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Common Eider, Common Purpose

posted on June 15th, 2016 by
Common Eider, Common Purpose

The common eider population is dropping in Maritime Canada and New England. Canadian and American biologists are working together to find out why. In May and June, common eider hens gather on Nova Scotia’s rocky Eastern Shore islands to lay… Read more

Thames River Wetland Restoration — Ducks Unlimited Canada

posted on December 22nd, 2015 by
Thames River Wetland Restoration —  Ducks Unlimited Canada

Located between Woodstock and Beachville, the 285-acre (115-hectare) Thames River project has undergone significant changes over the last few years. The former agricultural land had been unmanaged and generally unused for almost 30 years, until 2012. That’s when a partnership… Read more

High-tech mapping in Newfoundland and Labrador – Ducks Unlimited Canada

posted on December 7th, 2015 by
High-tech mapping in Newfoundland and Labrador – Ducks Unlimited Canada

Imagine looking at a map that shows you not just the roads and topography of an area, but the size and types of wetlands there, and the types of vegetation growing in them. This kind of souped-up GIS (geographic information… Read more

Introducing Canada’s new Minister of Environment and Climate Change

posted on November 30th, 2015 by
Introducing Canada’s new Minister of Environment and Climate Change

The Honourable Catherine McKenna MP Catherine McKenna has practiced law at leading firms in both Canada and Indonesia, focusing on international trade, competition, investment and constitutional issues. She was senior counsel on the Right Honourable Antonio Lamer’s review of Canada’s… Read more

PM Launches National Conservation Plan

posted on May 21st, 2014 by
PM Launches National Conservation Plan

Prime Minister Stephen Harper today launched the National Conservation Plan (NCP), which will provide a more coordinated approach to conservation efforts across the country with an emphasis on enabling Canadians to conserve and restore lands and waters in and around… Read more

Wildlife Habitat Canada Provides Funding to Enhance Bird Studies Canada’s Great Lakes Marsh Monitoring Program

posted on May 21st, 2014 by
Wildlife Habitat Canada Provides Funding to Enhance Bird Studies Canada’s Great Lakes Marsh Monitoring Program

13 April 2014 – Port Rowan, ON – Wildlife Habitat Canada has recently funded a Bird Studies Canada-led project to enhance the Great Lakes Marsh Monitoring Program (GLMMP) and increase its capacity to meet Ontario Eastern Habitat Joint Venture (OEHJV)… Read more