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    Shubenacadie Wildlife Park

    Within the Shubenacadie (pronounced "Shoo-ben-ack-a-dee") Wildlife Park's 40 hectares is all the wonder and excitement hundreds of thousands of visitors have enjoyed over the years. Native plus...

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    The Ark

    Published three times a year, The Ark is NCC's newsletter and contains up-to-date information on our projects and properties. It also features stunning photography from some of Canada's best wildlife plus...

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    Green Municipal Fund

    The Green Municipal Fund (GMF) offers a range of resources and services that specifically address the sustainable community development needs of municipal governments. The Fund provides plus...

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    Valuing wetlands: Guidance for Valuing the Benefits Derived from Wetland Ecosystem Service

    Economic valuation of ecosystems is a rapidly developing discipline, and there are now many different methods available for undertaking different aspects and purposes of wetland valuation. This plus...

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    International Institute for Sustainable Development

    The world is challenged by a changing climate, biodiversity loss, abject poverty and environmental degradation. What can make a difference? Good ideas. Creativity. Passion. Innovation. The plus...

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    State Wetland Protection: Status, Trends & Model Approaches

    State Wetland Protection: Status, Trends & Model Approaches is the final report of a 50-state study that described and analyzed seven "core" components of state wetland programs: state plus...

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    National Report of Canada for Convention on Wetlands COP10

    Canada's National Report prepared for the 10th Meeting of the Conference of the Contracting Parties to the Convention on Wetlands (Ramsar, Iran, 1971), on the implementation of the Ramsar Convention. plus...

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    Ecosystem Marketplace

    The Ecosystem Marketplace seeks to become the world's leading source of information on markets and payment schemes for ecosystem services; services such as water quality, carbon sequestration and plus...

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    Building Biodiversity Business

    This report is the fruit of collaboration between IUCN and Shell International Limited, which aim to identify potential market-based mechanisms and new business opportunities to conserve plus...

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    Environment Canada reviews duck stamp program

    Environment Canada is currently considering the future of the Wildlife Habitat Conservation Stamp and the management of the related revenues for habitat conservation, particularly for migratory plus...

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    "From Our Treehouse To You" and "Native Plant Program"

    Agri-environmental programs to help the environment. plus...

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    Wetland Classification and Habitats at Risk in British Columbia

    The British Columbia Ministry of Forests is developing a practical classification system for British Columbia'swetland and riparian ecosystems. The project has identified a diversity of wetland and plus...

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    International Migratory Bird Day

    International Migratory Bird Day celebrates the incredible journeys of migratory birds between their breeding grounds in North America and their wintering grounds in Mexico, Central, and South plus...

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    American Wetlands Month

    May is American Wetlands Month, a time when EPA and our partners in federal, state, tribal, local, non-profit, and private sector organizations celebrate the vital importance of wetlands to the plus...

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    Canada's watersheds: The demographic basis for an urban-rural dialogue

    A study grouping Canada's watersheds according to the share of "census rural" residents to profile the pattern of rural versus urban populations. The paper links rural water stewardship to urban plus...

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    Protecting Water Resources with Higher Density Development

    A publication outlining recommendations on community development for water resource protection. Scenario modeling is used to look at development density at three scales: one acre level, lot level, plus...

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    Handbook for Developing Watershed Plans to Restore and Protect our Waters

    A handbook for communities, watershed organizations and local, state and federal government agencies on the development and implementation of watershed plans to meet water quality standards and plus...

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    Centre for Watershed Protection Wetlands

    A website connecting wetlands to watershed management that provides a variety of tools, publications, and project information. Technical tools are available focusing on: - Watershed management: plus...

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    Manitoba Environmental Farm Plan Program

    The program provides producers with technical assistance and guidance to perform an environmental assessment of their farm operation outlining their risks and benefits, and develop an action plan to plus...

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    Canada-Yukon Environmental Farm Plan Program

    The program provides producers with technical assistance to: • perform an environmental assessment of their farm operation outlining risks and benefits, and • develop an plus...

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    A Wetland Conservation Policy for Prince Edward Island

    A description of wetland policy objectives, statements, goals and guiding principles for PEI. The document also provides information on: - current legislation, regulations and guidelines plus...

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    Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin Sustainable Water Resource Agreement

    An agreement between Quebec, Ontario and the eight Great Lakes States to collectively protect these shared waters. The agreement defines sustainable development objectives, protection of shared plus...

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    State of the Watershed Reporting Framework

    A framework developed to assist stakeholder groups, citizens and businesses in improving decision making regarding water conservation and use. The framework uses a standardized set of indicators that plus...

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    Conservation Effects Assessment Project

    The Conservation Effects Assessment Project (CEAP) began in 2003 as a multi-agency effort to quantify the environmental benefits of conservation practices used by private landowners participating in plus...

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    Policy Horizons Canada

    Policy Horizons Canada (formerly the Policy Research Initiative) is a dynamic organization within the federal government that focuses on serving the deputy minister community, providing them with the plus...

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    UNESCO-IHE On-Line Water Education Courses

    The UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education has developed eight on-line water education courses with the goal of providing flexible and convenient distance learning. Course topics include: plus...

  • Club Conseils en Agrienvironnement

    The Clubs Conseils en Agroenvironnement deliver the Environmental Farm Plan Program in Quebec. This program provides farmers and ranchers with the opportunity to assess environmental opportunities plus...

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    British Columbia Environmental Farm Plan Program

    The BC Environmental Farm Program provides farmers and ranchers with the opportunity to assess environmental opportunities and risks on their own land. The program is confidential and voluntary and plus...

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    Classification of Wetlands and Deepwater Habitats of the United States

    This classification, to be used in a new inventory of wetlands and deepwater habitats of the United States, is intended to describe ecological taxa, arrange them in a system useful to resource plus...

