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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. 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...

  • 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 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 More...