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Highway 3 – Sentinel to Pincher Station Functional Planning Study – Upgrading and Twinning Public Open House

Posted June 21, 2017

Tuesday, June 27, 2017 • Drop in any time between 4pm and 8pm
Bellevue MDM Community Centre
2802-222 St. Bellevue, AB

Alberta Transportation is undertaking a Functional Planning Study (FPS) for the upgrading and twinning of Highway 3 from east of Sentinel to west of Pincher Station.

The purpose of the study is to develop a staged approach to achieve the ultimate twinned and upgraded, four-lane highway along this section of Highway 3.

This study will build on earlier planning efforts, examine the needs of local road networks and address new environmental policies that have emerged since the completion of previous planning studies.

The goal of the project is to develop a functional plan that will:

  • Establish interim and ultimate layouts for a twinned highway complete with seven interchanges and two flyovers to manage highway and local access
  • Confirm an ultimate bypass route south of Coleman
  • Address environmental, geotechnical and historical considerations
  • Account for safety, current and future land uses and access management
  • Include an adjacent trail system to accommodate people who walk, bike and use other active transportation modes
  • Consider wildlife movement and possible crossing structures and safety measures throughout the corridor

Alberta Transportation is committed to collaborate with local municipalities, stakeholders and the public to develop the plan and evaluate the options. Stakeholder engagement is an important part of this process and gathering feedback from key stakeholders is critical.

Stakeholders and interested members of the public are invited to attend an initial open house to learn about the project and provide feedback. Members of the project team will be available to answer your questions and to receive your comments.

Please refer to the map on the following page to view the study area. For more information about the project, please visit http://www.transportation.alberta.ca/6087.htm or call the Project Manager, Firoz Kara (403-592-8170).

"In our backyard" with Brian Keating

Thank you for attending our 9 June event, "In our backyard" with Brian Keating! We look forward to hosting similar events in the future. If you have suggestions, please contact us.

Posted May 3, 2017

Friday, June 9, 2017 • 7:00 pm
Heritage Acres Farm Museum Barn
(Located NE of Highway #3 on secondary Highway 785, Pincher Creek)

Nurturing a bond with nature at home and around the world


An evening presentation by Brian Keating
Hosted by the Livingstone Landowners Group

Tickets $20/person

Brian Keating is an adventurer, expedition leader, and world traveller. He is also a naturalist, Honourary Conservation Advisor to the Calgary Zoo, and weekly guest on CBC Radio.

Join us for an entertaining and thought provoking evening as Brian takes us on a visual journey to his favourite wild places. He will bring the story home with his new National Geographic film, “Preserving the Last 1%” showcasing the Eastern Slopes of southwestern Alberta.

Tickets can be purchased at:

  • Learning Box, Pincher Creek
  • Pincher Creek Office Products
  • Obies, Lundbreck
  • Cinnamon Bear Bakery & Café, Coleman

Sponsors:


Livingstone Landowners Group • Annual General Meeting

Posted April 25, 2017

Saturday, April 29, 1:30 pm, Lundbreck Community Hall

“Climate Change in the Oldman River Basin: A Local Perspective”

Presentation by Dr. Dave Sauchyn (1 hour including time for questions)

Dr. Dave Sauchyn is Research Professor at the Prairie Adaptation Research Collaborative at the University of Regina, Saskatchewan. His main research interests are 1) the climate and hydrology of the past millennium in Canada’s western interior and how knowledge of the past can inform scenarios of future climate and water supplies, and 2) planned adaption to minimize the adverse impacts of climate change. Dave recently co-directed a five-year interdisciplinary study of the vulnerability of agricultural communities to climate extremes in Chile, Argentina, Colombia and Brazil and the Canadian Prairies, where one of the two study areas was the Oldman River basin.

Dr. Dave Sauchyn poses with a “tree cookie,” that, since its cutting, has provided insight into the climatic variables of the past, and helped climate change scientists forecast the future in terms of climate and available water.


Notice of the Annual General Meeting of the Livingstone Landowners Guild - 2017

Posted April 2, 2017

Dear Members,

This is to advise you of the upcoming Annual General Meeting of the members of the Livingstone Landowners Guild.

Saturday, April 29 at 1:30 pm at the Lundbreck Community Hall

At this meeting, members will have the opportunity to:

  • renew yearly membership ($25.00)
  • find out about LLG's operations and finances, and ask questions
  • receive an update on LLG activities over the last year
  • speak about any item on the agenda
  • vote on any resolutions proposed

At this meeting, members will be asked to vote to:

  • accept the Minutes of the last Annual General Meeting
  • accept the President's report
  • accept the Treasurer's report
  • elect Directors to the Board

If you have questions or suggestions of topics for discussion, please contact me or a member of the Board.

An Agenda will be provided in advance of the meeting.

Regards,

Sheila Torgunrud, Secretary
for
LLG Board of Directors