 2015, Vermilion

Brochures/ Info Sheets

Info Sheet #1 The Vermilion River Watershed Alliance

Info Sheet #2 Project Overview: Available Funding for Landowners!

Info Sheet #3 Riparian Areas for Resiliency (complete)

Info Sheet #4 Riparian Areas for Resiliency (visual, abridged)

Call of the River

Stewardship Stories

Historical/Cultural Stories  
Alex McFayden Remembers


Photos of the Month

Amazing Photos

Explore the Watershed

Bens Lake


Vermilion River watershed basemap

Vermilion River and major tributaries

Vermilion River water quality survey sites 2014



Beaver County

County of Minburn

County of St. Paul

County of Two Hills

County of Vermilion River

Town of Two Hills

Town of Vegreville

Town of Vermilion

Stewardship Groups

Cows and Fish

Ducks Unlimited Canada