Environmentally Significant Areas

The Government of Alberta has developed an inventory of Alberta's "environmentally significant areas". These are places in Alberta that are important for the long-term maintenance of biodiversity, soil, water and/or other natural processes, and may contain rare or unique landscapes or features.

Visit this website to learn more, and check out the environmentally significant areas in our watershed with the maps below!

See environmentally significant areas in the:
Bigstone Subwatershed
Iron Creek Subwatershed
Blackfoot Subwatershed
Paintearth Subwatershed
Ribstone Subwatershed

Sounding Creek Watershed