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    The Great Lakes Conservation Blueprint for Biodiversity

    The Great Lakes Conservation Blueprint for Biodiversity is a shared vision for natural heritage conservation from the Nature Conservancy of Canada and the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources. The plus...

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    State of Eastern Ontario's Forests

    The State of Eastern Ontario's Forests Website is a living document. Additions and enhancements are made on a regular basis with significant updates appearing monthly in the Update newsletter. plus...

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    Shoreline Event and Activity Manual

    This guide provides examples of existing annual events, along with a variety of ideas for building new activities. The guide describes detailed steps relating to:• raising awareness and plus...

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    Community-Based Watershed Management Handbook

    This handbook describes innovative approaches to watershed management based on the experiences of the 28 National Estuary Program sites. Useful information is provided regarding citizen involvement plus...

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    Protecting What Sustains Us: Ontario's Biodiversity Strategy

    Ontario's biodiversity strategy outlines 37 actions and six strategic directions to protect biodiversity. Broad actions for government, non-government and private sector organizations are recommended plus...

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    Biodiversity, Ecology, and Ecosystem Services - Impact Assessment Considerations/Approaches

    This document was produced by the International Association for Impact Assessment to help practitioners integrate biodiversity into impact assessment. The principles outlined in the document are plus...

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    Remedial Action Plan Resources – A Virtual Library

    This library contains information on the Great Lakes Areas of Concern in Canada and the United States. Specific resources include: Area of Concern Remedial Action Plan documents, resources for plus...

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    Yukon Environmental and Socio-economic Assessment Board

    YESAB was established under the Yukon Environmental and Socio-economic Assessment Act (YESAA), which came into full force November 28, 2005. YESAA. The Act sets out a process to assess the plus...

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    The Peat Portal

    The Peat Portal is an international website to promote the conservation and protection of the world's peatlands. plus...

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    The State of Federal Protected Areas for Wildlife (SOFPAW) Report

    A Canadian Wildlife Service Report on the ecological integrity of Canada's National Wildlife Areas and Migratory Bird Sanctuaries. This report identifies the most threatened sites throughout the CWS plus...

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    The Boreal in the Balance: Securing the future of Canada's Boreal Region

    This Canadian Boreal Initiative report is the first-ever national report to examine the status of boreal conservation activities related to land use planning, Aboriginal rights, protected areas, plus...

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    The Society for Ecological Restoration International

    The Society for Ecological Restoration International is a non-profit organization of individuals and organizations who are actively engaged in ecologically-sensitive repair and management of plus...

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    Project WET

    Project WET is an international, interdisciplinary, water education program for formal and non-formal educators of kindergarten to grade 12 students intended to supplement existing curriculum. The plus...

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    Eastern Habitat Joint Venture in Ontario

    This EHJV website includes details on the North American Waterfowl Management Plan, descriptions of priority landscapes, related policy and initiatives, and even a waterfowl quiz! plus...

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    Climate Change and Water Quality in the Great Lakes Basin

    This comprehensive report includes: Background on the climate change issue; The water quality board's advice to the International Joint Commission; plus...

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    The Value of Natural Capital in Settled Areas of Canada

    This report urges governments to develop a system that puts a price tag on the services nature provides in our settled areas, before it is too late. Four case studies for the report, in British plus...

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    Guide to the Management of Tailings Facilities

    The Guide was developed as an extension of MAC's Environmental Policy and Environmental Management Framework, specifically applied to tailings management. It encourages mining companies to practise plus...

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    The Regulatory Roadmaps Project

    The Regulatory Roadmaps Project is a jointly sponsored initiative of Government Regulatory Agencies and the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers. The Project prepares comprehensive Guides to plus...

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    Environmental Assessment - Construction and Operation of the Cigar Lake Uranium Mine

    The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) has received notice from Cameco Corporation of its intent to apply for authorization to construct a mining facility at the Cigar Lake site in northern plus...

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    Local Environment Website of the Cree First Nations of Eastern James Bay and Cree Regional Authority

    The Local Environment Resource Website is a pilot resource website designed to facilitate the work of the Local Environment Administrators (LEAs) in the Cree Communities of the James Bay Territory. plus...

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    SEFA Follow-up Data Bank

    SEFA consists of a bank of reference documents concerning environmental follow-up (monitoring). The objective of the bank is to make known the existence of these documents. More than 340 documents plus...

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    Geoconnections

    GeoConnections is a national partnership initiative working to build the Canadian Geospatial Data Infrastructure (CGDI), which will make Canada's geospatial databases, tools and services readily plus...

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    British Columbia Environmental Assessment Office

    The Environmental Assessment Office (EAO) is a neutral provincial agency that coordinates assessment of the impacts of major development proposals in British Columbia. Environmental, economic, plus...

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    Environmental Impact Assessment in New Brunswick

    The objective of this website is to summarize the main components of New Brunswick's EIA process and the requirements of Regulations. plus...

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    Assessment of the Aquatic Effects of Mining in Canada (AQUAMIN)

    A program set up to examine the effectiveness of the 1997 Metal Mining Liquid Effluent Regulations by assessing existing information on aquatic effects of mining in Canada. Recommendations and key plus...

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    Northwest Territories Species Monitoring InfoBase

    A compendium of referenced information summarized to help rank the status of species in the NWT. The database is updated on an ongoing basis with a status report produced every 5 years (NWT Species plus...

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    National Energy Board

    An independent federal agency that regulates several aspects of Canada's energy industry with the purpose of promoting public safety, environmental protection, and economic efficiency. The mandate plus...

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    Information Services Corporation of Saskatchewan

    An agency providing development, management and distribution of geographically referenced information in Saskatchewan. The agency acts as the custodian of Geomatics public infrastructure including 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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    Guide on Biodiversity and Environmental Assessment

    A guide providing general information for practitioners in considering biodiversity in environmental assessment. The guide suggests useful information sources and legislation, and outlines plus...

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    Environmental Assessment Best Practice for Wildlife at Risk in Canada

    A practitioners guide that outlines the general responsibilities for considering wildlife at risk in environmental assessment in Canada. The guide outlines best practices to consider at various EA plus...

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    Environmental Impact Assessment - New Brunswick

    A general overview of environmental impact assessment in New Brunswick with information on: projects, EIA process and registration, sector guidelines, comprehensive reviews, determinations and plus...

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    World Bank - Biodiversity and Environmental Assessment Toolkit

    It is now more vital than ever that natural habitats are systematically assessed and evaluated as part of the cost and benefit analysis of development programs and projects. There is an increasingly plus...

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    Oil and Gas Development Survey Guidelines - Saskatchewan Crown Agriculture and Resource Land

    A brief outline of survey guidelines for oil and gas development, with considerations for Provincial Forest, Provincial Parks and Wildlife Development Fund land. plus...

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    Saskatchewan Environment - Environmental Assessment

    A brief overview of Saskatchewan's Environmental Assessment Act which authorizes Saskatchewan Environment to review the potential environmental effects of a proposed development. Definition of plus...

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    Mackenzie Valley Environmental Impact Review Board - Public Registry Documents

    A public registry of key current, and completed and accepted environmental assessments in the region. plus...

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    Mackenzie Valley Environmental Impact Review Board

    This site provides an introduction to the Mackenzie Valley Resource Management Act which was implemented by the federal government to provide northerners decision-making participation and plus...

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    International Association for Impact Assessment

    The International Association for Impact Assessment is a forum for advancing innovation, development and communicication of best practice in impact assessment. Their web site posts information about plus...

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    Considering Aboriginal Traditional Knowledge in Environmental Assessments

    A document outlining voluntary principles providing general guidance on the consideration of Aboriginal traditional knowledge in environmental assessment under the Canadian Environmental plus...

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    Resources for Environmental Assessment Professionals

    A website for industry representatives and other private sector professionals who are planning projects that may be subject to the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act. Information is plus...

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    Canadian Environmental Assessment Registry

    The Canadian Environmental Assessment Registry provides basic information on federal environmental assessments starting in November 2003. It also contains several search tools to help find plus...

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    Agri-environmental Resource Guide - V. Habitat Management

    Information on windbreaks, natural fencerows, woodland management, reforestation and other methods of habitat management. plus...

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    Newfoundland and Labrador AgriFoods

    The department responsible for agricultural resources in the province. plus...

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    Environmental Guidelines for Poultry Producers

    A resource for poultry producers with information on environmental legislation and regulations as they relate to site selection and manure management. plus...

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    Agri-environmental Resource Guide - II. Soil Erosion

    Information on windbreaks, crop rotation, tillage patterns and other management practices for controlling erosion. plus...

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    Environmental Guidelines for Horticultural Producers

    A reference source for horticultural producers with information on environmental legislation and regulations, as well as best management practices to prevent water pollution. Includes information on plus...

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    Pesticide Management - New Brunswick

    This fact sheet explains which level of government oversees the different aspects of pesticides management, and outlines the legislation and guidelines that apply in New Brunswick. It provides plus...

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    Environmental Guidelines for Livestock Producers

    A guide for livestock producers with information relating to environmental regulations and legislation along with best management practices for: site selection, livestock watering, controlling runoff plus...

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    Saskatchewan Environmental Farm Plan

    The Saskatchewan Environmental Farm Plan program helps producers to develop their own action plans, provides technical advice and assistance, and identifies management practices that help reduce plus...

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    Feedlot Runoff Treatment Demonstration Project

    A case study profiling the use of aeration and wetlands to remove phosphorous, ammonia and organic matter from runoff. plus...

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    Evaluation of Artificial Wetlands for Filtering of Agricultural Waste Waters

    A case study demonstrating the use of artificial wetland technology for waste treatment on farms. plus...

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    New Brunswick's Watershed Protected Area Designation

    Provides a gateway to Understanding the Law - A Guide to New Brunswick's Watershed Protected Area Designation Order Information on the importance of plus...

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    Treatment of Milkhouse Effluent

    Briefly describes some solutions to the problem of milkhouse effluent, including reducing wastewater to be treated, disposal with manure system, separate holding tanks, tile fields, modified tile plus...

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    Alternate Livestock Watering Systems for Pastures and Feedlots

    Various options exist for producers to improve the way livestock receive water in their pastures or feedlots on Prince Edward Island. Watering systems vary between the inexpensive, but require more plus...

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    Code of Practice: Watering Livestock While On Pasture - FAQs

    The code of practice is mandatory plan of action implemented by livestock producers to fully eliminate access of pastured livestock to all watercourses on Prince Edward Island. It is based on the plus...

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    Agricultural Crop Rotation Act

    The purpose of the Agricultural Crop Rotation Act is to maintain and improve ground and surface water quality, maintain and improve soil quality, and to preserve soil productivity. plus...

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    Provincial Sales Tax Rebate on Farm Structures with Environmental Benefit

    The program will provide a rebate of provincial sales tax for building supplies used in the construction of identified farm structures with environmental benefit. plus...

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    Diseases, Insects & Weeds

    Information to assist farmers control common farm and household diseases and pests. plus...

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    Model Farm Lease Agreement and Farm Use Assessment Information

    A model farm lease agreement provides land owners with information to assist them in dealing with their environmental responsibility on land which they lease. plus...

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    Integrated Pest Management

    Learn how to help suppresss pests effectively, economically and in an environmentally sound manner using intergrated pest management practices. plus...

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    Soil & Water Conservation

    Information on farming practices that are used for soil and water conservation. plus...

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    Guidelines for Manure Management for Prince Edward Island

    Manure management systems and practices which will reduce the risk of pollution and minimize odours. plus...

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    Nutrient Management Planning - Prince Edward Island

    Information and links on nutrient management. The aim is to optimize crop yield and quality, minimize input costs and protect soil and water. plus...

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    Agriculture Biologique: Sol-fertilisation

    Documents concernant l'amendements organiques, la fertilisation, la science des sols, et la planification des rotations. plus...

  • Agriculture biologique: Compostage

    Une liste de documents et sites web concernant les méthodes de compostage sur la ferme. plus...

  • 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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    Pesticide Management - Prince Edward Island

    Information on the use, handling, and regulations regarding pesticides. plus...

  • Le programme Prime-Vert

    Le MAPAQ a labor ce programme d'aide pour soutenir les exploitations agricoles dans la conservation et la mise en valeur des ressources, et aussi pour les aider se conformer aux normes plus...

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    Ontario Ministry of Agriculture Food and Rural Affairs - Regional Offices

    A website with links to local OMAFRA offices. plus...

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    Prince Edward Island Environmental Farm Plan Initiative

    Environmental Farm Plans are documents prepared by individual farm managers and their families to help identify areas of potential environmental risks on their farm. plus...

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    Coyote Management in Prince Edward Island

    Recommendations as to how the coyote population on Prince Edward Island should be managed. 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...

  • CDAQ Projets financés

    Le CDAQ soutient financièrement de nombreux projets par le biais de ses programmes. La liste permet de consulter la fiche résumé de chacun de ces projets. plus...

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    Guides techniques: Aménagement des boisés et terres privés pour la faune

    Ce guide s'adresse aux propriétaires de boisés ou à tout autre intervenant qui doit installer une traverse de cours d'eau en forêt privée. plus...

  • Programme d'aide

    Tout organisme public ou privé et toute association ou corporation peut soumettre une demande d'aide financière pour améliorer la qualité de l'habitat aquatique, pour améliorer la productivité 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...

  • Action et engagement... pour une agriculture durable

    En agriculture, la pollution prend deux formes: la pollution ponctuelle et la pollution diffuse. La pollution ponctuelle se caractrise par des rejets directs bien localiss. La pollution diffuse plus...

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    Prince Edward Island - Farm Best Management Practices

    Practical guidelines drawn from research and on-farm experience. The guidelines reflect relevant regulatory requirements and approved guidelines. 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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    British Columbia Agriculture Council

    The British Columbia Agriculture Council (BCAC) delivers programming to producers under the Canada-British Columbia Environmental Farm Plan (EFP) program. In addition to the plus...

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    Burns Bog Conservation Society website

    Burns Bog is the largest raised peat bog on the west coast of North America. It is an excellent example of a self-sustaining ecosystem that contains an impressive diversity of wildlife and 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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    New Brunswick Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Aquaculture: Community Offices

    The department provides technical advice to farmers in areas such as water management, irrigation, land development, cranberry development and environmental stewardship. This web page provides 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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    Directory of Wetlands of International Importance

    This is an on-line information resource about Wetlands of International Importance. It features (multiple format) descriptions of Ramsar Sites linked to interactive maps of the Contracting 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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    Designing Tree Plantings for Wildlife

    A factsheet on designing tree plantings for wildlife habitat with information on habitat enhancement, planting design for shelterbelts, block planting, bluff planting and riparian enhancement, and 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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    Our Green Agenda

    Provides an overview of the Environmental Farm Planning process in the Atlantic Region and a vision of a sustainable industry. The report describes environmental challenges in agriculture 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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    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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    Alberta Agriculture, Food and Rural Development

    This Government of Alberta ministry is responsible for industry growth, rural sustainability and safety net funding. Rural sustainability involves the maintenance or improvement of Alberta's air, 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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    Canadian Cattlemen's Association

    CCA is the only national association representing the interests of Canada's 90,000 beef producers. The website features information about the organization, about the industry, for producers, and on 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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    World Water Monitoring Challenge

    World Water Monitoring Challenge™ is an international education and outreach program that builds public awareness and involvement in protecting water resources around the world by engaging citizens 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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    Crops, Creeks and Sloughs: Managing Riparian Areas in and around Cropland

    A factsheet that shows the positive benefit of riparian areas on crops. Cropping practices to consider in and around riparian areas are discussed including grassed waterways, hay forage, 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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    Strategic Framework for the List of Wetlands of International Importance

    The purpose of the Strategic Framework is to provide a clearer view, or vision, of the long-term targets or outcomes which the Convention is seeking to achieve through the Ramsar List. Guidance 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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    The Langara Wetland Project

    This wetland education Internet site helps students to learn about nitrogen, energy, carbon and hydrological cycles in wetlands through text and animation, or to use an interactive time line to plus...

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    Improving Local Decision-Making through Community Based Monitoring: Toward a Canadian Community Monitoring Network

    This report summarizes the results of a two year research study to test and refine a framework for community-based monitoring which informs policy making. The research describes approaches tested by plus...

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    Put ecosystem to work: Restoring wetlands, managing watersheds could save Lake Winnipeg

    As concerns rise over what to do about rising levels of phosphorus in Lake Winnipeg, the Director of Sustainable Natural Resources Management for IISD, Henry David Venema, offers natural ecosystem 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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    Wings over Water: Canada's Waterbird Conservation Plan

    Wings Over Water (WOW) outlines the steps needed to conserve a broad array of species of seabirds, inland colonial waterbirds, marshbirds and other water-related species. The four goals of plus...

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    Criteria for Identifying Wetlands of International Importance

    As adopted by the Conference of the Contracting Parties to the Convention on Wetlands (Ramsar, Iran, 1971) to guide implementation of Article 2.1 on designation of Ramsar sites. Group A plus...

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    Temporal Relations Between Marsh Bird and Amphibian Annual Population Indices and Great Lakes Water Levels: A Case Study from the Marsh Monitoring Program

    This report provides an update on marsh bird and amphibian population trends from 1995 -- 2000 derived from six years of Marsh Monitoring Program (MMP) implementation across the Great Lakes plus...

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    Species at Risk Act (SARA) Public Registry

    The Public Registry is your gateway to information and documents relating to the Species at Risk Act (SARA). It is also a convenient forum to submit comments on SARA related documents being plus...

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    Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup

    Presented by the TD Friends of the Environment Foundation, the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup is an annual event that takes place during the third week of September. Coordinated by the 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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    Ramsar Wetlands Data Gateway

    The Ramsar Wetlands Data Gateway provides access to spatial and tabular data relevant to Wetlands of International Importance listed under the auspices of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands. The plus...

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    National Report of Canada for Convention on Wetlands COP7

    National Report prepared for the 7th Meeting of the Conference of the Contracting Parties to the Convention on Wetlands (Ramsar, Iran, 1971), on the implementation of the Ramsar Convention in plus...

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    List of Native Plant Suppliers in Canada

    The Canadian Wildlife Federation list of native plant nurseries from coast to coast, organized by province. plus...

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    Wild About Gardening

    WILD about Gardening boasts resources to inspire and support Canadians in encouraging beneficial insects, pollinators and wildlife in their gardens. Resources include a Native Plant Encyclopedia, a plus...

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    Gardening for habitat

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    Put ecosystem to work: Restoring wetlands, managing watersheds could save Lake Winnipeg

    By Henry David Venem -- In 1997, American scientist Robert Costanza published a remarkable study in the journal Nature that attempted to answer the question: What is our environment worth in dollars? 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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    WILD Education

    Aimed at both school teachers and non-formal educators like youth group and community leaders, WILD Education is a professional development program that trains educators to become certified 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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    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 Ramsar Convention definition of "wetland" and classification system for wetland type

    This classification system for wetlands is also Appendix A of the Strategic Framework and guidelines for the future development of the List of Wetlands of International Importance. The 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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    Ramsar Information Sheet on Wetlands of International Importance

    The Information Sheet on Ramsar Wetlands contains an outline of the information required by the Ramsar Secretariat with the nomination of a Ramsar site. The categories on the Information plus...

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    Learning Resources - Wetlands

    In this educational module, you will discover where Canada's wetlands are located, learn about the wildlife species that depend on them, and find out about some of the pressures that they face. plus...

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    Hinterland Who's Who Fact Sheet: Estuaries

    Estuaries provide critical habitat for species that depend upon their unique physical characteristics (e.g. constantly changing water levels, salt concentrations, and temperature) and biological 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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    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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    Ramsar Strategic Plans

    The Strategic Plan is intended to provide guidance, particularly to the Contracting Parties but also to the Standing Committee, the Secretariat, the Scientific and Technical Review Panel (STRP), the plus...

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    Canadian Wetlands

    A sample of photographs from It's Our Environment Series: Canadian Wetlands (Volume II) photo CD by Compics International Inc. The photographs and commentaries have been largely provided by plus...

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    Where Land Meets Water: Understanding Wetlands of the Great Lakes

    Environment Canada. 2002. Where Land Meets Water: Understanding Wetlands of the Great Lakes. Environment Canada, Toronto, ON. 72 p. Every day, scientists and conservationists make efforts to 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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    Hinterland Who's Who Fact Sheet: Environment Canada's Protected Areas Network

    Provides the rationale, history, and approach to establishing Migratory Bird Sanctuaries and National Wildlife Areas. Also provides additional facts, regional contact details and a reading list. 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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    Conserving Wildlife on a Shoestring Budget

    Environment Canada's national wildlife areas (NWAs) and federally-regulated migratory bird sanctuaries (MBSs) provide protection for some of Canada's most important wildlife habitat. The Canadian 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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    Great Lakes Commission

    The Great Lakes Commission is a binational agency that promotes the orderly, integrated and comprehensive development, use and conservation of the water and related natural resources of the 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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    Watersheds of the World

    This CD provides maps of land cover, population density and biodiversity for 154 basins and sub-basins around the world. It lists indicators and variables for each of these basins and, where plus...

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    The Water Portal

    The Water Portal, a product of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), is intended to enhance access to information related to freshwater available on 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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    Ecological Fiscal Reform and Agricultural Landscapes

    The National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy has just released a publication entitled Toward a Canadian plus...

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    International Year of Freshwater (2003)

    The United Nations General Assembly in resolution 55/196 proclaimed the year 2003 as the International Year of Freshwater. The resolution encourages governments, the United Nations system and all plus...

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    Ducks Unlimited Canada News

    Ducks Unlimited conserves, restores and manages wetlands and associated habitats for North America?s waterfowl. These habitats also benefit other wildlife and people. The DU Newsroom features top 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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    Great Lakes Coastal Wetlands - Science and Conservation

    The Canadian Wildlife Service prepared this fact sheet to convey the importance of coastal wetlands in maintaining the hydrological and ecological health of the Great Lakes ecosystem, and to plus...

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    FrogWatch

    Monitoring frog and toad populations is one way to check the health of wetland areas. This site describes how to track changes in frog and toad populations by listen for their calls during mating plus...

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    NatureWatch

    Successful volunteer monitoring programs demonstrate that volunteers can collect valuable data. NatureWatch is a suite of community based or "citizen science" monitoring programs that are plus...

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    PlantWatch

    PlantWatch is a nature monitoring program that engages Canadian citizens in reporting bloom times of spring flowers as an indicator of climate change in Canada. The Canadian Nature Federation and plus...

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    EnviroZine

    EnviroZine, the monthly on-line newsmagazine of Environment Canada, was launched in December 2000. It covers a wide range of current environmental issues of interest to Canadians and provide links to 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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    Science and the Environment Bulletin

    The Science and the Environment Bulletin (S&E Bulletin) was produced every two months (until March/April 2003) by Environment Canada to provide information on leading-edge environmental science and 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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    Journey North: A Global Study of Wildlife Migration

    Journey North engages students in a global study of wildlife migration and seasonal change. Over 7,500 schools, representing more than 370,000 students, participated in the Spring, 2002 Journey North plus...

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    The North American Mosaic: A State of the Environment Report

    This report is the first-ever state-of-the-environment report to look at the continent as a whole. The report assembles and analyzes environmental information in Canada, Mexico and the United States. 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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    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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    North Battleford Water Inquiry

    Commission of Inquiry appointed to inquire into and report on the circumstances that led to the current contamination of the public water supply of the City of North Battleford, the adequacy and plus...

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    Walkerton Inquiry

    This website contains reports of the public inquiry into the EColi contamination of the water supply in Walkerton, Ontario, and into the safety of Ontario's drinking water, established by the 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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    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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    Protecting Essential Fish Habitat

    Commercial and recreational fisheries have contributed billions of dollars to the U.S. Gross National Product each year and have long been considered an inexhaustible resource. However, increasing plus...

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    Cooper Marsh Conservation Area, Ontario

    Situated in the Lake St. Francis area of the St. Lawrence River, Cooper Marsh Conservation Area offers an attractive interpretation of marshland, treed swamp, upland meadows, forested areas, 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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    Ontario Ecogifts Handbook 2005

    The new Ontario Ecogifts handbook is a complete guide to certifying a donation of ecologically sensitive land as an Ecological Gift. The handbook is designed specifically for use by recipient plus...

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    Salmonier Nature Park

    There are several exhibits in the main area of the Visitor Centre of this Newfoundland nature park: Beaver Habitat Exhibit - View a model of a beaver lodge and dam and plus...

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    Hinterland Who's Who Fact Sheet: Wetlands

    Provides a general introduction to wetlands in Canada. Discusses wetland types, importance, wildlife and their protection. plus...

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    Federation of Ontario Naturalists

    The Federation of Ontario Naturalists (FON) protects Ontario's nature through research, education, and conservation action. FON champions woodlands, wetlands and wildlife, and preserves essential 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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    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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    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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    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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    Canada-Ontario Agreement Respecting the Great Lakes Basin Ecosystem

    The Great Lakes are one of the world's most precious natural resources. The Great Lakes basin is home to some 40 million Canadians and Americans and is one of North America's most important regions 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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    Wetland Plants: Biology and Ecology

    Cronk, Julie K. and M. Siobhan Fennessy. 2001. Wetland Plants: Biology and Ecology. CRC Press. Wetland Plants: Biology and Ecology presents a synthesis of wetland plant studies and reviews from plus...

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    State of the Great Lakes

    The goal of State of the Great Lakes Reporting process is to report on progress towards achieving the overall purpose of the binational Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement "to restore and maintain plus...

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    Proposed Wetland Restoration Project - Lake St. Clair: Final Report

    The Eastern Habitat Joint Venture (EHJV) has investigated the possible socio-economic and biological implications of undertaking a wetland restoration project of approximately 1,000 acres in the 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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    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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    The Marsh Monitoring Program: 1995 - 1999 Monitoring Great Lakes Wetlands and their Amphibian and Bird Inhabitants

    The report summarizes the progress of the Marsh Monitoring Program, how the Program fits with wetland conservation efforts, and presents preliminary findings on trends in marsh birds, amphibians and plus...

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    Great Lakes Marsh Monitoring Program

    The Marsh Monitoring Program is a binational, long-term monitoring program that coordinates the skills, interests and stewardship of hundreds of citizens across the Great Lakes basin to help 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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    University of Manitoba Field Station (Delta Marsh)

    A field research and teaching facility of the Faculty of Science at the University of Manitoba (Winnipeg, Canada), is located on the south shore of Lake Manitoba. It borders Delta Marsh, a Ramsar 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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    Climate Change 2001

    The International Panel on Climate Change Third Assessment Report: Contributions of the Working Groups represent the formally agreed statements of the IPCC on: Working Group I: The 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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    Creston Valley Wildlife Management Area, British Columbia

    Enjoy the tranquillity of a 7,000 ha wetland of international significance located near Creston, British Columbia. The Interpretation Centre is the gateway to the Creston Valley Wildlife Management plus...

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    Tantramar Wetlands Centre, New Brunswick

    Located on the edge of the huge wetland known as the Tantramar Marsh, the site consists of forty-five acres of productive wildlife habitat, connected by a network of trails and pathways to an on-site plus...

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    Sackville Waterfowl Park, New Brunswick

    The Sackville Waterfowl Park is a great place to stop in your travels through Atlantic Canada. Located in downtown Sackville, New Brunswick, which in turn lies in the geographical centre of the plus...

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    Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre, Ontario

    The Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre has programs and activities running 11 months of the year. December is the only month that does not have any scheduled programming. Visit the web site for a list of plus...

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    Fort Whyte Centre, Manitoba

    The Fort Whyte Centre in Winnipeg has something for everyone - indoors or out! The Alloway Reception Centre features the Buffalo Stone Cafe for deliciouse light meals, snacks and refreshments, and plus...

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    Cap Tourmente National Wildlife Area, Quebec

    Get close to the wildlife of the St Lawrence. Cap Tourmente National Wildlife Area features the Biodiversity Interpretation Center, 18 km of trails through marshes, field and forest, picnic tables plus...

