Thursday, January 23, 2020

Tag: conservation

Vancouver Shoreline Habitat Restoration Project Receives Gold Rating

The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority has announced that the New Brighton Park Shoreline Habitat Restoration Project has received a gold rating under the Stewardship Centre...

U.S. Economists Find Watershed Groups Directly Impact Water Quality, Health

Economists from Oregon State University have found that in the United States, watershed groups have had a direct, positive impact on their local water...

IAGLR Responds to NSERC Funding Changes, Impacts on Great Lakes

The president of International Association for Great Lakes Research (IAGLR), Michael R. Twiss, PhD., has responded to a change in the structure of the...

U.S. Study Finds Positive Economic Return from Great Lakes Restoration Initiative

A new report released today shows that every federal dollar spent in the United States on Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) projects from the...

Nature Conservancy of Canada Secures Protected Area on Lake Superior

Last week, the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) and its partners announced the creation of a new 3,170-hectare protected area in northwestern Ontario on...

Purchase of Driftwood Cove Moves Canada Towards 2020 Conservation Goal

Yesterday, the federal government purchased a substantial length of shoreline by way of the Driftwood Cove property in the Bruce Peninsula. Catherine McKenna, Minister of...

Report: Indigenous Peoples Outperform Conventional Conservation

New research has suggested that Indigenous peoples and local communities dramatically outperform other methods to protect sensitive environments. The report, Cornered by Protected Areas, was...

McDonald’s Canada Adopts Sustainability Standards for Beef, Including Water

In a major nod to the quality of Canadian beef, McDonald’s Canada announced today that it will be the first company to serve Canadian beef from...

Protection of Last Intact Forest Corridor Along Rideau Waterway

The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) has announced the protection of 48 hectares (120 acres), including 2.5 kilometres of historic Rideau Waterway shoreline, on...

Tides Canada President and CEO, Ross McMillan, to Exit Role

Tides Canada announced yesterday that its president and CEO, Ross McMillan, has decided to leave his position at Tides Canada towards the end of...

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