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    Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources

    The Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources works to promote healthy, sustainable ecosystems and conserve biodiversity (the variety of life on Earth). The Ministry of Natural Resources conducts plus...

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    Great Lakes Wetlands Conservation Action Plan - Highlights Report 2005-2010

    The Great Lakes Wetlands Conservation Action Plan (GLWCAP) was developed in 1994 to enable government and nongovernment partners to work together more effectively to conserve the remaining wetlands plus...

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    Stocking Rate Calculator

    A tool to aid livestock producers, specifically beef producers, to determine an appropriate grazing intensity for their pasture(s). plus...

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    French Title

    In this document, the BC Wetland Stewardship Partnership proposes a comprehensive Wetland Action Plan. The plan is to be implemented cooperatively by governmental and non-governmental organizations plus...

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    Alternative Land Use Services

    Alternate Land Use Services (ALUS) is an ecological goods and services program proposal that is unique because it’s designed by farmers, for farmers.  It recognizes the value of conserving plus...

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    Forest Operations Manual

    The Forest Operations Manual is a compendium of various subject areas to provide guidance and direction for industrial operations. The preface, table of contents and a glossary for the Forest plus...

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    The Tadpole Monitoring Project

    There have been public reports of catastrophic tadpole die-offs in several bodies of water within Ontario. As a result, researchers at Trent University have begun to seek information regarding plus...

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    Temperate Wetland Restoration Training Course

    This 4.5 day intensive training course has been completely updated to include material relevant to both the agricultural and the urbanizing environments of Ontario. The course is geared toward plus...

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    Case Study: Manitoba Cattle Producers find Value in Wetland and Riparian Area Conservation

    This case study describes the positive changes made for wetland and riparian area conservation on a cattle producing farm and illustrates the benefits of partnering with conservation agencies plus...

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    Ontario Cattlemen's Association

    The OCA promotes Ontario beef cattle production through policy planning, government lobbying, industry development programs and research and communication. They also offer extension materials on plus...

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    Managing the Water's Edge

    Landowners, land managers and local farm conservation groups can arrange for a riparian area management workshop to be delivered to their group or organization. The workshop includes riparian plus...

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    Saskatchewan Conservation Programs

    A directory of conservation programs available to producers in Saskatchewan. The directory provides program descriptions, contact information, eligibility criteria and deadlines for applications. plus...

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    Stewardship and Economics of Cattle Wintering Sites

    A factsheet discussing the stewardship and economic challenges faced by cow-calf producers in Saskatchewan. plus...

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    Economics of Riparian Grazing Management

    A factsheet explaining techniques for successful grass/pasture grazing management with the goal of maintaining or improving the health of riparian areas. Includes case studies and an assessment of plus...

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    Health of Riparian Areas in Southern Saskatchewan

    A resource with information on riparian areas and habitats, their status in Saskatchewan and information to determine riparian health. plus...

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    Great Backyard Bird Count

    A volunteer program where individuals collect data on bird activity at local feeders, on their properties, or in local natural areas for 4 days in February each year. Volunteers record species plus...

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    British Columbia Ministry of Environment

    A link to contact information for the department responsible for the prevention pollution and to promote and restore environmental quality in the province of BC. plus...

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    Alberta Sustainable Resource Development - Fish and Wildlife

    The department responsible for fish and wildlife, forests and public lands in Alberta. To contact, click on 'Contact Us' at top or bottom of web page. plus...

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    A Survey of Pasture Management Practices on the Canadian Prairies

    B. Chorney and R. Josephson. 2000. A Survey of Pasture Management Practices on the Canadian Prairies With Emphasis on Rotational Grazing and Managed Riparian Area. Department of Agricultural plus...

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    New Brunswick Department of Natural Resources

    A link to the department responsible for natural resources including fish and wildlife and habitat in New Brunswick. plus...

  • Projets près de l'eau

    La Loi sur les pêches requiert que les projets évitent de causer des dommages sérieux au poisson, à moins que ces dommages n'aient été autorisés par le ministre de Pêches et Océans Canada. plus...

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    Federal Laws Protecting Wildlife

    General information on federal laws protecting wildlife in Canada including the Migratory Birds Convention Act, the Fisheries Act, the Canada Wildlife Act, the plus...

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    Backgrounder: Species at Risk Act

    A factsheet with information on the federal Species at Risk Act (SARA). Includes some discussion about private landowner involvement. plus...

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    Water on PEI

    A group of factsheets with information on water resources in PEI, including information on why islanders should care about water, the water cycle, watersheds and water balance, and departments plus...

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    Buffer Zones

    A information to help agricultural producers, foresters, landowners and developers determine whether a buffer zone is required under legislation in PEI. plus...

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    Watercourse, Wetland and Buffer Zone Activity Permit

    A information on the permiting to undertake activities in a watercourse, wetland, or buffer zone in Prince Edward Island. plus...

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    PEI Small Marsh Program

    A wetland restoration program where sponsors cover the costs and do the work to restore wetlands with high biological value on private lands. The landowner signs a 25 year agreement to maintain the plus...

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    PEI Agricultural Program

    An incentive/funding program for private landowners and non profit organizations assisting projects that demonstrate sound soil and water management in PEI. Examples of projects include livestock plus...

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    Agricultural Irrigation Policy

    A document that explains the regulations and mandate of the province in relation to the use of surface and ground water sources. plus...

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    Best Management Practices: Agricultural Waste Management

    A comprehensive guide providing information on manure management and livestock pasturing as they relate to water quality on the farm. Specific information is available on feedlot management, land plus...

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    Conservation Ontario: Ontario's 36 Conservation Authorities

    Conservation Ontario is a network of 36 Conservation Authorities of Ontario, dedicated to conserving, restoring, developing and managing natural resources on a watershed basis. This website plus...

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    Case study: Côté Farm

    The Côté farm has implementated a number of conservation measures and complementary conservation practices, such as grassed waterways, diversion terraces, crop rotation, cover crops, plus...

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    Case study: Keohanlane Farm

    This case study of a dairy farm illustrates the value of an Environmental Farm Plan. It also illustrates that the use of best management practices protects the environment and improves the plus...

