Membership & Donations

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Bow River Trout Foundation has an annual membership fee of  $25.00. April 1 to March 31.

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Your membership to Bow River Trout Foundation will:

  • Work closely with like-minded individuals to advocate and give back to one of North America’s greatest fisheries.
  • Support of new and improved river access in and downstream of Calgary.
  • An emailing of the Newsletter produced quarterly, giving updates on progress with initiatives of interest.
  • And most  importantly, membership provides for a voice in advocacy for a Bow River Basin Recreational Management Initiative.

A  6″ boat decal of the same design is available for $15.00 BRTF Final Oval

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Bow River Trout Foundation has engaged with Calgary’s River Access Strategy to support development of new boat ramps on the Bow River. Ogden Bridge will be developed in 2018/9 and Inglewood  in 2019/230.  Details of the planned developments can be found at the following link. Priority Access Sites. Each site will cost approximately $500,000 of which river users are asked to contribute  $75,000 to each site development. The balance paid by the City of Calgary.

Bow River Trout Foundation has forged and agreement with Alberta Environment and Parks and the property owner Sherbrooke Investments Ltd to develop a short-term solution to Policeman’s Flats boat launch that was devastated by the 2013 flood. A three phase development will see a number of hazardous rocks removed, upgrades to the parking area and possibly amenities added. This initiative will only be possible with community support.

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Bow River Trout Foundation is planning to raise an estimated amount of $65,000 this year from fundraising campaigns. It will cost our organization $32,000 to raise this. The money raised will be going to our commitment to improve river access boat ramps on the Bow River. For further information, please contact Peter Crowe-Swords at 403-680-8320. Our address is 3608 Beaver Road N.W., Calgary, AB, T2L 1X1 and we are incorporated in Alberta