Tag: conservation

New Prairie Grasslands Conservation Initiative Launched

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Today, the Weston Family Foundation announced the launch of the Weston Family Prairie Grasslands Initiative with nearly $25 million awarded to five organizations to collaborate on...

Alberta investing in new conservation projects

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The Alberta government has announced support for new conservation projects. Up to 125 jobs will be supported in conservation-related activities, including seed gathering and...

Ontario Proposes to Bump Up Pollution Penalties

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The Ontario Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Parks is taking steps to deliver on its Made-in-Ontario Environment Plan to hold polluters accountable, bring violators...

Environmental Studies Seminar on Critical Ocean Health Issues

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York University's Faculty of Environmental Studies is hosting a talk on addressing critical ocean issues next week. Wendy Schmidt, president of The Schmidt Family...

Agguttinni Territorial Park Receives Support from Canada and Nunavut

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The Agguttinni Territorial Park is being established north of Clyde River in Nunavut with support from the Government of Canada and Government of Nunavut. The...

Point Pelee National Park Receives $9.9 Million Investment

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Catherine McKenna, minister of environment and climate change and minister responsible for Parks Canada, announced a federal infrastructure investment of $9.9 million for Point...

Catherine McKenna Announces $4.3 Million to Protect Species at Risk

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Canada’s minister of environment and climate change, Catherine McKenna, announced more than $4.3 million to support 49 new conservation projects across Canada, over the next three...

B.C. Parks Restoration Helping Rare Butterfly Species

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When Erica McClaren looks at the coastal landscape of Helliwell Provincial Park, she feels hopeful a rare species of butterfly will return to its...

P.E.I. Creates New Protected Areas with Federal Funding

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A new investment will create new protected areas in P.E.I., including the fourth largest provincially managed protected area in the Island. Funding through the federal...

Marco Grigio Named Conservation Officer of the Year

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Marco Grigio has been named the Ontario Conservation Officer of the Year for 2019. Grigio, a resident of Thunder Bay, has served the people...