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    Confronting Climate Change in the Great Lakes Region

    Confronting Climate Change in the Great Lakes Region sends a clear message to individuals, industry, and governments that now is the time to take aggressive actions to reduce our heat-trapping plus...

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    The Wise Use of Peatlands

    Produced by the International Mire Conservation Group (MCG) and the International Peat Society (IPS), the manual contains background, principles and detailed guidelines including a framework for 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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    International Peat Society

    The International Peat Society (IPS) is a non-governmental and a non-profit-making organisation the mission of which is to promote wise use of mires, peatlands and peat by advancing scientific, plus...

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    Canadian Sphagnum Peat Moss Association

    Founded in 1988 to promote the benefits of peat moss to horticulturists and home gardeners throughout North America, the Canadian Sphagnum Peat Moss Association is comprised of 18 peat moss plus...

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    Constructed Wetlands in the Sustainable Landscape

    Campbell, C. and M. Ogden. 1999. Constructed Wetlands in the Sustainable Landscape. John Wiley & Sons Canada, Ltd. Toronto, ON. 24 pp. Constructed wetlands are gaining worldwide acceptance as plus...

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    National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy

    The National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy (NRTEE) is an independent advisory body that provides decision makers, opinion leaders and the Canadian public with advice and plus...

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    Environment and Sustainable Development Indicators Initiative

    The Environment and Sustainable Development Indicators (ESDI) Initiative is a three-year multistakeholder program of the National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy, aimed at developing a 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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    Canadian Important Bird Areas On-line Directory

    The On-Line Canadian Important Bird Areas Directory has been developed by Bird Studies Canada, International BirdLife and the Canadian Nature Federation. The Canadian IBA On-Line Directory provides plus...

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    New Brunswick Policy on Peat Mining

    This policy aims at encouraging and stimulating the development of secondary processing in New Brunswick while sustaining the existing employment levels at current peat operations. The policy also plus...

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    Beaver Proof Add On

    The beaver proof add on has been engineered to allow for fish passage, as well as preventing plugged culverts by the eager beaver. The beaver proof add on can be utilized in road systems and plus...

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    Terrain Resource Information Management Program

    Approximately 80% of BC's wetlands are identified on the TRIM maps.The Terrain Resource Information Management Program (TRIM) program is completed as of Dec 17, 1996. The TRIM program produces plus...

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    Federal Water Policy

    The Federal Water Policy contains statements regarding wetlands, indicating that the federal policy is to conserve and enhance Canada's wetlands through short-and long-term actions coordinated with 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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    2001 Report of the Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development

    The report sets out three broad areas of federal activity-the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River basin, managing for sustainable development, and climate change and energy efficiency. The Report 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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    Toward a Canadian Agenda for Ecological Fiscal Reform: First Steps

    This report explores potential strategies to redirect government taxation and expenditure programs to create incentives for supporting the shift to sustainable development. One section examines 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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    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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    Biodiversity Investment Areas: Coastal Wetland Ecosystems

    This project identifies areas of the Great Lakes shoreline that contain high quality faunal habitat that could be identified as Biodiversity Investment Areas (Holland and Reid 1996). In attempting to 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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    Sensitive Ecosystems Inventory

    The purpose of the Sensitive Ecosystems Inventory (SEI) project is to identify remnants of rare and fragile terrestrial ecosystems and to encourage land-use decisions that will ensure the continued plus...

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    Ecological Integrity Assessment and Performance Measures for Wetland Mitigation

    This report outlines an approach to establish performance standards for wetlands mitigation using an adapted version of NatureServe's methodology for conducting ecological integrity assessments. plus...

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    California Rapid Assessment Method (CRAM) for Wetlands and Riparian Habitats

    CRAM was developed as a rapid, scientifically defensible, and repeatable assessment methodology that can be used routinely to assess and monitor the conditions of wetlands and riparian habitats. CRAM 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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    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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    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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    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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    Migratory Birds Environmental Assessment Guideline

    This guideline for conducting environmental impact statements involving migratory birds: provides policy and legislative background identifies information 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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    Great Lakes Sustainability Fund

    The Great Lakes Sustainability Fund (GLSF) is a component of the Great Lakes Program's Great Lakes Basin 2020 Action Plan. The GLSF, which has evolved from the Great Lakes 2000 Cleanup Fund, was plus...

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    Great Lakes Wetlands Conservation Action Plan

    This web site informs users about wetland types and habitats in the Great Lakes Basin, conservation strategies, rehabilitation activities and provides links to other wetland web sites. 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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    Wetland Conservation Policy

    Wetland Policy for Prince Edward Island is intended to complement existing legislation, regulations and operational policies protecting wetlands. All wetlands in P.E.I. currently receive some plus...

