Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Tag: conservation

Ducks Unlimited Canada Elects Kevin Harris as 44th President

Kevin Harris has been elected at Ducks Unlimited Canada’s 44th president. He assumed the role of president, DUC’s top volunteer position, at the organization’s...

NCC Adds 300 Hectares of Conservation Lands to Alberta Park

On World Environment Day, the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) announced the conservation of Hansen Ranch, a 365-hectare property located east of Waterton Lakes...

Okanagan Water Board Awards Grants to Conserve and Protect Water

The Okanagan Basin Water Board (OBWB) has approved more than $318,000 in funding to 17 projects that will help conserve and protect water in...

Manitoba Unveils First Projects Under Conservation Trust

The Manitoba Habitat Heritage Corporation has selected the first round of projects approved under the Government of Manitoba’s $102-million Conservation Trust. The announcement was...

Conservation Authorities Unclear About Impacts to Budgets

Ontario’s 2019 Budget was released on April 11, 2019 and conservation authorities have received no confirmation about the status of their important provincial transfer...

Research Suggests Behavioural Nudges can Increase Water Conservation

Researchers at the University of East Anglia (UEA) found that rather than giving people general information about the importance of saving water, emphasising the...

Toronto and Region Conservation Authority Announces Organizational Changes

The Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) has realigned its organizational structure to support operational efficiencies and to ensure that program delivery opportunities are...

City of Airdrie, AB Council Approves Implementation of Watering Schedule

The city council in the City of Airdrie, Alberta has approved a new bylaw that includes a year-round watering schedule. “This year we’ll be focusing...

Helen Jowett and Chris White Acclaimed to Lead GRCA Board

Helen Jowett has been acclaimed to a fourth one-year term as Chair of the Grand River Conservation Authority (GRCA). Chris White has also been...

Restoration Work Underway at Clark Island Wetland

Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) has announced the start of work on a large restoration project to develop the habitat at the Clark Island wetland,...

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