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"I looked down at my mitt and thought I had a piece of bark on it. Upon closer inspection, it turned out to be a butterfly."
New research quantifies the role of restored wetlands in capturing phosphorus in agricultural watersheds
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.
Whooping cranes weren’t always so elusive. Spring and fall once brought flocks of these massive white birds to the Canadian Prairies.
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.
The Special Areas was formed in 1938 by the provincial government when the drought of the Dirty Thirties forced more than 25,000 farmers off about 1.5 million acres of homestead land. Some farmers and ranchers stayed, changed the way they farmed and learned to adapt to the land, tackle drought, manage crops and acknowledge the areas’ special challenges.