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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...

Conservation Trust Projects Awarded in Manitoba

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The first round of Manitoba’s Conservation Trust projects for 2020 have been awarded to 19 different conservation organizations, Agriculture and Resource Development Minister Blaine...

Natural Infrastructure Improves Water Quality in Agricultural Landscapes: Research

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New research helps build the case for harnessing the power of natural infrastructure for large-scale wetland restoration. This approach can help improve water quality...

DUC Releases New Report on Leveraging Wetlands to Support a Climate-Ready...

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Traditional flood management infrastructure can be supported by cost-effective natural flood management services that are provided by wetlands, according to research commissioned by Ducks...

Manitoba Announces Watershed District Act

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Manitoba has announced the Watershed District Act and registered two new regulations that will formalize a watershed-based approach in the province. "Our government recognizes the...

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