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

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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 More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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, More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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 More...

  • North American Waterfowl Management Plan

    The North American Waterfowl Management Plan (NAWMP) is an international partnership that conserves and protects wetland and upland habitats, and associated waterfowl populations by connecting people More...

  • 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. More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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, More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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 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...

  • 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 More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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 More...