Sunday, April 21, 2019

Tag: watersheds

Conservation Authorities Unclear About Impacts to Budgets

Ontario’s 2019 Budget was released on April 11, 2019 and conservation authorities have received no confirmation about the status of their important provincial transfer...

Grand River Conservation Authority Board Approves 2019 Budget

The Grand River Conservation Authority (GRCA) will spend more than $35 million this year on programs that protect life and minimize property damage from...

Toronto and Region Conservation Authority Announces Organizational Changes

The Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) has realigned its organizational structure to support operational efficiencies and to ensure that program delivery opportunities are...

Plastics and Other Waste in Our Watersheds

How did we get to a stage when microplastics have become a ubiquitous issue? This was one of the questions raised by Dr. Chelsea Rochman,...

Enforcement Officers Conduct Operation to Protect Watershed in B.C.

An enforcement operation to protect the Kiskatinaw River watershed near Dawson Creek, B.C. has reviewed 49 water storage structures, including dugouts and dams. The objective...

Helen Jowett and Chris White Acclaimed to Lead GRCA Board

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

Mark Servos Appointed 2018 Fellow of Society of Environmental Toxicology and...

Canada research chair Mark Servos has been appointed a 2018 Fellow of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC), in recognition of his...

Soot-Filled Rivers Mark the Need for a National Wildfire Strategy

During the record-breaking 2018 fire season, the typically clear waters of Cameron Falls in Waterton Lakes National Park in southern Alberta flowed black. But...

Despite Concerns, Data Finds Pacific Coastal Basin in Good Overall Health

World Wildlife Fund Canada has released a new report on watershed health in the Pacific Coastal basin, finding the overall health of the basin...

Toronto Region Watersheds Holding Steady Amidst Mounting Pressures

Stormwater runoff and climate change continue to put a strain on the watersheds of the Toronto region, according to the Toronto Region Conservation Authority (TRCA). These are the...

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