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New economic model finds wetlands provide billions in filtration value

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Southern Ontario wetlands provide $4.2 billion worth of sediment filtration and phosphorus removal services each year, keeping drinking water sources clean and helping to...

Conservation authority acquires 137 acres of wetland, floodplain

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The Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority (LSRCA) has added another 137 acres of ecologically sensitive land to its holdings. The land transfer was finalized...

Ontario to host consultations about adding wetlands to Greenbelt

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Following public consultation and engagement with Indigenous communities this fall, the Ontario government could begin the process of extending the existing Bowmanville Creek, Soper...

New initiative aims to conserve critical wetland habitat along the Wolastoq

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Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) is conserving more than 4,700 acres of important wetland habitat along the Wolastoq (Saint John River). It is doing this...

Canada invests $25 million to protect wetlands and grasslands

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Canada’s minister of agriculture and agri-food, Marie-Claude Bibeau, has announced more than $25 million in funding to conserve, restore, and enhance critical wetlands and grasslands...

Ontario invests in projects to conserve wetlands

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The Ontario government is partnering with Ducks Unlimited Canada to enhance and restore approximately 60 local wetlands across the province over the next year,...

Mitch Weegman Named Endowed Chair in Wetland and Waterfowl Conservation

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Mitch Weegman has been hired as the Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) Endowed Chair in Wetland and Waterfowl Conservation at the University of Saskatchewan (USask). Weegman,...

British Columbia Invests in Watershed and Wetland Initiatives

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Through StrongerBC: BC’s Economic Recovery Plan, $27 million has been dedicated to about 70 watershed and wetland initiatives to ensure B.C.’s water stays healthy...

Targeted Wetland Restoration Near Farms Would Dramatically Reduce Water Pollution: Study

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Targeted wetland restoration in heavily farmed areas would dramatically reduce the amount of nitrogen polluting rivers, lakes and coastal areas, according to a new...

Ontario Government Provides Funding to Create and Restore Wetlands

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The Ontario government is providing $30 million to help conservation organizations create and restore wetlands in priority areas across the province. The new Wetlands Conservation...

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