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    Pilot Analysis of Global Ecosystems

    The Pilot Analysis of Global Ecosystems (PAGE) provides a "big picture" view of ecosystems using indicators and maps at global and continental scales. PAGE assessed five of the world?s major plus...

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    Society of Wetland Scientists

    The Society of Wetland Scientists is a non-profit organization founded in 1980 to promote wetland science and the exchange of information related to wetlands. The objectives of the Society are: 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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    Field Guide to Water and Wetland Plants of the Prairies

    Lahring, Heinjo. 2001. A Field Guide to Water and Wetland Plants of the Prairie Provinces. Red Deer Press. Calgary, Alberta. Whether traveling by foot or canoe, wetland travelers will find A Field 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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    Status and Trends of US Wetlands

    The report provides the most recent and comprehensive estimates of the current status and trends of wetlands in the conterminous 48 United States on public and private lands. A major report finding 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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    Strategic Overview of the Canadian Ramsar program

    This document has been produced as a discussion paper for Ramsar site managers and decision makers involved in the implementation of the Ramsar Convention within Canadian jurisdictions. The paper 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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    World Wetlands Day

    World Wetlands Day is celebrated February 2 each year, marking the date of the signing of the Convention on Wetlands in 1971, in the Iranian city of Ramsar.The purpose of the celebration 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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    Wetland Values and Functions

    Introduces the range of wetland values and functions and provides a gateway to ten fact sheets detailing the role of wetlands in: flood control groundwater plus...

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    The Process of Selecting a Wetland Assessment Procedure

    This resource lists the steps and provides brief guidance for selecting a function assessment procedure. A checklist is also provided for the user to follow and record decisions for each step. plus...

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    Standard Guide for Assessment of Wetland Functions

    The guide is intended to help wetland managers use existing assessment procedures more effectively during the decision-making process. While it was developed to assist in satisfying the requirements 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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    Wetlands and Climate Change - a report from Kyoto

    The Kyoto Protocol has extremely significant implications for the health of ecosystems including the world's wetlands. This report recommends how the Ramsar Convention Bureau and the wetlands 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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    Elevated Wetlands Course Curriculum

    The Elevated Wetlands Course Curriculum brings the science that was built into the Elevated Wetlands ecosculpture (http://www.plastics-art.com/) in Toronto, Ontario into the classroom. The course plus...

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    Elevated Wetlands: An ecological plastic-based artwork

    The Canadian Plastics Industry Association commissioned Noel Harding, to create "The Elevated Wetlands:" a plastic-based, functioning, ecological sculpture. The initiative informs the public of 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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    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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    Wetland Education Resources for Educators

    To help make your job easier, Dcks Uulimted Canada (DUC) has a variety of curriculum resources and suggested activities to engage your students. Project Webfoot, DUC's elementary school program, 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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    Industry Canada

    Industry Canada is a federal government department responsible for helping Canadians achieve a strong sustainable economy. supports greater industry awareness and engagement in plus...

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    Endangered Species Recovery Fund

    The Endangered Species Recovery Fund (ESRF) is a collaborative effort led by Environment Canada and World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Canada to save Canada's wildlife at risk. The ESRF sponsors 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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    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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    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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    Wetlands: Webbed Feet Not Required

    This is a wetland education kit for teachers (grades 4-6). The activities are divided into three sections: wetland awareness functions and values 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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    Convention on Biological Diversity

    Biological diversity - or biodiversity - is the term given to the variety of life on Earth and the natural patterns it forms. The biodiversity we see today is the fruit of billions of years of 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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    Amphibians and Reptiles in Great Lakes Wetlands: Threats and Conservation

    This fact sheet discusses the importance of wetlands to amphibians and reptiles. It examines various threats to Great Lakes wetlands and ongoing efforts to protect and restore existing or degraded 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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    World Wildlife Fund Canada

    Founded in 1967, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Canada has become one of the country's leading conservation organizations, enjoying the active support of more than 50,000 Canadians. As a plus...

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    Fresh Water

    Pielou, E.C. 1998. Fresh Water. University of Chicago Press. Chicago, Illinois. 275 pp. This book describes the role of wetlands in the water cycle and the importance of wetlands for bird habitat, 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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    Oak Hammock Marsh Interpretive Centre

    Oak Hammock Marsh is one of North America's birding hotspots - a 36 square km Wildlife Management Area located just north of Winnipeg. It features a restored prairie marsh, aspen-oak bluff, waterfowl 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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    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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    Nature Canada

    The Nature Canada is a non-profit conservation organization mandated to protect nature, its diversity, and the processes that sustain it. They promote the conservation of wildlife for its own plus...

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    Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada

    The Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC) determines the national status of wild Canadian species suspected of being at risk and has the power to make emergency plus...

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    Discover Canada's Wetland Habitats

    This site provides an overview of Canada’s Wetlands, including: an introduction to wetlands, their location, importance, and threats the Canadian 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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    International Institute for Sustainable Development

    IISD’s mission is to promote human development and environmental sustainability through innovative research, communication and partnerships. The institute has offices in Canada, Switzerland and 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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    Ramsar Convention on Wetlands

    The International Convention on Wetlands, signed in Ramsar, Iran, in 1971, provides the framework for national action and international cooperation for the conservation and wise use of wetlands and 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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    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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    British Columbia's Watershed Atlas

    The Watershed Atlas depicts aquatic features in BC, including wetlands, on a 1:50,000 topographic map. The map is supported by a full topological spatial dataset that models the adjacency and plus...

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    Environment Canada's Water Site

    This web site is a single window on water policy and laws, management and information resources in Canada. It contains information, case studies, models, research, or teaching resources on the plus...

