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  • Bonne pratiques agroenvironnementales

    Ce document présente un éventail de bonnes pratiques susceptibles pour améliorer la performance environnementale des entreprises agricoles. plus...

  • Guide des Pratiques de conservation en grandes cultures

    Ce guide a été réalisé dans le but de faire connaître des méthodes de gestion des cultures et des sols contribuant à maintenir les sols en bonne condition et à limiter les impacts 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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    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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    Flow: The Essentials of Environmental Flows

    IUCN and its Water and Nature Initiative have published a very handy new guide to "environmental flows" -- the "water regimes provided within a river, wetland or coastal zone to plus...

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    Environmental Water Requirements to Maintain Estuarine Processes

    The purpose of this report is to present and explain a method of determining appropriate levels of environmental flows to Australian estuaries. Although the geographic extent of an estuary within a plus...

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    Environmental Water Requirements of Groundwater Dependent Ecosystems

    This report deals with the three main stages in the process of allocating groundwater to meet the needs of dependent ecosystems. The report also proposes a policy framework for this process that plus...

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    The Dos and Don'ts of Wetland Construction

    Garbisch, Edgar. W. 2003. The Dos and Don'ts of Wetland Construction: Creation, Restoration and Enhancement. Environmental Concern Inc. St. Michaels, Maryland. Based on 30 years of experience, plus...

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    Environmental Water Requirements to Maintain Wetlands of National and International Importance

    This report describes a framework for determining environmental water allocations for wetlands of international and national significance. It incorporates the determination of management objectives plus...

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    Bibliography of Wetland Creation and Restoration Literature

    Kevin Erwin, joint Co-ordinator of the Wetlands International Wetland Restoration Specialist Group, compiled this bibliography. It includes over 1,000 citations published up to 1996 on the plus...

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    Ramsar Toolkit, Third Edition

    The 'Ramsar Toolkit' embodies most of the guidelines that have been adopted by the Conference of the Contracting Parties (at COP7 and COP8) to assist wetland managers, national authorities, and 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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    Comprehensive Management Plan for Lake St. Clair

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Great Lakes Commission are leading a binational project that will develop a comprehensive management plan for Lake St. Clair and the St. Clair River. The plus...

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    Source to Tap: Protecting Our Water Quality

    Water is not just for drinking - water is for every living thing! Welcome to the Source to Tap section of the CCME website, where you can learn about protecting Canada's water quality. 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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    Significant Wildlife Habitat Technical Guide

    Significant Wildlife Habitat has been identified as one of the natural heritage feature areas under the Ontario Provincial Policy Statement (PPS, section 2.3.1). The Significant Wildlife Habitat 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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    Predicting Wetland Score: Is it Wet? Is it Significant?

    In 1992, Ontario implemented a new policy to provide protection for wetlands in the province. Under the new policy, all developments in or around wetlands must "have regard" for provincially 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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    Ontario Natural Heritage Information Centre

    The Natural Heritage Information Centre compiles, maintains and provides information on rare, threatened and endangered species and spaces in Ontario. This information is stored in a central 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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    Putting an Economic Value on Wetlands - Concepts, Methods and Considerations

    Canada's ecosystems and the biological diversity they support are natural assets which make significant contributions to the national economy. Functional ecosystems represent natural capital upon plus...

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    Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement

    In 1972, Canada and the United States signed the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement (GLWQA) in recognition of the urgent need to improve environmental conditions in the Great Lakes. The 1972 GLWQA plus...

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    Biodiversity Conservation of the World's Lakes: A Preliminary Framework

    This report suggests a preliminary methodology for identifying lakes, out of approximately five million that exist worldwide, with the most significant biodiversity in order to maximize the value of 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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    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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    Beyond the Pipe

    A compilation and review of international scientific evidence regarding the link between watershed features - such as wetlands and riparian buffer zones - and water quality and water quantity. The 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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    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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    Water and Canada: Preserving a Legacy for People and the Environment

    Canada has substantial water resources and a range of water resource management challenges. Many actions to meet these challenges reflect the increasing use of integrated water resource management 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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    Canadian Wetland Classification System

    The National Wetlands Working Group produced this Classification System to provide: an introduction to wetland hydrology: provides background on the hydrogeomorphic setting of 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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Guidebook for Creating Wetland Interpretation Sites

    Kusler, Jon A. No date. A Guidebook for Creating Wetland Interpretation Sites. Association of State Wetland Managers. Berne, New York. 134 p. A single source of information for local governments, plus...

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    Ecosystem Initiatives

    Ecosystem initiatives are a set of strategic plans that address environmental, economic, and social concerns at the regional and local levels. The Initiatives are characterized by: 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Economic Valuation of Wetlands: A Guide for Policy Makers and Planners

    This book describes why and how to value the economic contributions of wetlands: explains the role of valuation in decision-making helps assess the net plus...

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    An Approach to Improving Decision Making in Wetland Restoration and Creation

    Kentula, M.E., R.P. Brooks, S.E. Gwin, C.C. Holland, A.D. Sherman, and J.C. Sifneos. 1993. An Approach to Improving Decision Making in Wetland Restoration and Creation. CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL. plus...

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    Wetland Evaluation Technique

    The Wetland Evaluation Technique (WET) was designed primarily for the initial, rapid assessment of wetland functions and values. WET also assesses the suitability of wetland habitat for waterfowl and 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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    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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    No Net Loss: Implementing No Net Loss Goals to Conserve Wetlands in Canada

    This report reviews North American experience in implementing no net loss (NNL) and recommends an approach to implementing NNL in Canada. Appendix summarizes NNL implementation procedures in selected 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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    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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    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...