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ALUS Canada Releases Details on Lake Erie Funding Plans

Following last week's announcement of new funding for Great Lakes projects, ALUS Canada has described some of the projects to which its $600,000 in...

Nearly $9M of New Funding Announced for Local Great Lakes Projects

Environment Minister Catherine McKenna visited Port Colborne, Ontario, on the shores of Lake Erie, today to announce an $8.95 million investment over four years for...

Great Lakes Champion Retires from the Public Service

U.S. Consul General Juan Alsace is retiring after 32 years of service to the country. Juan and his wife Nancy will start the next...

Online Tracker, ErieStat, Launched for Lake Erie Phosphorus Reduction

The Great Lakes Commission (GLC) has launched ErieStat, a website that tracks progress toward the binational shared goal of reducing phosphorus in Lake Erie by 40 per cent, and...

Fertilizer Canada Extends Memorandum of Cooperation with Saskatchewan

Fertilizer Canada and the Government of Saskatchewan have signed a three-year extension to their 2016 Memorandum of Cooperation (MOC) in support of 4R Nutrient Stewardship that...

Blueprint for Action on Contaminants in Wastewater

The findings of a national review of contaminants in municipal wastewater were released this week by Canadian Water Network, highlighting opportunities for a more...

Lake Winnipeg Community Monitoring Releases Phosphorus Hotspot Data

Lake Winnipeg Community-Based Monitoring Network (LWCBMN), a network of citizens, scientists, and conservation professionals, has released data on phosphorus hotspots gathered from its 2017 field...

Industry Funding Renewed for Fertilizer Best Management Practices

The North American fertilizer industry has pledged $6 million to continue research on ways that farmers can strengthen fertilizer best management practices (BMPs) to reduce...

Farmers, Cities Team Up to Help Meet 40 Per Cent Target

The Thames River Phosphorus Reduction Collaborative (PRC) is moving into the next phase in developing practical ways to reduce the amount of phosphorus getting...

Lake Erie Action Plan to Reduce Phosphorus Loads by 40%

The governments of Canada and Ontario have released the final Lake Erie Action Plan. The plan identifies more than 120 federal, provincial, and partner actions...

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