CARING FOR OUR WATERSHEDS: Alberta is open to all Grades 7-12 students who live in the Alberta borders. Starting in the fall of 2021, Southern Alberta and Central Alberta have merged into one Alberta-Wide Contest!

Click the tabs across the top of this page to learn about more the Contest Details, get your Watershed Information, Register as a Teacher, access Project Implementation funding, and more.

Ready to get involved?

Students within Alberta are invited to submit proposals that answer the question:

What can you do to improve your watershed?

  • Students will compete for over $6,000 in rewards
  • Participating schools and clubs are eligible for over $11,000 in rewards
  • Students who implement their ideas are eligible for additional funding

See Contest Details Tab for more information on How it Works!


2021 Finalists Announced

Thank you to all of the teachers and students involved in the 2021 Caring for Our Watersheds Contest and for sharing your ideas on improving your watershed. You are all winners!

Central Alberta

2021 Winners
2021 Winners

The $1,000 first place prize was awarded to Harish Guggilapu, Hailey Ash, Harika Guggilapu, and Jazmine Toews from Lacombe Composite High School for their proposal entitled, “The EPICC Garden.”

View past finalists from Central Alberta here

Southern Alberta

2021 Winners
2021 Winners

The $1,000 first place prize was awarded to Will Borbridge from St. James School for his proposal entitled, “Fast-Growing Mini Forests.”

View past finalists from Southern Alberta here.

This project is being sponsored by the generous donations from: