We're protecting

Saskatchewan's freshwater

Our Vision

Sustainable watersheds to support life and health.

We envision people caring for their local watersheds, resulting in clean, healthy lakes, rivers, and creeks that will support humans and wildlife for years to come.

Programs & Initiatives

Tree for Life Program

The Saskatchewan Tree for Life Program seeks to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and raise funds to support water quality in our lakes and rivers. The program is run seasonally, each spring and is on NOW!
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The Prairie Watersheds Climate Program (PWCP) accelerates the adoption and implementation of on-farm beneficial management practices to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and support production efficiency, sustainability, and resiliency on farm operations.
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Caring for our Watersheds

Caring for our Watersheds is an education program developed by Nutrien that engages students in preserving and improving their local watersheds through student-led solutions. This program is curriculum-based and an excellent way to bring project-based learning to the classroom. Plus, students and their schools can win cash-prizes! SAW is the delivery agent for this program in Saskatchewan.
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Aquatic Invasive Species

Invasive fish and invertebrate species pose a significant threat to the health of our creeks, rivers, and lakes. Learn about what we're doing to help prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species and how you can help.
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Watershed Wonders

Watershed Wonders is a series of FREE loanable educational kits, designed to teach children about everything watershed related. These kits were developed for students between the ages 6-13+. However, any age can use and enjoy these wonderful activities!
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2024 SAW Conference: Speaker Presentations

The 16th Annual SAW Conference was held in Regina, SK in January, 2024. Conference presentations are available here.
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With support from Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC), SAW is beginning the process of developing watershed-based climate change adaptation plans throughout Saskatchewan – for each watershed district, as well as a provincial-wide plan.
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