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    Best Management Practices - Soil Conservation

    Soil is the basis of agriculture and food production. In New Brunswick, preserving our soils is seen as the biggest challenge in ensuring sustainable agriculture for years to come. Due to the plus...

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    Adopt a Stream Program

    A program designed to help community volunteers and organizations undertake projects to repair and improve local rivers and streams to restore fish habitat and increase fish populations. Funding and plus...

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    Monitoring Surface Water Quality: A Guide for Citizens, Students and Communities in Atlantic Canada

    A water quality monitoring guide with information from relevant Canadian and American sources on community based projects. Includes information on water sampling and biological monitoring along with plus...

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    Nova Scotia Federation of Agriculture

    An organization that represents the interests of the Nova Scotia agricultural community with the goal of delivering programs and services that meet the needs of the farm community. plus...

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    Nova Scotia Environmental Farm Plan

    A voluntary program that identifies and assesses environmental risks on farms with the help of an Environmental Farm Plan coordinator. The process starts with an initial farm visit and an on farm plus...

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    A Resource for Farm Businesses: Q & A on Environmental Law

    The Q & A on Environmental Law provides information on relevant acts and regulations as well as applications for approvals and departments to contact. Includes information on water use, culverts, plus...

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    Case Study: Private Land Habitat Conservation Project

    A private land conservation program that supplied materials and technical support to farmers for wildlife flushing bars, Clemson Pond Levelers, and fencing materials for riparian areas. plus...

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    Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources

    The department responsible for the development, management, conservation and protection of forest, mineral, parks and wildlife resources in the province, as well as the administration of the Nova plus...

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    Living with Wildlife

    A series of factsheets on managing wildlife that can cause damage/injury to crops and livestock. Factsheets are available for bears, bats, beavers, coyotes, deer, fish-eating birds, raccoons, skunks plus...

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    Significant Wildlife Habitat and Species Database

    The Department of Natural Resources is interested in any observations of plants, animals or habitats that are rare in number or vulnerable to disturvance (e.g. bat hibernation sites, hawk nests, deer plus...

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    Nova Scotia's Wetlands

    A series of factsheets from the Eastern Habitat Joint Venture with information on freshwater wetlands, freshwater marshes, bogs and fens, floodplains, swamps, and lakeshore wetlands. plus...

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    Building for Wildlife: Living with Bats

    An article with details on construction, placement, and maintenance of bat houses along with information on their habitat requirements. plus...

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    Building for Wildlife: Nest Boxes

    A factsheet with information on constructing nest boxes. Includes information on construction details, location, protection and maintenance of the nest box. plus...

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    Nova Scotia Manure Management Guidlines

    A handbook outlining procedures to write a farm nutrient management plan. Includes a list of information to collect, calculations, sample forms and a sample nutrient management plan for a ficticious plus...

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    Irrigation System Types and Typical Applications

    A factsheet with information on irrigation systems in the Maritimes, including components, operations, advantages/disadvantages, crop use and costs. Pumps, irrigation scheduling and water supplies plus...

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    Main Outlet Drainage

    A factsheet discussing consturction and repairs to main outlet drainage for dykelands, which is handled and cost shared by Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture and Fisheries and Agriculture and plus...

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    Dykeland Ditching

    A factsheet on advantages and disadvantages of methods of dykeland ditching to control surface drainage. plus...

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    Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture

    The department responsible for fostering prosperous and sustainable agricultural. plus...

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    Forage Establishment - Getting it to Grow

    A factsheet on perennial forages, key agents of soil conservation and improvement and well suited to marginal lands, slopes, waterways and erosion prone soils. Includes information on choosing plus...

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    Managing Saskatchewan Rangeland

    A rangeland resource management guidebook for Saskatchewan farmers with information on watering and grazing systems, livestock fencing, water requirements, water quality, and pasture watering plus...

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    Golden Rules of Forage Establishment

    A list of recommendations for the best management practices for establishing forages in Saskatchewan. plus...

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    Farm Structures and Handling Systems

    A service that provides detailed plans for download from a Canada wide network of agricultural engineers and livestock specialists concerned with planning, design and construction of modern farm plus...

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    Holding Pond Site Selection and Design

    A factsheet for livestock operators that want to contain contaminated runoff from feedlot facilities, silage, or manure piles to prevent surface water pollution. Includes information on soils plus...

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    Recommendations for the Collection and Use of Native Plants

    A resource with information on seed collection, species selection, local genotypes, weed free sources, and nursery propagation. plus...

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    Saskatchewan Soil Conservation Association

    The Saskatchewan Soil Conservation Association is a producer-based organization that provides extension and technical support to landowners with the goal of promoting conservation production systems plus...

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    Managing Your Native Prairie Parcels

    A guide for landowner with native prairie remnants. Includes information on value as habitat, assessment, setting goals, habitat improvement, and developing a management plan. Several success stories plus...

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    Managing Prairie Wetlands

    A factsheet with information on the link between native prairie parcels and wetlands, and tips for wetland management. plus...

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    Waterfowl Crop Damage Prevention Program - Alberta

    A program providing information and equipment for waterfowl crop damage prevention including active scaring techniques (scare cannons), and alternate feeding sources (feeding stations and lure plus...

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    Saskatchewan Environment

    The department responsible for the management of natural and environmental resources including fish, wildlife, lands, forests, parks and protected areas, air, water and soil. plus...

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    Flushing Bar - Saskatchewan Forage Council

    Flushing bars are supplied, delivered and installed for farmers who want to avoid harming wildlife while they are cutting their forage crops. The flushing bar consists of a square aluminum tube plus...

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    Managing Manure as a Fertilizer

    A guide to using manure as a fertilizer with information on determining form and amount of each nutrient in the manure, matching application rate with crop demand, and application methods that plus...

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    Composting Solid Manure

    A facsheet on the process of composting solid manure including information on challenges, methods, site selection, regulations, quality and marketing. plus...

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    Irrigation Certification in Saskatchewan

    A factsheet explaining legislation and regulations related to irrigation. Includes information on irrigation certification, the irrigation act, and criteria for certification. plus...

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    Irrigation in Saskatchewan

    A primer on irrigation in Saskatchewan with a number of links to relevant factsheets. plus...

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    Prairie Stewardship Program

    A program with the goal of increasing awareness about the importance, value and function of riparian and native prairie ecosystems. The program offers landowner extension. Landowners voluntarily plus...

