Access to practical tools & resources to help Canadians better understand and conserve wetlands.


The National Wetland Conservation Fund (NWCF) supports on-the-ground activities to restore and enhance wetlands in Canada. The objectives of the fund are to: �Restore degraded or lost wetlands on working and settled landscapes to achieve a net gain in wetland habitat area; �Enhance the ecological functions of existing degraded wetlands; �Scientifically assess and monitor wetland functions and ecological goods and services in order to further the above objectives to restore and/or enhance wetlands; and �Encourage the stewardship of Canada�s wetlands by industry and the stewardship and enjoyment of wetlands by the Canadian public. The NWCF focuses on working landscapes. Who can apply �Non-governmental organizations �Aboriginal organizations and communities �Individuals �Universities �Conservation authorities �Private corporations �Provincial, territorial and municipal governments �Provincial Crown corporations Geographic location Projects must take place on private lands, municipal lands, Provincial Crown lands, federal Crown lands in the Northwest Territories, Yukon, and Nunavut, or Aboriginal land across Canada.

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Regions: British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland and Labrador, Yukon, Northwest Territories, Canada, Nunavut

Submitted by: Neill Gilbride

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