Monday, November 18, 2019

Tag: watershed

Ontario Names Members of Muskoka Watershed Advisory Group

The Government of Ontario have announced the province's appointment of nine members to the Muskoka Watershed Advisory Group. "I'm pleased to introduce the community and...

Coldwater River Watershed Reaches Level 4 Drought Condition

A Level 4 drought rating is being implemented for the Coldwater River watershed in response to extremely low stream conditions. All surface water and groundwater...

New Lands Complete Protection of Next Creek Watershed in B.C.

The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) has acquired 7,900 hectares of rare inland temperate rainforest in the South Selkirk Mountains, encompassing most of the...

First Nations Partnership for Ecosystem Repair of Alouette River

In the Alouette watershed in British Columbia, water runs from the mountains and ridge tops into the local ponds, streams, and lakes. The water...

Long-Term Study of Conservation Tillage Unearths Nutrient Transport Changes

A new study from the American Society of Agronomy has detailed how the switch to conservation tillage has impacted a southwestern Ohio lake over...

Impact Assessment Act Weakened by Lobbying Say Environmental Groups

Groups including West Coast Environmental Law, Canadian Freshwater Alliance, and Ecojustice have called attention to the possible weakening of environmental impact assessments through lobbied...

Natural and Managed Watersheds Respond Similarly to Climate Change

A new study led by researchers at Indiana University (IU) has found that modifications, such as dams and reservoirs in the United States and...

Nestlé & Guelph Share Data to Improve Science-Based Decision Making

At the request of the Ontario Ministry of Environment and Climate Change (MOECC), the City of Guelph has signed a reciprocal agreement with Nestlé...

Alberta’s Human Footprint in Watersheds a Priority Management Issue

The Alberta Biodiversity Monitoring Institute (ABMI) has released a report examining the human footprint in the province, providing insights to human activity within watersheds...

Canada Has Ended the National Wetland Conservation Fund

Yesterday, Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) announced that it has cancelled the National Wetland Conservation Fund (NWCF). Projects that were funded through 2019...

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