Environment

forested area where src is providing forestry expertise
August 28, 2019
This news release was posted by Natural Resources Canada on August 28, 2019. The Saskatchewan Research Council is providing expertise in climate change adaptation planning and forestry to the study. C...
src lab technician holding a sample vial
April 25, 2019
Kanata Earth Genetics Inc. ("Kanata Earth") and the Saskatchewan Research Council ("SRC") today announced they are collaborating to provide cannabis testing services to Canadian licensed producers. SR...
drought on the prairies
December 17, 2018
The Ministry of Government Relations has released a Saskatchewan Flood and Natural Hazard Risk Assessment that provincial and local officials can use as an initial planning tool for potential long-ter...
src employee thomas lavergne named to corporate knights top 30 under 30
November 07, 2018
Thomas Lavergne, an Associate Environmental Engineer-in-Training in SRC's Environment Division, is among 30 other young Canadian professionals who have earned a spot in Corporate Knights' Top 30 Under...
front cover of src journey csr report 17-18
October 30, 2018
Maximizing economic impact for Saskatchewan has been an important part of SRC’s mandate since 1947, and our journey over the years has extended this priority even further. By measuring our triple bott...
wetland in manitoba
September 14, 2017
In North America, we are just starting to learn about how forested wetlands capture carbon, and compared to our understanding of traditional forests, there is much more to learn.
radon detector
November 16, 2016
​November is Take Action on Radon month and SRC is part of the Saskatchewan Take Action on Radon Coalition to help raise awareness about the dangers of radon gas and the importance of testing your hom...
slowpoke-2
August 05, 2016
​Did you know that SRC’s SLOWPOKE-2 nuclear research reactor has been operating for 35 years? It’s true! Housed at SRC’s Environmental Analytical Laboratories , the reactor was commissioned in March o...
oil rig in water in souris watershed
April 07, 2016
n a recent case study for Environmental Systems Assessment Canada Ltd. (NRCan Canada Adaptation Platform Energy Working Group), SRC Climate Services examined the historic and future climate extremes a...
workers stand in wetland looking at samples
February 12, 2016
​​SFI PARTNERING FOR CONSERVATION AND COMMUNITY IMPACT THROUGHOUT NORTH AMERICA WASHINGTON, DC and OTTAWA, ON — Grants were announced today for 19 projects to help further understanding of the conserv...