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U.S. Geological Survey Launches Method to Calculate Streamflows

The U.S. Geological Survey has developed a method that will support its popular StreamStats application for the first time in a watershed shared by...

Manitoba Seeks Feedback on Watershed Management Regulations

The Manitoba government has launched public consultations on two draft regulations to support a true approach to watershed management in the province. “Our government is...

IJC Appoints Montreal City Councillor Suzie Miron to Board

The International Joint Commission (IJC) announced that it has appointed Suzie Miron, a city councillor in Montreal, as a Canadian local member to the...

CVC Seeks Nominations for Friends of the Credit Conservation Awards

Do you know someone who works hard to protect nature through on-the-ground action? Credit Valley Conservation (CVC) is seeking nominations for its annual Friends of...

Logging Not Major Factor in Peachland, B.C. Water Issues

An investigation found that forest licensees did a good job of minimizing the impacts of logging on drinking water in the Peachland and Trepanier...

Canada Invests $10M to Protect Wetlands and Migratory Birds

Canada’s minister of environment and climate change, Catherine McKenna, announced that the Government of Canada will provide $10 million over two years to support...

Canada Funds Toronto Waterfront Erosion Hazard Mitigation Project

Funding for the Toronto Waterfront Erosion Hazard Mitigation Project has been announced by Nathaniel Erskine-Smith, member of parliament for Beaches—East York, and Jennifer Innis,...

Cowichan Valley Regional District Receives Funding for Water Supply Study

A major grant from the Department of Fisheries and Oceans and Province of British Columbia will enable the Cowichan Valley Regional District to explore...

Stockholm Water Prize Awarded to Dr. Jackie King

Dr. Jackie King received the 2019 Stockholm Water Prize on August 28, 2019 for her contributions to global river management. King has advanced the scientific...

Canada Announces Funding for Flood Mapping of Lake Ontario Shoreline

The Government of Canada has announced $150,000 in funding to the Government of Ontario to support updated flood mapping of the Lake Ontario shoreline. The...

Conservation Authorities Stunned by a Letter from the Gov’t of Ontario

Conservation authorities (CAs) and Conservation Ontario are stunned by a letter that was circulated by the Government of Ontario recommending that CAs start shutting...

B.C. Scientists Notice Unusual Trends While Studying Wetlands

In the heart of the Robson Valley, skirting the western edge of the Rocky Mountains, a diverse range of habitat has captured the attention...

Cleanup of Great Lakes Can Lead to Community Revitalization

Cleanup and collaboration pay off. That’s the conclusion of a report released by the International Association for Great Lakes Research (IAGLR) that documents how...

Ontario Names Members of Muskoka Watershed Advisory Group

The Government of Ontario have announced the province's appointment of nine members to the Muskoka Watershed Advisory Group. "I'm pleased to introduce the community and...

Jasper Company Faces Charges for Shoreline Damage

The Government of Alberta has charged Jasper-based Bowen Contracting Ltd. and its director Murdock Bowen for not complying with an order to protect a...

Coldwater River Watershed Reaches Level 4 Drought Condition

A Level 4 drought rating is being implemented for the Coldwater River watershed in response to extremely low stream conditions. All surface water and groundwater...

Sarnia Closing Stormwater Facilities for Phragmites Eradication

As part of the City of Sarnia’s plan to eradicate phragmites in the municipal stormwater management facilities, closures are taking place this week to...

Federal Ministers Educated on Great Lakes Protection

The Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard Jonathan Wilkinson, and Minister of Democratic Institutions Karina Gould visited the Canada Centre for...

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