Tag: freshwater health assessment
Inaccessible or unmonitored: the trouble with water data in Canada
Elizabeth Hendriks June 23, 2016
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
Guest Blogger July 9, 2015
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
James Snider Vice-president, science, research & innovationJuly 7, 2015
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
WWF May 28, 2015
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
WWF March 18, 2015
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.