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New Study Shows Legacy of DDT in Lake Ecosystems

The pesticide dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT) persists in remote lakes at concerning levels half a century after it was banned, according to the findings of a...

Rio Tinto Launches Study to Evaluate Climate Change Impacts on Fish...

Rio Tinto, a mining and metals company, has launched a project that will evaluate the impacts of climate change on three fish populations in...

Samantha Lawson Appointed as the New CAO of GRCA

Samantha Lawson has been appointed as the new chief administrative officer (CAO) of the Grand River Conservation Authority (GRCA). The announcement was made at...

CGLR Announces Winners of the Great Lakes Changemaker Award

At the fifth Great Lakes Economic Forum, which was hosted from May 5-8, 2019 in Cleveland, the Council of the Great Lakes Region (CGLR)...

Conservation Authority Urges Residents to Take Measures that Reduce Flood Risk

Given the flooding that has recently occurred in several communities across Canada, which is a stark reminder of how devastating the damage can be,...

Government of Canada Protects 2400 Hectares in Georgian Bay Watershed

The Government of Canada has invested $967,000 to protect 2400 hectares of nature in the Georgian Bay watershed. The announcement was made by Carolyn Bennett, the...

TRCA Celebrates 20th Anniversary of Humber River’s Canadian Heritage River Designation

The Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) hosted an event on April 12, 2019 at the McMichael Canadian Art Collection to kick off the...

Okanagan Water Board Awards Grants to Conserve and Protect Water

The Okanagan Basin Water Board (OBWB) has approved more than $318,000 in funding to 17 projects that will help conserve and protect water in...

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...

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