Canada Water Week: Searching for the Elusive Caddisfly
March 17, 2015
Heather Leschied spends her days in hip waders, wandering through the Flathead River, studying aquatic insects, worms and snails. The bejeweled caddisfly, well-known among fly fishers, is one of the animals that helps her understand watershed health.
Canada Water Week: Five freshwater species that need healthy waters
March 16, 2015
Fascinating creatures dwell in Canada’s lakes, rivers, and streams. During Canada Water Week, get to know 5 freshwater animals that live below the surface or along the shoreline.
Turtle Tuesdays: 14 facts you may not know about turtles
July 22, 2014
Long-living, slow but steady, the freshwater turtle usually wins the race as one of our favourite species. What better time to bone up on turtle facts than WWF’s People and Water Month?
Turtle Tuesdays: Why Turtles Need Healthy Waters
July 1, 2014
Turtles are one of the most endangered groups of animals on the planet – and they rely on healthy waters to survive and thrive.
Helping Blanding’s turtles on World Turtle Day
June 10, 2013
At the end of May, a few WWF conservation staff members had the pleasure of assisting Dr. Sue Carstairs, Executive Director and Medical Director of Kawartha Turtle Trauma Centre (KTTC), on a turtle field study in Ontario.