People, plants and animals are challenged with wide ranges of temperatures, precipitation and other climatic conditions in the prairie region. This fact sheet introduces some main features of climate extremes for the Swift Current Creek Watershed (SCC) in Saskatchewan and Oldman River Watershed (OM) in Alberta. 

Features of Climate Extremes in Two Key Watersheds in the Canadian Prairies - The Swift Current Creek and Oldman River Watersheds: A VACEA Fact Sheetby Elaine Wheaton, Barrie Bonsal, Virginia Wittrock, and Jessica Vanstone.