ReThink Red Deer’s project is a publicly accessible site demonstrating riparian restoration and urban agriculture. (File photo by Advocate staff)

ReThink Red Deer’s project is a publicly accessible site demonstrating riparian restoration and urban agriculture. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Red Deer project shortlisted for environmental achievement award

ReThink Red Deer is being recognized for its contributions to the environment.

Its initiative, the Piper Creek Restoration Agriculture Project, has been shortlisted for a Shared Footprint Award by the Alberta Emerald Foundation.

The winner will be announced in an online ceremony at the 29th annual awards on June 2.

According to the nomination, the ReThink Red Deer project is a publicly accessible site demonstrating riparian restoration and urban agriculture.

The project is a collaboration with the City of Red Deer, Red Deer River Naturalists, Red Deer River Watershed Alliance, Living Lands Landscape and Design, Cows and Fish, Agroforestry and Woodlot Extension Society, Trout Unlimited and Waskasoo Environmental Education Society.

ReThink Red Deer is dedicated to enhancing the long-term quality of life in the city and surrounding area.

For nearly 30 years, the Alberta Emerald Foundation has created a legacy of elevating the environmental achievements of the province.