Weather Station Installation in the West Block of Grasslands National Park

Grasslands National Park is proposing to install a weather station in the West Block of the park. The station will provide real-time weather information in an area that otherwise has little coverage, and this information will be used to support the fire and visitor safety programs. The station itself is 3 m tall, with a 1 m2 tripod base, requires anchors to secure, and will also require a cattle exclusion (typically a fence) to prevent damage from cattle. The weather station needs to be sited strategically to avoid obstructions or other features that might bias weather readings, but must also take into account other sensitive features such as critical habitat for species at risk and cultural resources. This project will be assessed with a basic impact assessment.


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Latest update

July 19, 2021 - The assessment decision statement has been issued to the proponent.

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Contacts

Grasslands National Park
P.O. Box 150
Val Marie, Saskatchewan S0N 2T0
Telephone: 306-298-2257 or 1-888-773-8888
Email: pc.infopnprairies-grasslandsnpinfo.pc@canada.ca


  • Location

    • Grasslands National Park (Saskatchewan)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Other, not otherwise specified
  • Assessment Status

    Completed
  • Start Date

    2021-03-02
  • Proponent

    Parks Canada
  • Authorities

    • Parks Canada Agency
  • Assessment Type

    Project on federal lands
  • Reference Number

    81418

Nearby assessments

..within 200 kilometres
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