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    Prairie Shores Program

    A NAWMP Program that benefits breeding ducks, provides direct benefits to Species at Risk, shorebirds and grassland songbirds through wetland habitat enhancement and securement. Case studies from plus...

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    Wildlife Damage Program - Saskatchewan

    The Wildlife Damage Compensation Program is available for all Saskatchewan producers who suffer crop or livestock losses due to wildlife. The Saskatchewan Crop Insurance Corporation (SCIC) plus...

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    Build a Nest Box

    Plans for a duck nest box. plus...

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    Case Study: Ducks Unlimited Winter Cereals Program For Waterlogged Farmers

    An accelerated winter cereals program that was developed and implemented in 1999 for farmers who could not seed spring crops due to wet ground conditions in select municipalities southern Manitoba plus...

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    Manitoba Forage Council

    A non-profit umbrella organization (includes producers, organizations, associations, corporations, industry and government agencies) dedicated to the promotion and development of forage crops through plus...

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    Keystone Agricultural Producers

    A farm policy organization, representing and promoting the interests of agriculture and agricultural producers in Manitoba. plus...

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    Manitoba Conservation

    Manitoba Conservation is the government agency responsible for managing surface and ground water resources, and fish and wildlife resources in the province. Manitoba conservation participates in plus...

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    Manitoba Agriculture and Food - Regional and District Offices

    Manitoba Agriculture and Food is the primary information, technology transfer and agricultural program delivery agency for agricultural audiences in Manitoba. plus...

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    Critical Wildlife Habitat Program

    A program with the goal of identifying, preserving and managing Manitoba's plants and animals with particular focus on upland areas. Current program initiatives include private land stewardship, plus...

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    Adopt a Pothole - Potholes Plus Program

    A program that secures voluntary contracts/ agreements for the long term conservation of wetland habitats in southwestern Manitoba. Hen houses (artificial nesting structures) for mallards are placed plus...

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    Hinterland Who's Who Factsheet: Pesticides and Wild Birds

    A factsheet on pesticides and their effects on wildlife with information on types and forms of pesticides, toxicity to birds, contamination of food sources, habitat loss, and best management plus...

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    Hinterland Who's Who Factsheet: Nestboxes for Birds

    A guide for building nest boxes for waterfowl and other birds with simple designs, descriptions of the needs of different species and opportunities for monitoring and reporting. plus...

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    Ducks Unlimited Canada Habitat Landowner Programs

    A program that provides technical and financial assistance to farms with the goal of restoring declining waterfowl populations and their habitats. Includes assistance to convert cultivated land to plus...

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    Controlling Runoff from Confined Livestock Areas

    A factsheet with information on confined livestock areas, the potential for contamination of surface and ground water sources by runoff, and methods to prevent and dispose of runoff. plus...

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    Calculating Manure Application Rates

    A factsheet with instruction on nutrient application rate calculations for optimum agricultural and environmental benefit using soil testing and manure analysis. plus...

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    Farm Practices Guidelines for Pig Producers in Manitoba

    A comprehensive document with information on manure storage and handling - equipment, site selection, storage capacity, options for storage facilities, land application of manure and site selection. plus...

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    Land Application of Manure

    A factsheet describing the components of manure, its use as a fertilizer, potential for soil and water contamination, concerns over winter application, and nutrient management planning. plus...

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    Livestock Manure Storage

    A factsheet with information on manure storage, including environmental concerns, methods of storage, requirements by regulation and inspection. plus...

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    Prairie Shelterbelt Program

    As a component of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada's Agri-Environment Services Branch (AAFC-AESB), the Prairie Shelterbelt Program (PSP) provides technical services and tree and shrub seedlings for plus...

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    Riparian Tax Credit

    A tax incentive program designed to encourage farm operations to upgrade their management of river and stream banks and recognize those who have already done so. The tax benefit is available to plus...

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    Manitoba Riparian Health Council

    A riparian health organization that promotes the coordination of programs and activities that support the sustainable use of riparian and associated lands in the agricultural landscape of Manitoba. plus...

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    Manitoba Dragonfly Survey

    A volunteer based program survey dragonfly species and populations in Manitoba. A manual is available with instructions for capturing and identification of dragonflies in the summer. plus...

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    Manitoba Conservation Districts

    Conservation Districts in Manitoba represent local and municipal interests working for watershed-based conservation. They are involved in delivering a variety of soil and water conservation plus...

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    Waterfowl Crop Damage Prevention Program - Manitoba

    A compensation program for damage to crops by waterfowl, livestock by predators, stored hay by big game and honey and related equipment by bears. plus...

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    Pasture Pumping Systems

    A factsheet on alternative livestock watering options including animal operated nose pumps, solar pumping systems, windmills, gas-powered water systems, sling pumps. Includes information on costs, plus...

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    Drainage Legislation

    Information on legislation relating to drainage, including the Drainage Act, Tile Drainage Act, Agricultural Tile Drainage Installation Act. plus...

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    British Columbia's Intermountain Wetlands - Stewardship Factsheets

    A series of factsheets from the Intermountain Wetland Conservation Program including information on wetlands, fens, shrub-carrs, marshes, bogs, swamps, wet meadows, shallow open water, and wetlands plus...

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    Farm Practice Reference guide - British Columbia

    The Farm Practice Reference guide is an attempt by the Ministry of Agriculture and Lands to list and describe many of British Columbia's diverse farm practices in general terms. It also refers the plus...

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    Farm Practices - Pesticide

    A website with information on Integrated Pest Management, selection of pesticides, potential for contamination and legislation. plus...

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    Conservation Tillage Seeding Equipment

    A factsheet providing a general introduction to types of tillage and seeding equipment for conservation farming with a discussion of relative merits and shortcomings in small grain and oilseed plus...

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    Watershed Stewardship: A Guide for Agriculture

    A comprehensive farm stewardship resource with information on watershed features and functions, livestock management, water management, soil conservation and management, pest management, irrigation, plus...

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    Naturescape

    The Naturescape program provides information and instructions for designing wildlife habitat enhancement, preservation and restoration projects in British Columbia's rural and urban landscapes. plus...

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    Estimating Crop Residue for Soil Erosion Control

    A factsheet describing the value of crop residue/stubble in providing protection from wind and runoff erosion. Includes methods to estimate crop residue cover. plus...

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    British Columbia Ministry of Agriculture Food and Fisheries

    A link to information on regional offices of the BC Ministry of Agriculture Food and Fisheries, responsible for agriculture industry competitiveness as well as environmental sustainability and plus...

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    The Streamkeepers Handbook and Modules

    The Streamkeepers Handbook and Modules is designed as an easy to use resource for getting actively involved in your local stream and, is part of the Stewardship Series. It will help you discover and plus...

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    Public Conservation Assistance Fund

    A program that funds projects (organizations and individuals) that focus on activities that maintain, conserve or restore native fish and wildlife species and their habitats. Examples of eligible plus...

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    Understanding an Irrigation Water License

    A factsheet explaining a license required for any use of surface water under the water act of BC. Includes information on how much water can be used, when it may be used, and how this translates plus...

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    Site Selection for Composting

    A factsheet with information on site selection to prevent water contamination, the code of agricultural practice for waste management, and site design with an example layout. plus...

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    Manure Storage Structures

    A factsheet explaining essential features of manure storage facilities (size, location, safety) and elements of the farm building code that apply. plus...

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    Improved Livestock Access to Water Using Geogrids

    A factsheet on the use of geogrids in conjunction with gravel to stabilize soft or muddy ground to allow direct access of livestock to dugout ponds or creeks under muddy conditions. plus...

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    Riparian Interface Stewardship Program - British Columbia

    An incentive program to improve farm income through encouragement/ adoption of livestock management programs that will address water quality and nutrient management. Eligible projects include plus...

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    British Columbia Cattlemen's Association

    An organization that represents the interests of cattle producers in the province, with the goal of promoting, encouraging, protecting and developing the cattle industry in BC in an environmentally plus...

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    Wildlife Damage Management

    A series of factsheets describing methods of controlling problem wildlife including habitat modification and management, noise, fencing, netting, repellents, deterrents and scare tactics and plus...

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    New Brunswick Department of Environment and Local Government: Regional Offices

    This web page provides contact details for the Local Government and Regional Services Division of the Department of Environment and Local Government. Regional offices can provide advice on plus...

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    Watercourse and Wetland Alteration Regulation

    It is important to inquire about the need for a Watercourse and Wetland Alteration Permit before doing any vegetation clearing, soil excavation, construction or landscaping activities within 30 plus...

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    Understanding the Law: A Guide to New Brunswick's Watershed Protected Area Designation Order

    This Guide provides a map and list of designated watersheds covered by the Order, under the Clean Water Act. For these designated watersheds, it describes prohibited and permitted plus...

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    Community Fish and Wildlife Involvement Program

    A program that provides financial asistance, technical support, equipment and materials to projects that benefit fish and wildlife and their habitats. Proposals are accepted from landowners, plus...

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    Improving Fish Habitat

    A factsheet on enhancing/restoring aquatic habitats to improve local fisheries. Includes information on creating or enhancing spawning beds, stabilizing banks and controlling shoreline erosion, plus...

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    Building a Pond

    A Landowner Resource Centre factsheet with information on construction and maintenance of artificial ponds. Includes information on planning the site, water sources, design considerations for fish plus...

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    Low Flow, Mid Level Stream and Ditch Crossings with Culverts

    A factsheet with information on structures to facilitate livestock crossing at ditches/streams with design considerations, construction procedures, regulations for approvals and sources of plus...

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    Control of Soil Erosion

    A factsheet with information on controlling soil erosion to sustain and improve crop yields while protecting the environment through crop and residue cover, crop rotations, tillage practices, plus...

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    Water and Sediment Control Basins

    A factsheet with information on erosion control structures to prevent bank/gully erosion through slowing the concentration of water flows. Design considerations, location, construction, plus...

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    Seeding of Erosion Control Projects

    A factsheet with instruction on types of projects which require vegetation, which grasses/vegetation types to use, fertilizing and maintenance of seeded areas. plus...

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    Grassed Waterways

    A factsheet with information on constructing grassed waterways with considerations for design, waterway shape, grade and outlets, drainage, construction, seeding and fertilizing, and maintenance. plus...

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    Ontario Agriculture Best Management Practice Series

    The Best Management Practices Series is... An award-winning series of innovative publications: presenting affordable options for protecting soil and water resources on the farm; supporting plus...

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    Cover Crop Seed Suppliers

    Contact information for companies supplying seed for cover crops in Ontario with information on different types including growth habits, control options, sensitivity to herbicides, weed control, plus...

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    Cover Crops

    A factsheet on the function and use of cover crops including non-legume broad leaves, grasses, and legumes, with links to cover crop seed suppliers. plus...

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    Ontario Forage Council

    A forage technical and research information website which includes information on specific forages which are beneficial to the environment. plus...

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    Fencing of watercourses to control erosion

    A factsheet with information on managing livestock access to watercourses including information on sensitive areas requiring management, buffer strips, types of fences. and factors to consider plus...

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    Predation and Wildlife Damage

    Information on wildlife caused losses to standing crops and livestock through a survey of commodity sectors including field crops (corn, wheat, soybeans, forages), fruits, vegetatbles, beef and plus...

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    Probing Problem Wildlife

    An website with information on tools for limiting wildlife damage to crops and livestock and articles on species of concern. plus...

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    Ontario Soil and Crop Improvement Association

    A grassroots organization representing virtually all commodity groups across the province with the goal of communicating and facilitating responsible economic management of soil, water, air and plus...

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    Ontario Stewardship

    An organization that seeks to link landowners to funding, information and expertise. Includes regional contact information for Community Stewardship Councils (voluntary groups of landowners and land plus...

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    No-Till: Making it Work

    Excerpts from the No-Till Best Management Practices guide including soil and residue management, planting equipment, weed, insect and disease management, nutrient management, crop rotations, crop plus...

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    Nutrient Management

    Describes the requirements for land applied materials containing nutrients including review and approval of Nutrient Management Plans, certification of land applicators, new registry system for all plus...

