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

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    Bonne pratiques agroenvironnementales

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

  • 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 More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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, More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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. More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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. More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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. More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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, More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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 More...