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Chandra Sharma Becomes Permanent CAO of Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority

The Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority (NPCA) announced that the Board of Directors has offered current CAO-Secretary Treasurer, Chandra Sharma, a permanent tenure with the...

Manitoba Invests in Projects to Support Watershed Management

The Manitoba Habitat Heritage Corporation has selected 20 new projects that will receive more than $5.6 million in funding. The projects will help ensure...

Government of Ontario Makes Investment to Protect Lake Simcoe

The Ontario government announced that it is investing $581,000 in four new projects to help find better ways to reduce the amount of pollutants,...

Manitoba Issues Flood Warning for Northwestern Communities

Manitoba Infrastructure’s Hydrologic Forecast Centre has issued a flood warning related to high water entering Manitoba from Saskatchewan and potential rises along the Churchill...

New Initiatives Underway in Shediac Bay Watershed

The Government of New Brunswick’s technical working group tasked with developing a management plan for Shediac Bay watershed, which includes Parlee Beach, is expected...

Manitoba Releases Made-In-Manitoba Best Practices for Boreal Wetlands

The Manitoba government has released the Boreal Wetlands Conservation Codes of Practice, according to announcement made by Agriculture and Resource Development Minister Blaine Pedersen. The Codes...

Conservation Trust Projects Awarded in Manitoba

The first round of Manitoba’s Conservation Trust projects for 2020 have been awarded to 19 different conservation organizations, Agriculture and Resource Development Minister Blaine...

Saugeen Conservation Hires New General Manager

Saugeen Conservation has announced that Jennifer Stephens will become the new general manager /secretary—treasurer effective June 1, 2020. “We are very pleased that Ms. Stephens...

New Initiative to Develop Asset Management Plan for Grindstone Creek

A new initiative will develop an asset management plan for Grindstone Creek, which is part of Ontario’s Greenbelt. "Given the strain COVID-19 is putting on...

Water Steward – Emma Wattie, Atlantic Water Network

Emma Wattie's love for data set her up for success as the director of the Atlantic Water Network, which provides equipment and resources for...

Natural Assets Help Communities Better Manage Flood Risk: Report

The latest research from the Municipal Natural Assets Initiative (MNAI) found that natural assets like wetlands, forests, and ponds help communities in Canada better...

Flood Mitigation and Erosion Control Underway Along Toronto Waterfront

The Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA), in partnership with the City of Toronto, will be undertaking flood and erosion control work at several...

Saskatchewan Releases New Aquatic Invasive Species Strategy

The Government of Saskatchewan’s new Aquatic Invasive Species Strategy was introduced by Environment Minister Dustin Duncan at the Saskatchewan Wildlife Federation’s (SWF) annual convention...

Brock University Students Find Alarming Amounts of Plastic at St. Catharines Beach

A day at the beach doesn’t often involve lab work. But for a group of Brock University fourth-year Geography students tasked with assessing plastic...

Natural Infrastructure Improves Water Quality in Agricultural Landscapes: Research

New research helps build the case for harnessing the power of natural infrastructure for large-scale wetland restoration. This approach can help improve water quality...

No Invasive Mussels Found in Saskatchewan Waters in 2019

The results are in, and the news is good: the Government of Saskatchewan’s monitoring program detected no invasive mussels in 123 waterbodies sampled throughout...

B.C. Government Partners with Cowichan Tribes to Support Koksilah Watershed

A new government-to-government partnership will help ensure long-term water sustainability in the Koksilah Watershed and explore the benefits of a water sustainability plan for...

Credit Valley Conservation Appoints 2020 Chair and Vice-Chair

Mississauga Councillor Karen Ras was acclaimed as chair of Credit Valley Conservation (CVC) during a board meeting on January 17, 2020. The election marks Ras’...

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