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Prairie Watershed Climate Program – Northwest

Good Afternoon,

The Saskatchewan Association of Watersheds (SAW) is very pleased to be partnering with the Manitoba Association of Watersheds (MAW) to deliver the Prairie Watersheds Climate Program (PWCP), made possible through the Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada On Farm Climate Action Fund.  The Manitoba Association of Watersheds (MAW) has issued a press release this morning that announces the launch of our program, and the Saskatchewan Association of Watersheds (SAW) will be delivering this program throughout the province of Saskatchewan.  You can find the full release at https://manitobawatersheds.org/news/prairie-watersheds-climate-program-launched.

 

The Prairie Watersheds Climate Program (PWCP) works with producers to increase the implementation of select Beneficial Management Practices (BMPs) on farms in Manitoba and Saskatchewan. The BMPs eligible under the PWCP focus on three categories:

  1. Rotational Grazing
  2. Nitrogen Management
  3. Cover Cropping

I have attached the fact sheets for each of the three BMP categories that highlight the eligible on farm projects, please see the fact sheets for contact information.

PWCP - Cover Crop FACT SHEET - SK 1PWCP-RG FACT SHEET - SK 2PWCP - NMgt FACT SHEET - SK 3

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