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    Pesticide Contamination of Farm Water Supplies - Recommendations on Avoidance, Clean-up and Responsibilities

    An OMAFRA factsheet that describes modes of pesticide comtamination and practices to avoid, recommended best management practices, and responsibilities under legislation. plus...

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    Best Management Practices Guide: Pesticide Storage, Handling and Application

    OMAFRA/Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada booklet Best Management Practices - Pesticide Storage, Handling and Application, Order No. BMP13 A summary of the Best Management Practices booklet plus...

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    Alberta NAWMP Partnership

    A list of tools or programs to promote and implement conservatino across Alberta including information on farm practice, flushing bars, delayed haying, nesting structures, land use exchange plus...

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    Landowner Habitat Retention Program

    A landowner agreement program to retain and enhance wildlife habitat, with financial incentive for long-term retention. The focus is on native aspen parkland. plus...

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    Muskrat Control in Farm Dugouts

    A factsheet describing elements of muskrat biology as well as methods of control. plus...

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    Cutting a Clear Path - Flushing Bars Save Hens

    A update on experiments using flushing bars to scare up birds/mammals in the path of mowers. plus...

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    Alberta-Saskatchewan-Manitoba Tri-Provincial Manure Application and Use Guidelines

    A series of guidelines developed to assist farmers and producers in implementing beneficial nutrient management practices. The document also summarizes provincial legislation relating to nutrient plus...

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    Soil Texture and Water Quality

    A factsheet examining the connection between soil texture and soil management practices that protect water quality. plus...

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    Pest Management and Water Quality

    A factsheet describing the impacts that pesticides can have on water quality. The development of an Integrated Pest Management Plan for farms is recommended to reduce risks to the environment. plus...

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    Farm Practices for Dairy Producers in Manitoba

    A booklet that can be ordered which outlines practices and systems related to the storage and handling and disposal of livestock wastes as well as municipal/provincial regulations for livestock plus...

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    Hog Production and Water Quality - Minimizing the Risks

    A factsheet on the proper handling and storage of liquid manure to reduce risks to the environment. plus...

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    Manure Management to Protect Water Quality

    A factsheet on proper manure storage and handling to protect water quality and human and livestock health, with an introduction to manure management planning. plus...

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    Environmental Manual for Alberta Cow/Calf Producers

    These farm practice guidelines were developed for Alberta's cow/calf producers through the co-operation of industry, government and interested stakeholders to create greater awareness and plus...

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    List of Wetlands of International Importance: Annotated Ramsar List

    The basic Ramsar List records the name of each of these "Ramsar Sites", its date of designation, geographical position in-country, surface area, and centre-point coordinates, and it is available in plus...

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    Managing Cow-Calf Operations to Protect Water Quality

    A factsheet with considerations for the management of wintering and feeding areas. Potential contamination of creeks, lakes and dugouts from runoff during snowmelt and heavy rainfall is discussed. plus...

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    Managing Feedlot Runoff to Protect Water Quality

    A factsheet on managing runoff and leaching from manure which can impact water quality. plus...

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    Nutrient Management Planning

    A factsheet describing the impact of nutrients on water quality and explaining how careful management of inputs can mean economic efficiency for producers and improved water quality for others. plus...

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    Agroforestry Development Centre

    The Agri-Environment Services Branch (AESB) Agroforestry Development Centre, formerly known as the Prairie Farm Rehabilitation Administration (PFRA) Shelterbelt Centre, promotes environmental and plus...

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    Agriculture Producers Association of New Brunswick

    The purpose of the Association is to advance the well-being of New Brunswick agriculture. The organization leads the Environmental Farm Plan process in New Brunswick. The Association's web site plus...

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    Case Study: Lower Mosquito Creek Water Users Association

    A case study that shows the development of an agricultural community based organization that has the goal of restoring riparian health and water quality. The group identified agricultural non-point plus...

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    Case Study: Municipal District of Ranchland

    A case study for a community group of ranchers and others on the east slopes who got together to protect the headwaters in their district. The group assessed the entire watershed, and implemented plus...

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    Alberta Beef Producers

    The Alberta Beef Producers (ABP) is an association with the mission of strengthening the sustainability and competitiveness of the Alberta beef industry. plus...

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    Ropin' the Web Portal

    A useful website from the Alberta government with factsheets and links to further information on water quality and other issues affecting farmers and ranchers. plus...

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    Building Community Partnerships: A Guide for Creating Effective Land and Water Stewardship

    A factsheet describing the process of building partnerships with other landowners/ land interests in the community for land and water stewardship.in Alberta. plus...

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    Cows and Fish - Alberta Riparian Habitat Management Program

    The Cows and Fish Program promotes health and productive riparian areas for the benefit of livestock producers, their communities and others who value these vital landscapes. The Cows and Fish plus...

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    Case Study: Upper Little Bow Basin Water Users Association

    A case study, profiling a group of landowners that live and farm along the Little Bow River. The group developed a riparian initiative program as a result of concerns over pollution and plus...

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    A Primer on Water Quality

    A document that describes the effects of agriculture on surface and ground water quality, with case studies from across North America. plus...

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    Alberta Reduced Tillage Linkages

    A website with links to information on direct seeding, residue management strategies, and winter wheat cropping. Includes some case studies. plus...

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    Multispecies Habitat Enhancement Techniques: A Guide to Enhancing Biodiversity on NAWMP Landscapes in Alberta

    A document describing habitat enhancement techniques for riparian, wetland and upland grassland and woodland habitats. Some techniques include grazing management strategies to protect or enhance plus...

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    Cattle Wintering Sites: Managing for Good Stewardship

    A document with tools for managing cattle wintering sites, including information on runoff risks, water supplies, cattle density and feeding area management. Four case studies are included in the plus...

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    Remote Pasture Water Systems for Livestock

    A factsheet with information on alternative watering systems including access ramps, water storage, water hauling, animal operated pasture pumps, pipelines, gas, solar and wind powered pump systems plus...

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    Livestock Watering Systems

    A livestock water system is one important tool available to livestock producers to help them manage their resources to maximize production and protect the environment. A livestock water system can plus...

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    Alternatives to Direct Access Livestock Watering

    A factsheet that discusses management alternatives to direct access watering, from pasture management practices, to remote watering systems. plus...

