Latest News on Coal Mining in the Rockies

Coal Mining in the Rockies: Most recent news and potential impacts on watersheds and downstream users.
The Oldman watershed is at the centre of the debate about coal mining along the Eastern Slopes of the Rocky Mountains, with two proposed open pit mines currently undergoing government review, and two more being explored.
Shannon Frank has been the Executive Director of the Oldman Watershed Council for 10 years. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Science from the University of Lethbridge. Previously she worked for the MULTISAR (multiple species at risk) program supporting agricultural producers to conserve valuable grassland habitat. 
Shannon will highlight the latest information about government policy and consultation, as well as the potential impacts of coal mines on watersheds, and other water users downstream.  
The Oldman Watershed Council (OWC) is a collaborative forum for all voices, working for watershed health through education, action, and stewardship. The OWC is one of 11 Watershed Planning and Advisory Councils across Alberta. Watershed Councils maintain trust with all people by being apolitical, science-based nonprofits that advocate for watershed health but do not take sides on specific issues. Our focus is on sharing information and listening to all perspectives to build consensus around practical solutions that will improve watershed health. 


May 06, 2021 at 7:00pm - 8pm




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