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  • National Wetland Conservation Fund

    The National Wetland Conservation Fund (NWCF) supports on-the-ground activities to restore and enhance wetlands in Canada. The objectives of the fund are to: �Restore degraded or lost wetlands on More...

  • UN Water The United Nations Inter-Agency Mechanism on All Freshwater Related Issues, Including Sanitiation

    UN-Water is the United Nations inter-agency coordination mechanism for all freshwater and sanitation related matters. Building on a long history of coordination in the UN System, UN-Water was More...

  • 2014 Great Lakes Wetlands Day

    As a follow up to our 2012 Ontario Wetlands Conference: The history and future of our wetlands, this one day event will examine the wetlands in the Great Lakes basin. Our keynote speaker this year is More...

  • Ducks Unlimited Conservation Centre

    The Ducks Unlimited Conservation Centre in Fredericton, N.B. plays a crucial role in educating people of all ages about the values of wetlands to wildlife and society. The Centre provides an More...

  • Ducks Unlimited Canada Greenwing Legacy Interpretive Centre

    The Greenwing Legacy Interpretive Centre is a wetland education centre within the Shubenacadie Wildlife Park in Nova Scotia, built by Ducks Unlimited Canada in partnership with the Nova Scotia More...

  • Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources

    The Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources works to promote healthy, sustainable ecosystems and conserve biodiversity (the variety of life on Earth). The Ministry of Natural Resources conducts More...

  • The benefits of wetland restoration

    The primary purpose of this Briefing Note is to raise awareness, across all sectors, of the potential benefits of wetland restoration. It is intended to catalyze efforts that stem the loss and More...

  • Great Lakes Wetlands Conservation Action Plan - Highlights Report 2005-2010

    The Great Lakes Wetlands Conservation Action Plan (GLWCAP) was developed in 1994 to enable government and nongovernment partners to work together more effectively to conserve the remaining wetlands More...

  • National Wildlife Week

    National Wildlife Week is a program of the Canadian Wildlife Federation sponsored in partnership with provincial and territorial wildlife agencies, the Canadian Museum of Nature, the Canadian More...

  • Hinterland Who's Who Factsheet: Great Blue Heron

    Describes the bird, habitat, range, feeding, breeding, and conservation. More...

  • Bird Studies Canada

    Bird Studies Canada is recognized nation-wide as a leading and respected not-for-profit conservation organization dedicated to advancing the understanding, appreciation and conservation of wild birds More...

  • Delta Waterfowl

    Delta provides knowledge, leaders and science-based solutions that efficiently conserve waterfowl and secure the future for waterfowl hunting. More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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 More...

  • The Peat Portal

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

  • 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 More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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. More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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) More...

  • 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 More...

  • Keystone Agricultural Producers

    A farm policy organization, representing and promoting the interests of agriculture and agricultural producers in Manitoba. More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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. More...

  • 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, More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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. More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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. More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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 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...

  • 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. 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...

  • 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 More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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. 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...

  • 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 More...

  • 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 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...

  • 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 More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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, More...

  • 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 More...

  • Hinterland Who's Who Fact Sheet: Wetlands

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

  • 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 More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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, 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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 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...

  • 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. 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...

  • 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, More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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 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...

  • 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 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 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 More...

  • 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 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...

  • 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 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...

  • 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 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...

  • 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...

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    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 More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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 More...

  • 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 More...