Saturday, February 23, 2019

Tag: watershed

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...

Alta. Institutes Wetland Protection Measures for Ring Road Project

The Alberta government is instituting measures to protect Beaver Pond and requiring additional wetland monitoring related to the construction of the Southwest Calgary Ring...

Columbia Basin Trust Invests $10M in Ecosystem Enhancement

The Columbia Basin Trust has announced a new five-year, $10-million Ecosystem Enhancement Program for the organization’s eponymous watershed. The Trust’s goal is to help maintain...

Report on Source Water Protection, Nutrient Management in Hullcar Valley

A team led by Oliver M. Brandes, co-director of the POLIS project on ecological governance at the University of Victoria’s Centre for Global Studies,...

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