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The Government of Canada is protecting nature through investments in Canada’s natural heritage

posted on November 22nd, 2018 by
The Government of Canada is protecting nature through investments in Canada’s natural heritage

Source: Environment and Climate Change Canada OTTAWA, Nov. 19, 2018 – Canadians love nature and the diverse wildlife that depends on it. That’s why the Government of Canada has committed to doubling the amount of nature protected, on land and… Read more

Wetlands – World’s Most Valuable Ecosystem are Disappearing Three Times Faster than Forests, warns new report

posted on October 1st, 2018 by
Wetlands – World’s Most Valuable Ecosystem are Disappearing Three Times Faster than Forests, warns new report

27 September 2018, Reposted from Ramsar Wetlands, the most economically valuable and among the most biodiverse ecosystems in the world, are disappearing three times faster than forests with severe consequences for our future unless urgent action is taken to ensure… Read more

In New Brunswick’s Blueberry Country, a “Nuisance” Bird Earns Respect and Allies

posted on August 30th, 2018 by

reprinted from the Globe and Mail, August 27, 2018 Ivan Semeniuk/The Globe and Mail On a typical summer afternoon, the main activity on the island of Miscou, at the tip of New Brunswick’s Acadian Peninsula, consists of tourists flocking to… Read more

Fighting Green with Green for Great Lakes Water Quality

posted on July 25th, 2018 by
Fighting Green with Green for Great Lakes Water Quality

(Courtesy of Ducks Unlimited Canada) Lake Erie’s long-threatened water quality gets fresh hope with collaborative wetland restoration project Paul General, wildlife manager for the Six Nations of the Grand River Territory, was among the eight First Nations communities represented at… Read more

The New Tools of the Conservation Trade

posted on June 4th, 2018 by
The New Tools of the Conservation Trade

Courtesy of Ducks Unlimited Canada When the tried-and-true won’t do, today’s conservationists can tap into high-tech options. The legacy of volunteers like Glen Michelson continues in a new crop of conservationists like Derek Hallgrimson. DUC hired Hallgrimson earlier this year… Read more

New Funding Opportunity for Engaging Youth

posted on March 10th, 2018 by
New Funding Opportunity for Engaging Youth

The Government of Canada has 3-year (2018 to 2021) funding available for organizations to develop and deliver programming for children. This funding will support national-scale, regionally specific programs aimed at educating and engaging children aged 6 to 12 in Canadian… Read more