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Project Update – SSRB Irrigation Infrastructure Expansion Project:

November 21, 2021

Wild Lands Advocate article by: Phillip Meintzer, AWA Conservation Specialist

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The largest irrigation expansion in Alberta’s history is steamrolling ahead without any consideration for the potential impacts of this project on aquatic ecosystem health or water conservation needs.

When citizens and their representatives in government fail to place a high value on wilderness as a resource in itself, then its disappearance – especially in reasonably accessible locations – is swift and certain.
- Bruce M. Litteljohn and Douglas H. Pimlott, “Why Wilderness?”, 1971
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