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    Riparian Area Management

    A factsheet explaining the value of healthy riparian areas, and methods to manage livestock use of the riparian zone while maintaining the integrity of water, soils and vegetation. plus...

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    Water Quality and Riparian Areas

    A factsheet explaining the role of riparian buffers in improving water quality by trapping sediment, reducing erosion, storing nutrients and contaminants. Relates benefits of improved water quality plus...

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    Protecting Your Shorelands for Better Farming and Ranching

    A code of practices for the management of shorelands which pays off in a range of benefits for livestock from cleaner water to better forages, and fish and wildlife habitat. plus...

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    Looking at my Lakeshore: Riparian Health Checklist

    A brief and useful riparian health checklist for lakeshores and wetlands. plus...

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    Looking at my Streambank: Riparian Health Checklist

    A brief riparian health checklist for stream, river, creek banks. plus...

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    Riparian Health Assessment

    Technical riparian health assessment forms and user manual for streams and small rivers, large rivers, and lakes, wetlands and sloughs. Includes an explanation of the Cows and Fish program including plus...

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    Newfoundland and Labrador Environmental Farm Plan

    This workbook will help you analyze your farm in a new way. It asks you to think about your land, your farm buildings, the products you use, and many other things and to rate how each of these things plus...

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    Caring for the Green Zone: Riparian Areas and Grazing Management

    A comprehensive booklet, from the Cows and Fish program, on riparian areas and grazing management with basic information on riparian areas and their importance. Grazing management issues are plus...

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    Alberta Environmental Farm Plan

    The Alberta Environmental Farm Plan program is a voluntary program that helps identify environmental risks on operations and develops a practical plan to reduce those risks. This site provides plus...

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    The Economic, Social and Environmental Value of Wetlands

    A factsheet explaining the values of wetlands and riparian areas, agricultural opportunities and benefits, and a brief summary of what can be done to enhance/protect wetlands. plus...

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    Preserving Water Quality

    This Extension Note identifies some things that can be done to protect the quality and quantity of our water supply. It features information on: The water cycle plus...

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    Buffers Protect the Environment

    This Extension Note describes several kinds of buffers and identifies sources to help you develop buffers on your property. The Note features sections on: Why plant buffers plus...

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    Case Study: The Environmental Farm Plan - A Learning and Planning Tool

    The Rideout family farm is a dairy and cropping operation near Cormack, Newfoundland. This case study describes the many purposes for which the Rideout family uses their Environmental Farm Plan, plus...

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    Riparian Areas: A Users Guide to Health

    A guide to what riparian areas do, the importance of maintaining their health, assessing current status and future management actions. The link to the larger watershed is also discussed. plus...

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    Lakes and Wetlands

    This factsheet provides information on types of lakes and wetlands, their relation to the riparian zone and their importance for biodiversity, water quality and storage. plus...

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    Riparian Areas

    Information on riparian areas, their status in Alberta and their functions as part of the agricultural landscape. plus...

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    Green Source Funding Database

    Environment Canada's Green Source Funding database is designed to help Canadian communities identify sources and resources to fund environmental projects that will benefit our natural plus...

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    Canadian Wildlife Federation

    CWF is dedicated to fostering awareness and appreciation of our natural world. By spreading knowledge of human impacts on the environment, sponsoring research, promoting the sustainable use of plus...

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    Adopt-A-Pond Wetland Conservation Programme

    Adopt-A-Pond Wetland Conservation Programme is a programme of the Toronto Zoo dedicated to protecting and sustaining existing wetlands by involving communities in their local wetlands. plus...

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    On the Living Edge: Your Handbook for Waterfront Living

    Written by and for waterfront residents, this user-friendly handbook provides the practical information you need to enjoy and protect your natural surroundings and investments. Includes plus...

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    The Living By Water Project

    If you're looking for information about the ins and outs of shoreline living, protecting your property, and the role played by healthy shorelines this is the place! Discover why healthy plus...

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    Partners for the Saskatchewan River Basin

    Partners FOR the Saskatchewan River Basin (PFSRB), a non-profit charitable organization, is an alliance of government, industry and individual partners committed to increasing stewardship of the plus...

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    The Dock Primer - A Cottager's Guide

    The Dock Primer: A Cottager's Guide to Waterfront-Friendly Docks is a publication that points both the confirmed do-it-yourselfer and the equally confirmed purchase-it-yourselfer in the direction of plus...

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    Conservator Magazine

    The Conservator informs Ducks Unlimited Canada members about the efforts of DU in habitat conservation. An alternate French version called Conservationniste is available. plus...

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    Nature Conservancy of Canada

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) works to protect Canada?s most threatened natural habitats and the endangered species that call them home. NCC is Canada?s only national charity dedicated to plus...

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    Farm Fencing Systems

    This Factsheet discusses the various fencing systems available, their application and approximate costs. plus...

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    Alternative Livestock Watering Systems

    A factsheet with information on pump systems that obtain their power on site from livestock, flowing water, wind and sun. Pump and supplier information is also provided. plus...

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    EcoAction Community Funding Program

    EcoAction is an Environment Canada funding program that helps groups carry out action-oriented projects that protect or improve the environment in their community. EcoAction projects must benefit the plus...

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    New Brunswick Wetlands Conservation Policy

    The Wetlands Conservation Policy aims at managing human activity on or near wetlands to ensure that critical functions are not compromised. It will also strengthen the government's commitment to plus...

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    Stewardship Canada Web Portal and Network

    The Stewardship Canada web portal and network of provincial hubs are currently being developed. The portal is a one-screen entry to: Directories: of funders, organizations, plus...

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    Dock Design with the Environment in Mind

    This interactive CD-ROM allows the viewer to 'build' a dock while minimizing impacts to eelgrass habitat. Emphasizing the ecological importance of healthy eelgrass meadows, the CD demonstrates how a plus...

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    Wetlands Institute

    The Wetlands Institute is a 7-day hands-on program that educates participants about wetlands stewardship and wetland construction skills. Participants are encouraged to come with a wetland project plus...

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    Stewardship Centre for British Columbia

    The Stewardship Centre for British Columbia improves access to information and advice on conservation and stewardship. Relevant technical information is often scattered in publications, studies, and plus...

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    Land Stewardship Resource Centre

    Similar to other "one-window" services, the Resource Centre is an electronic clearinghouse and free educational referral service. Designed for Albertans, it contains a wealth of information about plus...

