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Tag: wetlands

FCM Highlights 2018 Impacts of Green Municipal Funds

The Federation of Canadian Municipalities has released its annual report highlighting the positive environmental impacts the Green Municipal Fund has achieved in communities across...

Engineered Sand Zaps Stormwater Pollutants

University of California, Berkeley, engineers have created a new way to remove contaminants from stormwater, potentially addressing the needs of water-stressed communities that are...

Peace River Watershed Mapping Identifies Conservation Needs

More than $2 million is available to watershed conservation projects in the Peace River Basin through the Fish & Wildlife Compensation Program (FWCP) -...

Yukon & Ta’an Kwäch’än Council Work on Zoning to Protect Wetlands

The Government of Yukon and Ta’an Kwäch’än Council will be working with local community members on developing potential zoning regulations in the Shallow Bay...

ALUS Program Helps PEI Livestock Producers Protect Water

Prince Edward Island’s Alternative Land Use Service (ALUS) contributes to healthy wetlands and water bodies in the province in many ways, such as providing...

Manitoba Introduces Climate and Green Plan, Would Amend Water Act

Manitoba has introduced Bill 16, the Climate and Green Plan Implementation Act, which includes the Water Protection Amendment Act. “Our goal is to reduce carbon...

Has Road Salt Run its Course?

Marshes, streams and lakes lie alongside many of the roads and highways that zigzag across North America. Plants and animals inhabit these water bodies...

Nfld. Municipality Enters Agreement with Prov. to Protect Wetlands

Newfoundland and Labrador has signed a Municipal Stewardship Agreement with the Town of Centreville-Wareham-Trinity to protect wetlands around the community and coastal habitat. A ceremony...

A Wetland Off-Setting Strategy for Ontario

On the heels of a decision by the Ontario government to proceed with a wetland off-setting program, a provincial conservation group is recommending measures...

Financial Tools to Increase Coastal Resilience

Every decade or so there is a global catastrophe that redefines the conversation about public policy. For those interested in coastal development and climate...

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