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    The Dow Wetlands

    The Dow Wetlands in Sarnia, Ontario, were constructed in an area where soil was removed to cover a nonactive landfill operation. A wetlands contractor and project team worked with local plus...

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    Canada Watershed Maps

    This site provides access to the Canada watershed maps series in digital (.e00) format. The maps include: individual province and territory maps including shoreline, complete Canadian 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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    Identified Wildlife Management Strategy for British Columbia

    The Strategy is part of the Forest Practices Code of British Columbia. It describes best forestry and ranching management practices (BMP) that must be followed in "wildlife habitat areas". These are 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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    Ramsar Sites Database

    The Ramsar Sites Database contains information on wetlands designated as internationally important under the Convention on Wetlands (Ramsar, 1971). These wetlands are commonly known as Ramsar plus...

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    NatureServe Explorer: An On-line Encyclopedia of Life

    NatureServe is a major new web site that provides access to a vast amount of biological and conservation information on more than 50,000 plants, animals, and ecological communities of the United 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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    National Soil Database (NSDB)

    The National Soil Database (NSDB) is the set of digital (Arc Info) files that contain soil, landscape, and climatic data for all of Canada. It serves as the national archive for land resources 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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    Comprehensive Review of Wetland Assessment Procedures

    Bartoldus, Candy C. 1999. A Comprehensive Review of Wetland Assessment Procedures: A Guide for Wetland Practitioners. Environmental Concern Inc. St. Michaels, MD. 196 p. This compendium of plus...

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    Wetlands - Mitigating and Regulating Development Impacts

    Salvesen, David. 1990. Wetlands ? Mitigating and Regulating Development Impacts. The Urban Land Institute. Washington, DC. This book explores many issues in wetland mitigation: plus...

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    Peat and Peatland Resources in Southeastern Ontario

    This document provides a regional overview of peatland resources in southeastern Ontario. 759 peatlands greater than 100 ha in size that were identified in southeastern Ontario and assessed for their plus...

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    National Air Photo Library

    The National Air Photo Library's collection covers most of Canada. Their standard product is a 25cm x 25cm (10" x 10") vertical aerial photograph contact print. Most photographs are monochrome (black plus...

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    Distribution et Description des Tourbières de la Moyenne-et-Basse-Côte Nord

    This report describes the peatland resources of southeastern Quebec in terms of the peatland region, type, percent coverage, distribution and vegetation composition. The report is complete with plus...

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    Distribution of Wetlands in the St. Lawrence Plain

    This project mapped wetlands along the St. Lawrence River to establish a wetland monitoring program. Fifty-five classes of wetlands, most characterized by the dominant species, were identified. The plus...

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    Peat and Peatland Resources in Northeastern Ontario

    1500 peatlands greater than 100 ha in size were identified in northeastern Ontario and assessed for their potential as sources of material for conventional horticultural uses and non-conventional plus...

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    Prince Edward Island Wetland Inventory (2009)

    An update of the 2000 wetland inventory to identify missed or incorrectly classified wetlands. plus...

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    Nova Scotia Wetland Inventory

    In 2000, the Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources (NSDNR) replaced the 1982 hardcopy 1:50,000 scale wetland inventory maps with a digital inventory based upon visual interpretation and plus...

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    Evaluation of Nova Scotia's Peatland Resources

    This report presents results of a five-year peatland inventory carried out to evaluate the potential of Nova Scotia?s peatland resource to support a fuel peat industry. It provides basic information plus...

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    Constructed Stormwater Wetlands

    This is a practical, reference guide to designing stormwater wetlands (constructed wetlands designed to improve stormwater quality) in the mid-Atlantic region: discusses four plus...

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    Chance Foundation System

    The Chance Foundation System is a technology for transferring the weight of walkways, buildings or bridges to the underlying soils with minimal disturbance to the surface environment, enabling plus...

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    Wetlands and Aquatic Ecosystem

    Wetlands, watersheds, and coastlines are vital parts of the natural ecosystem and require careful planning to avoid, minimize, and mitigate damage to them as a result of transportation projects. FHWA plus...

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    Constructed Wetlands for Wastewater Treatment and Wildlife Habitat

    This is a review of 17 case studies from across the United States of exemplary constructed and natural wetlands that have been either created, enhanced or restored to improve the quality of urban plus...

