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Wetlands conservation policy in Canada

Wetlands conservation policy in Canada

recommendations by non-government organizations : results of a workshop, February 1987

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Published by Environment Canada in Ottawa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wetland conservation -- Government policy -- Canada.,
  • Wetlands -- Law and legislation -- Canada.,
  • Environmental policy -- Canada.,
  • Conservation of natural resources -- Canada.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementsponsored by Federation of Ontario Naturalists and Environment Canada.
    ContributionsFederation of Ontario Naturalists, Canada. Environment Canada.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH77.C2 W38 1987
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[15] leaves ;
    Number of Pages15
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14908216M

    Wetland Habitats of North America: Ecology and Conservation Concerns By Darold P. Batzer; Andrew H. Baldwin University of California Press, Read preview Overview The Atchafalaya River Basin: History and Ecology of an American Wetland By Bryan P. Piazza Texas A&M University Press, the book Wetlands of Canadawith Environment Canada and Polyscience Publications in Work on a Canadian Work on a Canadian wetland classification system began in by a group of wetland science experts, the Organic Terrain Subcommittee.

    The country opted not to develop a stand-alone wetland policy, but to incorporate objectives relating to wetland conservation and wise use into relevant sectoral policies, including those covering. Wetland Conservation Provisions The Wetland Conservation (WC) provisions, commonly referred to as Swampbuster, prohibit USDA program participants from converting remaining wetlands on their agricultural operations to cropland, pasture, or hay land unless the wetland acres, functions, and values are compensated for through wetland mitigation.

    Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) has praised the Quebec government’s new Act to conserve wetlands and water. The Act respecting the conservation of wetlands and bodies of water was passed unanimously by the Members of the National Assembly of Quebec on Friday, June The Act reforms the legal framework that protects wetlands and water bodies, targeting land use planning, the .   The federal government became manifestly involved in wetland protection and conservation by developing a wetland policy in with the Canadian Federal Government Policy on Wetland Conservation. The objective of the federal policy is to “to promote the conservation of Canada’s wetlands to sustain their ecological and socio-economic.


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Wetlands conservation policy in Canada Download PDF EPUB FB2

Federal policy on wetland conservation: Publication type: Monograph: Language [English] Other language editions: Format: Electronic: Electronic document: View (PDF, 53 KB). Publishing information: Ottawa - Ontario: Environment Canada.

Description: 15p. (53 KB) Catalogue number: CW/E-IN. Get this from a library. A Coming of age: policy for wetland conservation in Canada.

[Pauline Lynch-Stewart; North American Wetlands Conservation Council (Canada)]. Get this from a library. The federal policy on wetland conservation. [Canada. Environment Canada.] -- This publication is a guide to the Federal Policy on Wetland Conservation, intended to help federal land managers to understand & apply the policy.

It is organized into three major sections. The. Nick currently works as an independent expert consultant on wetland conservation and wise use. Randy Milton is the Manager for the Ecosystems and Habitats Program with Nova Scotia’s Department of Natural Resources in Canada.

Randy is an ecologist and Certified Wildlife Biologist® with 35 years’ experience in public and industry. An Analysis of Wetland Policy in Atlantic Canada Emily Austen and Alan Hanson Abstract: Atlantic Canada has experienced considerable wetland loss over the past years.

Federal and provincial governments have responded with wetland conservation policies, regulations and other legislative tools. This paper reviews current wetland conservation. The Federal Policy on Wetland Conservation outlines seven strategies to provide for the use and management of wetlands so that they can continue to provide a broad range of functions on a sustainable basis.

These strategies are aimed at working in concert with other ongoing initiatives for wetland conservation. control and water purification. Estimates in the internationally recognized book Wetlands of Canada, published inindicate that the economic returns derived from wetlands exceed $10 billion annually in Canada.

The economic values of wetlands alone are a strong argument for their conservation. Loss and Degradation of Wetlands in Canada.

Introduction The Wetland Policy for Prince Edward Island is intended to complement existing legislation, regulations and operational policies protecting wetlands. All wetlands in P.E.I. received some protection under Section 10 of the Environmental Protection Act.

