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Southern Alberta - Caring for our Watersheds

Deadline: March 22, 2018 4:00 PM  
Location: Southern Alberta  

Program Description:


Answer the question:  What can you do to improve your watershed?

Identify the Problem

  • Research your watershed and identify an environmental concern
  • Work in a group of up to 4 students

What's your Solution?

  • Come up with one realistic solution
  • Explain your idea in approximately 1,000 word proposal (include visuals)
  • Entries are judged on innovation, environmental impact, comprehensive scope, communication, budget, realistic solution and visuals

Submit Online

Southern AB, Proposal Deadline: March 22, 2018

  • This program is offered as two separate contests in Alberta. Enter the contest neartest to you.
  • Every student gets a gift
  • Judges select 10 finalists

Finalists Competition

  • Community mentor provided
  • 5 minute verbal presentation
  • Chance to win $1,000 for yourself and $1,000 for your school/club
  • $20,000 Implementation Funding
  • All realistic entries are eligible. If you want to take action, we can help make it happen!

Free watershed presentations, mentorship and funding is available. 

Proposal guidelines can be found at

ELIGIBILITY Open to Grade 7-12 students who live in Alberta. Enter the contest nearest you. Generally, if you live north of Airdrie enter Central AB’s contest. If you live south of or within Airdrie enter Southern AB’s contest.

SOUTHERN AB DEADLINES March 22, 2018 – Contest entry deadline April 28, 2018 – Final competition

CONTACT Barbara Kowalzik, Program Advisor Phone: (403) 993-2258 E-mail: Parks, Environmental Education City of Calgary, Mail Code #59 PO Box 2100, STN M, Calgary, AB T2P 2M5

Event PDF:    Caring for our Watersheds - How it Works
Caring for our Watersheds - 4-H Alberta Leader's Guide
Region: South
Who can apply: Clubs

For more information contact: Barbara Kowalzik, Program Advisor, Phone: (403) 993-2258, Email: