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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 More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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. More...

  • 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, More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 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...

  • 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 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 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...

  • 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 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...

  • 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 More...

  • 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: More...