Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Tag: watersheds

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...

New Research Uncovers Role of Arctic Freshwaters in Global Carbon Cycle

A study released last week from the University of Toronto has uncovered new insights into the role of Arctic freshwaters in the global carbon...

Insights on Urban Watersheds Management in B.C.

Over three-quarters of British Columbia’s population live in urbanized watersheds. These watersheds are a cornerstone of ecological and human health as well as economic...

RFP for Cumulative Effects Monitoring Programs Review

The Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment (CCME) is now accepting proposals for Project 607-2018 – Cumulative Effects Monitoring Programs – Key Elements Review. Proposals...

Ontario Launches Consultations on Greenbelt Expansion to Protect Water

Ontario Ministry of Municipal Affairs Minister Bill Mauro posted a statement today inviting feedback on a study area for potential Greenbelt expansion to protect...

Loss of Prairie Ecosystem A Threat to Watersheds, Source Water

Nature Conservancy of Canada’s (NCC) Dan Kraus has brought attention to the fact that the threat to Canada’s prairie grassland ecosystem should be of...

Saskatchewan Government Cracking Down on Unapproved Drainage Around Quill Lakes

The Saskatchewan government's Water Security Agency (WSA) will be enforcing new regulations to close unapproved drainage works that currently contribute water to the Quill...

WWF-Canada Watershed Report Released

This week, WWF-Canada released the latest watershed report as part of a national health assessment of the country’s 25 major freshwater ecosystems and the...

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