Weather and Habitat Update

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Written by Jim Bredy
Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Photo of Jim Bredy.The dry/warm fall and winter has persisted into spring. Many of the locals in Southern Alberta are reporting this as one of the earliest "ice-outs" in recent memory. The warm and dry weather resulted in an early start to the fire season.

However, some relief is in site and already in progress. A series of low pressure systems and cold fronts started moving through the area on April 22. This brought much needed moisture to the dry prairies.

Warmer and dryer weather is forecast to return by the first week of May.

We are hopeful to start flying the surveys by May 3 or 4. Stay tuned and we will keep you updated throughout the survey!