Monday, July 22, 2019

Tag: habitat

Projects Assist Freshwater Ecosystems in the St. Lawrence River

The Government of Canada has announced new funding to protect and improve the health of freshwater ecosystems in the St. Lawrence River. Minister of Environment and Climate...

Aquatic Habitats Receive Increased Protection for Species at Risk

Yesterday, Canada announced measures for the protection of aquatic habitat for species at risk from degradation caused by human activities. The Minister of Fisheries, Oceans...

Québec Expands Total Area of Protected Land and Freshwater

Yesterday afternoon, Québec announced its intention to create a vast protected area that will be 21 times larger than the Island of Montréal, increasing...

Nfld. Municipality Enters Agreement with Prov. to Protect Wetlands

Newfoundland and Labrador has signed a Municipal Stewardship Agreement with the Town of Centreville-Wareham-Trinity to protect wetlands around the community and coastal habitat. A ceremony...

Floodplain Repair in Kelowna after Higher-Than-Normal Freshet Flows

Higher-than-normal freshet flows in spring 2017 caused changes to Mission Creek in Kelowna, B.C. that require repair and refinement of the floodplain and fish...

Freshwater Science Helps Support Fraser River Sockeye Salmon

Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) has released an update on its efforts to prevent the decline of Sockeye Salmon in the Fraser River, including...

Ottawa Riverkeeper Releases 400 Eels, Calls for Infrastructure Changes

On July 12th, Ottawa Riverkeeper (Sentinelle de la rivière des Outaouais) released 400 American eels on the shores of Petrie Island, Ottawa, and called...

New Brunswick to Survey Parlee Beach Wetlands, Protect Water Quality

A ground survey to delineate wetlands in the area surrounding Parlee Beach begins this week. The project is part of the government’s effort to...

Governments Appoint Advisory Panel on Protection of Freshwater

The Federal and Provincial Governments of Canada have created a National Advisory Panel on Canada’s biodiversity conservation initiative, which will guide the protection of...

Feds Announce $75M for Coastal Restoration Fund

In November 2016, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau launched the Oceans Protection Plan, which includes funding for coastal restoration projects. This national strategy aims to create a world-leading...

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