Elk River Alliance
|Conservation Neighbourhood||Elk Valley|
|Focuses||Aquatic Ecosystem Restoration/EnhancementEducation/OutreachWater quality/quantity monitoringWatershed Planning|
Our Mission:To connect people to the Elk River ensuring it is drinkable, fishable and swimmable for future generations.
Our Vision:A place where well-managed human activities result in healthy ecosystems and a robust economy.
ERA is an organization that 1) stimulates conversation, shares information and facilitates community input to encourage sustainable water decision-making in the Elk Valley; 2) Promote thinking like a watershed by coordinating a community voice to contribute to watershed planning and management activities, regulatory processes and other regional water initiatives; 3) Bring together diverse points of view and offer a safe place to dialogue about the Elk River; 4) Unite not divide. The ERA uses education to raise our collective watershed literacy stimulating person water stewardship; facilitates community dialogue and engagement to inform sustainable water decision-making; and monitors to assess aquatic health and prioritize community involvement in activities that enhance and restore aquatic ecosystems.