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


This guide should be followed when a proposed project is expected to affect wetlands of federal jurisdiction, or when a non-federal wetland may be affected by projects triggering an environmental assessment under the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act (CEAA). It features:

  • questions to help identify wetland functions
  • tables of example effects on wetlands

Additional Information:

Regions: British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland and Labrador, Yukon, Northwest Territories, Canada, Nunavut

Submitted by: WetlandNetwork

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