ASSINIBOINE WEST
WATERSHED DISTRICT

Working Together To Enhance the Resilient Characteristics Of Our Landscape

The Assiniboine West Watershed District (AWWD) delivers conservation programs in collaboration with landowners, 23 participating member municipalities and over 40 organizations. The watershed district boundary spans 17,000km², and is divided into 9 sub-districts; each boundary is delineated according to surface water catchment areas. 

Featured Programs

Shelterbelt

Watershed District will
order, deliver, plant trees and install weed barrier.
75% of project cost funded.
Annual payments of $50/acre
for the duration of 5 years.

SWIP

$60-75 / Acre to conserve class 1 & 2 Wetlands. 10 year term, with annual payments based on property value and rental rates, can be combined with wetland restoration of any type of wetland.

Rotational Grazing

Fencing, Watering systems, Improving Pasture, Grazing Management Plan






Cover Crops

$35/acre.
Agronomic support of an agrologist or certified crop advisor.





Nitrogen Management

Nitrification and Urease Inhibitors, Agronomic Support, Soil mapping and testing, Adding Legumes to Crop Rotation, Upgrading equipment, Split Application, Manure Injection and Synthetic Fertilizer.

Small Wetland Incentive Program

If you are a land owner within the Assiniboine West Watershed District there is annual funding available for up to $75/acre for Class 1 and 2 wetlands.

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Mission

To provide leadership in resource planning, implementing programs and promoting conservation practices.

Vision

Creating a resilient agricultural landscape.

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