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    National Atlas of Canada

    The Atlas of Canada website provides an interesting and comprehensive collection of of maps and related information about Canada. Type "wetland" into the keyword search on the right 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...

  • Guide des milieux humides du Québec

    This Guide was developed to inform the public of where wetlands are in Quebec. Seventy-seven wetlands are identified, all of which are publicly accessible. Each site is described in terms the type of 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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    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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    Water Survey of Canada

    The Water Survey of Canada (WSC) is the national authority responsible for the collection, interpretation and dissemination of standardized water resource data and information in Canada. In 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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    National Topographic System of Canada

    The National Topographic System (NTS) provides general-purpose topographic map coverage of Canada. The National Topographic System provides general-purpose topographic map coverage of Canada. plus...

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    Environment Canada

    Environment Canada's objective is to help Canadians live and prosper in an environment that is properly protected and conserved. Environment Canada administers several Acts/policies of particular 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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    Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

    The Department of Agriculture and Agri-Food (AAFC) promotes the development, adaptation and competitiveness of the Canadian agriculture and agri-food sector. The AAFC web site lists several plus...

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    Wetlands International

    Wetlands International is a leading global non-profit organisation dedicated solely to wetland conservation and sustainable management. Well-established networks of experts and close partnerships 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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    Fisheries and Oceans Canada

    The Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) is responsible for managing and protecting fish habitat and fisheries resources throughout Canada. DFO publishes numerous reports on fish habitat and 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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    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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    Common Marsh, Underwater & Floating-leaved Plants

    Hotchkiss, Neil. 1972. Common Marsh, Underwater & Floating-leaved Plants of the United States and Canada. Dover Publications Inc., New York, NY. 124 pages. This guide helps non-experts identify plus...

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    Conservation Easement Valuation and Taxation in Canada

    This document reviews the nature and benefits of conservation easements, their legal authority and different appraisal approaches. Guidance is provided on: appraising the value of 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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    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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    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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    Association of State Wetland Managers

    The Association for State Wetland Managers (ASWM) is an American, non-profit, membership-based organization that promotes the protection and restoration of wetland resources and related 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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    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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    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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    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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    Ducks at a Distance: A Waterfowl Identification Guide

    This guide identifies and describes 10 puddle duck species, 20 diving ducks, geese and swans complete with full colour illustrations and sketches of typical flock patterns. plus...

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    Wetlands Reading List

    The Wetlands Reading List is an annotated list of wetland-related books geared to students from K-12. Works of fiction, non-fiction and picture books are: cited by author, publisher, plus...

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    A World in Our Backyard: A Wetlands Education and Stewardship Program

    This is a valuable resource for wetland educators, covering: ways of studying wetlands why wetlands are important how students and 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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    Fisheries Act

    Authorizes the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans to manage and protect Canada's fisheries and fish habitat: prevents damage or destruction of wetlands that contribute to a fishery 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Wetlands: The Web of Life

    Rezendes, Paul and Paulette Roy. 1996. Wetlands: The Web of Life. A Sierra Club Book. San Francisco, CA. 156p. This book describes the ecology of different types of wetlands through words and 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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    Wetland Mitigation in Canada: A Framework for Application

    This paper is part of a multiphase initiative, the Wetland Mitigation Project, that is designed to advance the state of wetland mitigation in Canada. The document sets out a series of principles plus...

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    Wetlands of Canada

    This book provides a comprehensive overview of the ecology, variety, and status of wetlands in Canada from both national and regional perspectives. It discusses: wetland plus...

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    WOW, The Wonders of Wetlands

    WOW! The Wonders of Wetlands is an acclaimed, comprehensive, interdisciplinary curriculum guide for educators of grades K-12 used throughout the United States and abroad. It contains over 50 fun and 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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    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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    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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    Evaluation for Planned Wetlands

    Bartoldus, Candy C., Edgar W. Garbisch and Mark L. Kraus. 1994. Evaluation for Planned Wetlands (EPW) - A Procedure for Assessing Wetland Functions and A Guide to Functional Design. Environmental plus...

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    Assessing Wetland Functions Using Hydrogeomorphic Classification

    The hydrogeomorphic (HGM) approach to functional assessment is used extensively in the United States. It: measures the net change in wetland functions on a local scale for single 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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    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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    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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    Province of Québec Regulation Respecting Wildlife Habitats

    This is Quebec's central statute for wetland protection. It provides for fines in the event of offences. This statute protects 11 designated wetland habitats for specific wildlife species on public 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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    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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    In Search of Swampland: A Wetland Sourcebook and Field Guide

    Tiner, Ralph W. 1998. In Search of Swampland: A Wetland Sourcebook and Field Guide. Rutgers University Press. New Brunswick, NJ. 264 p. A wetland primer and identification guide targeting the plus...

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    Wetlands and the Law in the Prairie Provinces of Canada

    Percy, D.R. 1993. Wetlands and the Law in the Prairie Provinces of Canada. Environmental Law Centre. Edmonton, AB. 128 p. This book reviews the federal and provincial law applicable to wetlands in 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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    Peatland Restoration Guide, Second Edition

    This Guide provides information on how to restore sphagnum moss growth on harvested peatlands. The Guide is available from the Canadian Sphagnum Peat Moss Association (CSPMA) as a restoration 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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    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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    Wetlands and Government: Policy and Legislation for Wetland Conservation in Canada

    laThis report describes Canada?s policy and legislative framework for wetland conservation. It summarizes: federal, provincial and industry wetland policies 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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    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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    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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    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...

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    Federal Policy on Wetland Conservation: Implementation Guide

    The Implementation Guide helps federal land managers to meet their wetland obligations under the federal wetland policy. The Guide: explains the wording and intent of the Policy plus...