Tag: Canada

Freshwater Weekly, July 9, 2019

Posted on July 10, 2019 by

Photo by Mihály Köles on Unsplash   July 9th, 2019 This week: Algal Blooms in Lake Erie Off to an Early Start  The annual harmful algal bloom in Sandusky Bay is bigger than in years past and began earlier, says a Bowling Green State University scientist who’s been studying the bloom for years. Click here to learn more. Great […]

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What’s Next for Lake Erie?

Posted on March 14, 2019 by

For years, we’ve worked to ensure that the provincial, state and federal governments of Canada and the United States produced strong, science-based, well-funded plans to protect Lake Erie.  Now that those plans have been finalized and released – what’s next? For Freshwater Future Canada, we turn our focus to implementing those plans – to engaging […]

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Some Great Days for the Great Lakes in Canada

Posted on December 8, 2017 by

For two hectic days in mid-November, over 25 advocates representing environmental and conservation interests, municipalities, business, and industry came together in Ottawa for the second annual Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Parliament Hill Days. Organized by Freshwater Future, the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative, the Council of the Great Lakes Region and the […]

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Canadian Freshwater Assessment Highlights Great Lakes Among Most Threatened

Posted on October 2, 2017 by

Guest blog post by Anuja Kapoor — Policy-makers face the facts about the at-risk integrity of one of the world’s largest freshwater ecosystems. This year marked the first national assessment of Canada’s abundant freshwater ecosystems in decades, encompassing 25 watersheds across Canada (and 167 sub-watersheds). The making of the assessment began four years ago through the effort […]

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