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    Wild Species in Canada Report

    The Wild Species in Canada report provides an overview of the status of Canada?s species. It brings the results of Provincial, Territorial, and Federal monitoring efforts onto a single platform for plus...

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    General Motors Canada McLaughlin Bay Wildlife Reserve

    In 1990, General Motors of Canada Limited celebrated the construction of their new "green" Canadian Corporate Headquarters as well as the creation of the McLaughlin Bay Wildlife plus...

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    Living with the Red

    Since the devastating Red River flood of 1997, the International Joint Commission and its binational Task Force have examined methods to reduce or eliminate the impacts of future major floods. plus...

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    Wetland and Riparian Ecosystem Classification Project

    The ecological values ascribed to riparian and wetland areas are numerous. They are recognised as centres of high biodiversity, focal points of wildlife use, important for maintenance of water plus...

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    Guidelines for Controlling Beavers and Preventing Roadway Damage

    This journal article presents a beaver management approach that attempts to balance two points of view: those who enjoy beavers and those who consider them destructive pests. This article plus...

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    Clemson Beaver Pond Leveler

    The Clemson Beaver Pond Leveler was developed to meet two goals. The need to suppress the problem of flooding agricultural and timberlands was paramount. The second goal was to maintain or improve plus...

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    Pitch-in Canada

    Pitch-in Canada is a national non-profit organization founded in 1967 by several volunteers concerned about the proliferation of packaging and its effects on the land and marine environments. plus...

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    Streambank Stewardship Fact Sheets

    The Streambank Stewardship series provides information about issues of importance to rural Saskatchewan landowners. Each fact sheet explains the issue, suggests solutions, and identifies the agencies plus...

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    Nova Scotia Wet Places

    The NS Wet Places series introduces readers to wetland habitats found in Nova Scotia. Each fact sheet highlights a habitat and describes its appearance, ecology and contribution to the environment. plus...

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    Managing Canada Geese in Urban Environments

    Geese are extremely adaptable and may use the food and protection provided by humans in urban landscapes for nesting, raising young, molting, feeding, and resting. This has led to increasing numbers plus...

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    Caring for Shoreline Properties

    This booklet guides landowners to make sound choices that will benefit both you and the lake you enjoy. It describes management practices that can be adopted on lakeshore properties to help plus...

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    Managing Saskatchewan Wetlands: A Landowner's Guide

    This Guide defines wetlands, describes Saskatchewan wetland resources, and provides a three-step plan for developing a wetland management plan for a farm. It also profiles local ranchers and farmers plus...

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    Species at Risk Act

    The Species at Risk Act (SARA) received Royal Assent on December 12, 2002, bringing to close a nine-year legislative process to protect Canada's species at risk and their critical habitat. The plus...

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    Invading Species Website and Hotline

    The Invading Species web site of the Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters (OFAH) features species information on fish, fish parasites, forest pests, invertabrates and plants. It also provides plus...

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    Guidelines for the Use of Explosives In or Near Canadian Fisheries Waters

    The detonation of explosives in or adjacent to fish habitat has been demonstrated to cause disturbance, injury and/or death to fish and marine mammals, and/or the harmful alteration, disruption or plus...

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    Wetlands - USEPA

    America's Wetlands "Wetlands are areas where water covers the soil or is present either at or near the surface of the soil all year or for varying periods of time during the year, including during plus...

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    Habitat Conservation Trust Foundation (British Columbia)

    The Habitat Conservation Trust Foundation was created in 1996 for projects pursuing at least one of the following objectives: conservation or enhancement of biological diversity, plus...

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    Control of Purple Loosestrife in Alberta

    This brief overview of purple loosestrife in Alberta: describes and illustrates purple loosestrife discusses why it is a problem, how it spreads and its environmental impact plus...

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    Principles for Ecological Restoration

    The Watershed Ecology Team of the Office of Wetlands, Oceans and Watersheds has assembled a list of principles that have been critical to the success of a wide range of aquatic resource restoration plus...

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    Managing Nuisance Beavers Along Roadsides

    Beavers cause serious damage to roads across North America, primarily by plugging highway culverts. This booklet provides advice on managing beavers. It: targets highway plus...

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    The Beaver Handbook

    This practical handbook presents methods and ideas for dealing with beaver problems and is designed to improve decision-making and increase cost savings. It: surveys people with hands-on plus...

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    North American Waterfowl Management Plan

    Le Plan nord-américain de gestion de la sauvagine (PNAGS) est un partenariat international qui a pour objet de conserver et protéger les habitats de terres humides et les milieux secs environnants, plus...

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    LandOwner Resource Centre

    The centre is a one-window information shop for landowners, where you can get accurate, impartial, user-friendly information on forestry, agriculture, wildlife, water, soil and any land plus...

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    General Status Ranks of Wild Species in Nova Scotia

    Evaluates the status of wild species to maintain biodiversity and ensure that no species becomes ar risk as a consequence of human activities. Includes: background and plus...

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    Ontario's Species at Risk

    This is an interactive site that provides the current list of species at risk in Ontario. For each species, a brief but authoritative fact sheet describes the biology, conservation status, and a plus...

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    The Alberta Wildlife Status Report Series

    The Alberta Wildlife Status Report Series is an extension of the 1996 Status of Alberta Wildlife review process, and provides comprehensive current summaries of the biological status of selected plus...

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    Endangered Species in British Columbia

    British Columbia is home to tens of thousands of plant and animal species living in a rich diversity of habitats. Many of these species and their habitats are at risk. This site is a gateway to plus...

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    Riparian Management Area Guidebook

    This guidebook helps managers, planners, and field staff comply with the Forest Practices Code of British Columbia Act and to set and achieve the management objectives for riparian management areas plus...

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    Prairie Habitats Inc.

    Prairie Habitats Inc. helps to conserve biological diversity by encouraging the use of locally collected seed in ecological restoration. Prairie Habitats: grows and sells over 100 species plus...

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    Grants and Funding Sources in the Great Lakes Region

    This web site is part of (GLIN), The Great Lakes Information Network Web Site http://www.great-lakes.net. This tool contains a wealth of information on wetland conservation funding sources, plus...

