Monday, September 16, 2019

Tag: conservation

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...

Okanagan Communities Reaffirm Water Conservation Committment

Okanagan Valley’s mayors gathered yesterday at the UnH20 Gardens to talk water conservation. Following a difficult year of flood, record-breaking temperatures, and as talk...

Labatt Breweries of Canada Provides Emergency Drinking Water in N.B.

Labatt Breweries of Canada is providing 100,000 cans of emergency drinking water for New Brunswick as part of its Canadian Disaster Relief Program. The water will...

B.C. Swears In New Conservation Officers, Boosts Staff to 160

Twenty new conservation officers were sworn in yesterday in Victoria, British Columbia and will begin their postings this fall throughout the province. “We recognize the...

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