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Saugeen Conservation Hires New General Manager

Saugeen Conservation has announced that Jennifer Stephens will become the new general manager /secretary—treasurer effective June 1, 2020. “We are very pleased that Ms. Stephens...

New Initiative to Develop Asset Management Plan for Grindstone Creek

A new initiative will develop an asset management plan for Grindstone Creek, which is part of Ontario’s Greenbelt. "Given the strain COVID-19 is putting on...

Natural Assets Help Communities Better Manage Flood Risk: Report

The latest research from the Municipal Natural Assets Initiative (MNAI) found that natural assets like wetlands, forests, and ponds help communities in Canada better...

B.C. Government Partners with Cowichan Tribes to Support Koksilah Watershed

A new government-to-government partnership will help ensure long-term water sustainability in the Koksilah Watershed and explore the benefits of a water sustainability plan for...

Credit Valley Conservation Appoints 2020 Chair and Vice-Chair

Mississauga Councillor Karen Ras was acclaimed as chair of Credit Valley Conservation (CVC) during a board meeting on January 17, 2020. The election marks Ras’...

Toronto Adopts Ravine Strategy Implementation Plan

Toronto’s City Council has unanimously adopted the Toronto Ravine Strategy implementation plan to clean up and protect the city's more than 300-kilometres ravine system. "Healthy...

WWF-Canada Announces Award Recipients for Generation Water Tech Challenge

WWF-Canada has selected four award recipients for the Generation Water Tech Challenge. Since September 2019, WWF-Canada has been seeking innovative and transformative solutions to help...

Public Consultations on Water Withdrawal in P.E.I. Provide Clear Direction

Islanders want science and evidence-based research to inform public policy and to protect their drinking water. This was one of the common themes identified during...

Helen Jowett and Chris White Acclaimed to Lead GRCA Board

Helen Jowett has been acclaimed to a fifth one-year term as chair of the Grand River Conservation Authority (GRCA). Chris White has also been...

Water Institute Welcomes Professor Helen Jarvie

The Water Institute announced that Helen Jarvie has joined the University of Waterloo’s Department of Geography and Environmental Management as a full professor. “The Water Institute...

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