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Inaccessible or unmonitored: the trouble with water data in Canada
Earlier this week, WWF-Canada released seven new Watershed Reports as part of its national assessment of our country’s freshwater. Elizabeth Hendriks, vice president of freshwater, takes an in-depth look at a worrisome trend emerging from these reports.

Growing up on the shores of the Saint-François River
My childhood on the shores of the Saint-François River in Windsor, in the magnificent region of Estrie

Watershed Reports a tool for all Canadians to become true freshwater stewards
Today, WWF launched a new user-friendly website that we hope will become a core resource to help guide watershed management, inform the development of new policies and programs, and help Canadians get to know – and care about – the watershed they live in.

WWF-Canada joins Ottawa Riverkeeper to support citizen science at AquaHacking event
Building on WWF’s Freshwater Health Assessment, Ottawa Riverkeeper, a 2015 WWF-Canada Loblaw Water Fund grantee, is filling in the data gaps and working to raise the profile of the Ottawa River.

Muscling in on mussel habitat: North America’s most endangered species
During Canada Water Week, we want to celebrate one of the most important water hero species for freshwater health: mussels. It’s also the most endangered species group in North America.