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Prairie-fed Rivers: Appreciating Local Waters

An open space in the forest with a view of a narrow creek going into the mountains

A reality for many living in Alberta and across the Prairie Provinces is that for most their water comes from a local prairie-fed source.  This differentiates these watersheds from headwater systems, whose flows come from our glaciers and mountains.  This article provides some insight into these unique prairie systems.

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Oil painting of an aerial view of a riparian area