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    National Parks Act

    This Act authorizes the Minister of Canadian Heritage to acquire and manage lands as National Parks and marine areas as National Marine Conservation Areas. Ecological integrity is identified as the plus...

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    Canada Wildlife Act

    This Act authorizes the Minister of the Environment to conserve and manage wildlife including wild plants, animals and their habitat. The Act allows for the establishment of ?National Wildlife Areas? plus...

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    Canada Oceans Act

    This Act authorizes the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans to manage Canada?s estuarine, coastal and marine ecosystems. It allows for the establishment of Marine Protected Areas (MPA) that can be plus...

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    Migratory Birds Convention Act

    This Act implements the Cananda-US Convention for the protection of migratory birds. Together with its regulations, the Act: authorizes the establishment, control and management of plus...

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    Canadian Environmental Assessment Act

    The Canadian Environmental Assessment Act (CEAA) sets out the responsibilities and procedures for environmental assessment of projects involving the federal government. The Act applies to projects plus...

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    Fish Habitat Conservation and Protection - What the Law Requires

    Informs landowners of their obligations under the Fisheries Act and suggests how to fulfill them. Describes: what the law requires what landowners should plus...

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    Policy for the Management of Fish Habitat

    Guides the implementation of the habitat conservation and protection provisions of the Fisheries Act: describes the ?No-Net-Loss? principle to habitat conservation 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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    Wetland Planting Guide for the Northeastern United States

    Thunhorst, G.A (Illustrated by D.R. Briggs and B.E. Slattery). 1993. Wetland Planting Guide for the Northeastern United States: Plants for Wetland Creation, Restoration and Enhancement. Environmental plus...

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    Wetlands for Treatment of Mine Drainage

    A web site that: describes how wetlands can clean up contaminated mine water, including acid mine drainage provides examples/case studies discusses the environmental plus...

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    Managing Roads for Wet Meadow Ecosystem Recovery

    United States Department of Agriculture. 1996. Managing Roads for Wet Meadow Ecosystem Recovery. Report FHWA-FLP -96-016. United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service Southwestern Region. plus...

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    Protecting Natural Wetlands - Stormwater Best Management Practices

    This report describes best management practices to protect wetland functions from urban stormwater discharges and other diffuse sources of runoff. It discusses the benefits, limitations, and plus...

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    Treatment Wetlands: Theory and Implementation

    This book provides scientific and operational information on treatment wetlands technologies to entry-level practitioners. Contents include: an introduction to wetlands for plus...

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    Prince Edward Island Watercourse and Wetland Alteration Guidelines

    This document provides detailed guidelines, mitigation techniques, and regulations for planning or reviewing a proposed watercourse alteration, on a project-type basis. A comprehensive set of plus...

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    Ontario Wetland Evaluation System

    The OWES is a science-based system that is used to evaluate and rank the relative value of wetlands. The ministry's OWES manuals are technical guidance documents that use scientific criteria to plus...

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    Wastewater and Stormwater Applications of Wetlands in Canada

    Pries, J.H. 1994. Wastewater and Stormwater Applications of Wetlands in Canada. North American Wetlands Conservation Council (Canada). Sustaining Wetlands Issues Paper, No 1994-1. Ottawa, ON. 66 plus...

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    Wetland Evaluation Guide

    This workbook helps decision-makers to consider wetland functions centrally in the project decision process by: identifying the benefits provided by a wetland plus...

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    Canadian Peat Harvesting and the Environment

    This booklet contains an overview of Canada's wetlands and the horticultural peat industry. It: reviews general and site-specific issues related to peatland development provides 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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    CSPMA Preservation and Reclamation Policy

    The Canadian Sphagnum Peat Moss Association’s Preservation and Reclamation Policy sets out procedures for opening a bog, harvesting a bog and closing a bog. It calls for the: plus...

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    Conserving Wetlands in Managed Forests

    This paper describes: the role of wetlands in the forested regions of Canada potential impacts of forestry practices on wetland ecosystems measures to remedy, prevent or plus...

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    Ontario Provincial Policy Statement

    Section 2.1 of the Provincial Policy Statement (Natural Heritage Policies) protects natural heritage features and areas, including significant wetlands, from incompatible development. Development and plus...

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    Manitoba Water Policies

    The Manitoba Water Policies ensure the sustainable development of Manitoba's water resources, including wetlands. The seven objectives focus water quality, conservation, use and allocation, water plus...

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    Wetlands Environmental Assessment Guideline

    This guide should be followed when a proposed project is expected to affect wetlands of federal jurisdiction, or when a non-federal wetland may be affected by projects triggering an environmental 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...