conservation

Conservation groups cautiously optimistic about Greater sage-grouse announcement

Conservation groups cautiously optimistic about Greater sage-grouse announcement

Conservation groups welcome the federal government’s announcement that it intends to introduce an emergency protection order for Canada’s endangered Greater sage-grouse, but they also caution that the devil will be in the details.

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Environmental groups sue Ontario government over decision to gut species at risk legislation

Environmental groups sue Ontario government over decision to gut species at risk legislation

Ecojustice lawyers, acting on behalf of Ontario Nature and Wildlands League, have filed a lawsuit alleging that the Ontario government acted unlawfully by making a regulation that undermines the Endangered Species Act.

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Help the Nature Conservancy clean up Waterton Park

Help the Nature Conservancy clean up Waterton Park

Promote native habitats! The Nature Conservancy of Canada needs your help cleaning-up junk and invasive ornamentals from conservation lands in the Waterton Park Front.

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Manitoba Conservation Districts Association: “Thriving with Change” Conference, Dec 3-4

Manitoba Conservation Districts Association: “Thriving with Change” Conference, Dec 3-4

Registration is now open for the MCDA’s 37th annual conservation conference December 3-4 at the Keystone Centre in Brandon, Manitoba.

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What are governments for? – Science Matters

What are governments for? – Science Matters

What purpose do governments serve? Some people think we could do without them, but that’s absurd. Even libertarians agree that some kind of police force and legal system are necessary…

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Celebrate Parks Canada’s 100th Anniversary with CPAWS

Celebrate Parks Canada’s 100th Anniversary with CPAWS

Win a trip for two to Nahanni National Park! The Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS) and Parks Canada are asking Canadians to help build the first national parks bucket list. http://ParkDreams.ca

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Rally for Nature at Queen’s Park

Rally for Nature at Queen’s Park

Ontario Nature asks the provincial government and all candidates running in the October election to stop the ongoing loss of biodiversity in Ontario.

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Oak Ridges Moraine: Is It Really Protected? – Sep. 15

Oak Ridges Moraine: Is It Really Protected? – Sep. 15

A breakfast forum featuring David Miller, Kim Gavine, Debbe Crandall, and Fred Johnson on the Oak Ridges Moraine.

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Seed Collection Mentoring Workshop – London (Sep. 14th)

Seed Collection Mentoring Workshop – London (Sep. 14th)

If you have had tree seed collection experience and training as well as the interest to become more active in seed collection, attend our free seed collection mentoring workshop.

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Proposed woodland caribou recovery strategy violates SARA

Proposed woodland caribou recovery strategy violates SARA

The federal government’s draft woodland caribou recovery strategy — released last week, four years overdue — is illegal and fails on multiple fronts to comply with requirements under the Species at Risk Act, Ecojustice said.

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