Friday, December 13, 2019

Tag: riparian

NCC Adds 300 Hectares of Conservation Lands to Alberta Park

On World Environment Day, the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) announced the conservation of Hansen Ranch, a 365-hectare property located east of Waterton Lakes...

Report: Undervaluing Healthy Rivers Causes Long-Term Economic Risk

A WWF report published this week highlights the capacity of healthy rivers to help mitigate flooding disasters, but it warns that the ecosystem services...

PEI Acknowledges Successful Flood Prevention Infrastructure and Land Use Services

PEI has recognized its water successes, acknowledging its Alternative Land Use Services (ALUS) program and the successful completion of flood prevention infrastructure. The Evangeline Community...

New Brunswick Environmental Trust Fund Applications Open

New Brunswick’s Department of Environment and Local Government will accept applications for funding under the Environmental Trust Fund starting today, November 1st for the...

Fund Will Help Alta. Farmers with Wetland Projects

Alberta philanthropist David Bissett and the national charitable organization ALUS Canada today announced The Bissett Action Fund, a $500,000 gift which will help support...

Feds, Que. Invest $57.5M in St. Lawrence River Conservation

The governments of Canada and Quebec have announced an investment of $57.5 million into efforts to safeguard the St. Lawrence River. Together, the governments will...

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...

Quebec Passes Wetlands and Water Conservation Act

Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) has praised the Quebec government’s new Act to conserve wetlands and water. The Act respecting the conservation of wetlands and bodies...

Report: Increase Protection of North Saskatchewan River Headwaters

Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative (Y2Y) has announced  support of a Wildlife Conservation Society Canada report that provides clear scientific evidence for the protection of...

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...

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