There’s no better place to celebrate biodiversity and World Wetlands Day 2020 than Atlantic Canada’s Missaquash Marsh.
While the groundhog may steal the spotlight every February 2nd, more and more communities around B.C. are focusing on wetlands as a way to combat climate change and the devastating effects it has on the landscape.
For the health of our environment and for our enjoyment of nature, maintaining biodiversity in wetlands across the boreal forest of Canada is crucial.
Southwest Manitoba is home to prairie pothole wetlands, remarkable “biodiversity hotspots” that support a variety of life, from microorganisms to mighty moose.
The Junction Lake project, breeding grounds of the piping plover, is an excellent example of partners working together to conserve and restore habitats, not only in Alberta, but across Canada that benefit multiple species and promote biodiversity.
An ongoing biodiversity improvement project located on Saint-Bernard Island, it has become a haven for creatures great and small.
How can we reduce the impacts of non-native phragmites on wetlands?
Wetlands are a biological resource akin to rainforests and coral reefs. They are an epicentre of life that cannot be replicated. Where wetlands suffer, so too does the immense biodiversity they support.
A bit of Mr. Sharp is handed down to another generation
Pembina Pipeline Corporation makes a large conservation investment in Canada’s Prairies, helping to preserve important wetland and grassland habitat.
Videographer Brian Keating gets front-row seat to elaborate avian choreography