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    Invasive Species in the Great Lakes Region

    This web site is part of (GLIN) The Great Lakes Information Network Web Site http://www.great-lakes.net. It provides information and management recommendations about the following plus...

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    Wetlands in the Great Lakes Region

    This web site is part of (GLIN), The Great Lakes Information Network Web Site http://www.great-lakes.net. This site provides an overview of wetlands in the Great Lakes region and resources plus...

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    NatureServe Canada

    NatureServe Canada advances the goals of the Conservation Data Centres (CDC), Natural Heritage Information Centres (NHIC), Natural Heritage Programs and associated organizations whose mission is to plus...

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    Important Bird Areas of Canada

    The first step in establishing habitat-based priorities in bird conservation is to identify important bird habitat. The designation of a network of sites can help decision-makers focus their efforts plus...

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    Understanding Wetlands: A Wetland Handbook for British Columbia's Interior

    Delesalle, Bruno. 1998. Understanding Wetlands: A Wetland Handbook for British Columbia?s Interior. Ducks Unlimited Canada. Kamloops, BC. 191 p. A general handbook for anyone interested in wetland plus...

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    Natural Resources Canada - Canadian Forest Service

    The Canadian Forest Service (CFS) promotes the sustainable development of Canada's forests and the competitiveness of the Canadian forest sector for the well-being of present and future plus...

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    Manitoba Habitat Heritage Corporation

    Manitoba Habitat Heritage Corporation (MHHC) is a Crown corporation that partners with individual landowners, communities and organizations to conserve, restore and enhance fish and wildlife plus...

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    Wildlife Habitat Canada

    Wildlife Habitat Canada (www.whc.org) is a national, non-profit charitable organization dedicated to building partnerships with landowners, governments, non-government organizations, and industry plus...

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    Streambank Stewardship - Your Guide to Caring for Riparian Areas in Saskatchewan

    This Guide discusses the importance of riparian areas and provides information on the effects of agriculture and urban development. A four-step process helps landowners develop a riparian area plus...

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    Canadian Legislation for Conservation Covenants, Easements and Servitudes

    This report reviews the potential, range and legislative status (as of 1995) of conservation covenants, easements and servitudes that can be used to promote wetland conservation in Canada. It plus...

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    Options for Controlling Beavers on Private Land

    This booklet informs Ontario landowners of their options for living with or controlling beaver activity: discusses the ecological aspects of beavers and their ponds describes plus...

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    Better Wetlands

    This booklet describes practical ways landowners and wetland restoration organizations can maximize the habitat, water quality, aesthetic, educational and personal enjoyment potential of local plus...

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    Biocontrol Insects Feast on Purple Loosestrife

    This brochure discusses the threat that purple loosestrife poses to wetland habitats across North America and the use of insects to control it. profiles one site where beetles plus...

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    Constructed Wetlands and Wastewater Management for Confined Animal Operations

    This booklet is a practical reference for farmers interested in using constructed wetlands as a technology to manage wastewater from confined animal feeding operations. It describes: plus...

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    North American Wetlands Conservation Council (Canada)

    The North American Wetlands Conservation Council (Canada) advises the Minister of the Environment on the development, coordination and implementation of wetland conservation initiatives of plus...

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    Ecological Gifts Program

    Private and corporate landowners in all provinces and territories of Canada can now make donations of ecologically sensitive land, or interests in these lands, without taxation penalties, under this plus...

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    Planting the Seed - A Guide to Establishing Aquatic Plants

    This is a non-technical, how-to booklet for establishing aquatic plants in marsh habitats. The guide describes: how to identify appropriate species for planting plus...

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    Ontario Environmental Farm Plan

    The Environmental Farm Plan (EFP) is a voluntary environmental awareness program delivered by the Farm Community. It helps farmers recognize sensible and practical management techniques through a plus...

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    Purple Loosestrife: What You Should Know, What You Can Do

    This practical, easy-to-understand brochure and web site describe how to identify purple loosestrife, complete with sketches. They provide: helpful hints on how to control plus...

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    Ducks Unlimited Canada

    Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) - Canada's Conservation Company - is a non-profit organization dedicated to conserving wetlands and associated North American waterfowl habitat. DUC has secured over 18 plus...

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    Preserving and Restoring Natural Shorelines: Extension Notes

    This fact sheet provides information on the importance of shoreline vegetation and where you can get help to restore your shoreline and other shorelines in your community. plus...

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    Restoring Shorelines with Willows: Extension Notes

    A straightforward, easy-to-read fact sheet that generally explains: the benefits of planting willows and where to get them how to plant and maintain shoreline willow plus...

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    Invasive Plants of Natural Habitats in Canada

    A report that: discusses the problem of invasive plants of upland and wetland habitats identifies the different types plants reviews plus...

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    Urban Outback-A Guide to Wetland Restoration and Frog-Friendly Backyards

    A guide to design and construction of ponds in your own backyard that: provides background on wetland issues and ecology discusses the ecological basis for wetland restoration plus...

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    Farm Forestry and Habitat Management: Best Management Practices

    This practical tool that: describes the benefits of tree planting on farms answers questions on woodlots, windbreaks, watercourses, wetlands and wildlife plus...

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    Protecting British Columbia's Wetlands: A Citizen's Guide

    This book describes why wetlands are valuable and what laws do to protect wetlands in British Columbia. There are two parts: a primer on the formation and function of wetlands plus...

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    Wetlands and Woodlots

    This booklet provides woodlot owners with: background information on the role of wetlands in the environment, wetland wildlife, and the value of wetlands plus...

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    Handbook for Wetlands Conservation and Sustainability

    Firehock, K., L. Graff, J.V. Middleton, K.D. Starinchak and C. Williams. 1998. Handbook for Wetlands Conservation and Sustainability. Save Our Streams Program, Izaak Walton League of America. plus...

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    Fish and Wildlife Habitat Management: Best Management Practices

    This practical booklet explains how Canadians can create, restore, maintain and enhance fish and wildlife habitats on rural lands. It also provides management tips for dealing with problem wildlife plus...

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    Federal Policy on Wetland Conservation

    The Policy builds wetland conservation into the daily business of the federal government by working through existing programs and regulatory and decision mechanisms. The Policy: plus...