Tag: floodplains

B.C. strengthens community preparedness for climate-related disasters

First Nations and local governments throughout B.C. will benefit from funding to help strengthen resilience against climate-related hazards, such as flooding, drought, wildfires and...

Conservation authority acquires 137 acres of wetland, floodplain

The Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority (LSRCA) has added another 137 acres of ecologically sensitive land to its holdings. The land transfer was finalized...

Floodplain Mapping Progresses Under National Climate Change Strategy

On Saturday, Canada and British Columbia announced the first annual progress report on the implementation of the Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change, the first...

Manitoba Report: Soil Moisture Anticipates Major Overland Flooding

Manitoba has released its 2017 January Conditions Report, which indicates that normal to well-above normal soil moisture and winter precipitation to date, combined with...

Ontario Too Slow: ECO’s Annual Report

Ontario's Environmental Commissioner is worried that Ontario has lost momentum when it comes to the province's pressing environmental issues. In his 2010/2011 Annual Report, titled...

New Guidelines Help Map B.C. Coastal Floodplains

New guidelines have been released to help British Columbia’s coastal communities update floodplain area maps and adapt to rising sea levels. The report, Coastal Floodplain...

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