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Ontario Introduces New Invasive Species Regulations

The Ontario government has established new regulations that prohibit the import, breeding, purchase and sale of 19 invasive species within Ontario, which threaten the province's environment and...

BC Screens for Quagga and Zebra Mussels

British Columbia inspected a record 24,500 watercraft for quagga and zebra mussels in the 2016 boating season. The inspections were run under the Clean Drain...

New Non-Native Species Confirmed in Lake Erie

A new, non-native species of zooplankton has been confirmed in the western basin of Lake Erie, making it even clearer that more stringent ballast...

Jasper, B.C. in Need of a new Biosolids Management Plan

The Town of Jasper is in need of an alternative for managing its bio-solids waste now that tests have shown that the compost is...

Cottage Owners Encouraged to Implement Climate Adaptation Measures

Climate change impacts everyone, but when you own property on a shoreline or in a floodplains, the impacts can be substantial. The Federation of Ontario Cottage...

Okanagan Basin Water Board Expands Program on Zebra and Quagga Mussels

Since the Okanagan Basin Water Board and it’s Okanagan WaterWise program launched the Don’t Move A Mussel campaign in 2013, the level of awareness...

Manitoba Doubles Budget to Fight Zebra Mussels

The Manitoba government announced this week that it will double its investment in inspections, enforcement, and public education to help limit the spread of...

Manitoba Takes Action Against Zebra Mussels in Lake Winnipeg

Manitoba has announced actions to protect Lake Winnipeg from invasive zebra mussels, which have been found in harbours at Gimli, Willow Point, Boundary Creek...

Invasive Species Centre Gets New Executive Director

Robert Lambe is the new executive director of the recently constructed Invasive Species Centre in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. As the former regional director general...

Canada-Ontario Great Lakes Agreement Extended

The 2007 Canada-Ontario Agreement Respecting the Great Lakes Basin Ecosystem (COA) has been extended to March 31, 2011. The agreement, signed in June 2007,...

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