This policy is intended to accentuate the importance of maintaining wetland functions. "Canadian Museum of Nature Aylmer Consolidation Facility: Important Lessons About Applying the Federal Policy on Wetland Conservation". In Cox, K.W., Grose, A. (eds.) () Wetland Mitigation in Canada: a framework for application.

Sustaining Wetlands Issues Paper North American Wetlands Conservation Council (Canada), Ottawa. Introduction. Wetlands are submerged or permeated by water -- either permanently or temporarily -- and are characterized by plants adapted to saturated soil conditions. Wetlands include fresh and salt water marshes, wooded swamps, bogs, seasonally flooded forest, sloughs -- any land area that can keep water long enough to let wetland plants and soils develop.

The province released the Nova Scotia Wetland Conservation Policy (PDFmb) on Octo It is a comprehensive new policy that provides direction and a framework for the conservation and management of wetlands in Nova Scotia. The policy highlights the important roles wetlands play in Nova Scotia’s landscapes and their value to society.

The Federal Policy on Wetland Conservationwas released in Marchunder Canada's Green Plan. Federal departments have now had several years to consider the goals, guiding principles, and strategies articulated by the Policy, and how these might best be integrated with their program delivery.

wetlands of the highest value are protected for the long-term benefit of Albertans. wetlands and their benefits are conserved and restored in areas where losses have been high. wetlands are managed by avoiding, minimizing and if necessary, replacing lost wetland value.

wetland Management. A major action pertaining to the conservation of wetlands in Sri Lanka was the establishment of a National Policy on Wetlands in The National Wetlands Steering Committee was also revived in These important initiatives were followed up with a draft wetland conservation strategy and action plan, which is currently being finalized.

This guide represents one aspect of the Wetland and Riparian Ecosystem Classification (WREC) initiative and has two principal goals: to assist users in describing and identifying wetland ecosystems; and - to provide management interpretations to assist in conservation of wetlands ecosystems.

Download Land Management Handbook 52 PDF file ( KB). This is a very comprehensive book, covers many types of wetlands and has examples from different parts of the world. I haven't finished it yet as its like a college text, alot to read, I'm up to Chapter 8 and I feel like I know more about wetlands than many people I work with who are Environmental Scientists with biology s: The Federal Policy on Wetland Conservation (FPWC) states that the objective of the Federal Government with respect to wetland conservation is to: "promote the conservation of Canada's wetlands.

How we’re lobbying for wetlands Federal policy. We have a long history of influencing large-scale conservation through our national public policy efforts.

We are proud of our role in establishing Canada’s major conservation programs. Our expertise influenced Environment Canada’s Natural Areas Conservation Program (NACP). Between and. The single most important book on wetlands, newly expanded and updated.

Wetlands is the definitive guide to this fragile ecosystem, providing the most comprehensive coverage and in-depth information available in print. Recently updated and expanded, this latest edition contains brand new information on Wetland Ecosystem Services and an updated discussion on Wetland, Carbon, Reviews: Until the mids, efforts to classify and map Canadian wetlands were mostly uncoordinated with a diversity of approaches, goals, and priorities.

Ina Canadian Wetland Classification System (CWCS) was initiated which evolved into the Federal Policy on Wetland Conservation in. The policy was developed within the framework of the National Strategy for Ecologically Sustainable Development and benefitted from consultation with wetland experts and key stakeholders and other government agencies.

It also benefitted from advice based on the Canadian federal policy for wetland conservation (Government of Canada ). The NAWCA program provides matching grants to wetlands conservation projects in the United States, Canada, and Mexico.

There is a Standard and a Small Grants Program. Both are competitive grants programs and require that grant requests be matched by partner contributions at no less than a 1-to-1 ratio. Grant applicants, learn how to apply.Wetlands are important because they protect and improve water quality, provide fish and wildlife habitats, store floodwaters and maintain surface water flow during dry periods.

Highlights. Learn about wetlands with our Wetlands Factsheet Series. Wetlands Protection and Restoration.