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Branches going into the water at Wakamow Urban Park, Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan
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Wakamow Valley

The Wakamow Valley Authority was established in 1981 by an Act of the Saskatchewan Provincial Legislature. The Authority is responsible for the implementation of the Wakamow Park Master Plan.

Wakamow Valley Authority Mandate: To achieve enduring sustainability of Moose Jaw’s river valley on behalf of the citizens of Moose Jaw and surrounding areas.

Wakamow Valley is a non-profit organization which plays a vital role in directing the future protection and development of the Moose Jaw River Valley.


The Valley also works to develop a balanced and harmonious relationship between the Authority, City of Moose Jaw, Rural Municipality of Moose Jaw and the Province of Saskatchewan.Board of Directors:


Province of Saskatchewan:

Paul Spriggs
Don Butchko
Honourable Laura Ross, Minister of Parks, Culture and Sport


City of Moose Jaw:

Brett Hagan – Chair
Derek Blais- City of Moose Jaw,  Parks and Recreation
Crystal Froese- City Councillor and Vice Chair
Steve White



Blaine McLeod


R.M. of Moose Jaw:

Ron Brumwell – RM of Moose Jaw 161 


Special Events:

Judy England
Loretta Mayall



Donna MacQuarrie-Bye – General Manager 
Blain Stokes – Maintenance Manager 


Contact Us:

Board of Directors –
General Manager –
Maintenance Manager –
Administration – and

Useful Links and Documents

A History of the Moose Jaw River Valley – Leith Knight

Wakamow Master Plan Review 2009

Wakamow Valley Authority Facebook page 
Moose Jaw River and Adventure Tours (canoe & kayak rental) –
Moose Jaw Canoe & Kayak Club –  Facebook page

City of Moose Jaw –
Tourism Moose Jaw –

Trans Canada Trail –
Saskatchewan Trails Association –
Nature Saskatchewan –
Saskatchewan Wildlife Association –
Moose Jaw River Watershed Stewards –
Association of Saskatchewan Urban Parks & Conservation Agencies Facebook Page 

Did you find a fossil? Take a picture and determine GPS coordinates and submit the information to The Royal Saskatchewan Museum so it can be documented and entered into the provincial database.  Fossils are protected under the Heritage Property Act ( and should not be excavated by individuals with out a permit.

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