Canadian First Nations Seek to Protect Forest Homeland - By winning protection for their boreal forest, indigenous peoples help slow global warming.

Canadian First Nations Seek to Protect Forest Homeland-Picture of Ed Hudson works to cut a winter road with a 1948 Bombardier 'Snow Cats'

Lake Winnipeg watershed: then and now

“Geography is linked to the environment,” says Connie Wyatt Anderson, of Canadian Geographic Education. “In the Lake Winnipeg watershed, what you throw into the Bow River in Calgary eventually ends up in Hudson Bay.

Sept.18, 2014: In 2010, Gord Bluesky, the lands and resources manager for Brokenhead Ojibway Nation, received a disturbing photograph in his inbox.“One of my community members was at Patricia Beach. It was mid-November,” he told DeSmog Canada. “She sent me a picture of hundreds of dead frogs laying on the shoreline.”Ever since then, Bluesky — whose community is located on the southern tip of Lake Winnipeg — has been especially concerned about his lake.

First Nations Rally to Save Lake Winnipeg From Blue-Green Algae Curse

Improving Lake Winnipeg:  University of Manitoba is first post-secondary institution to sign Lake Friendly Accord

Improving Lake Winnipeg: University of Manitoba is first post-secondary institution to sign Lake Friendly Accord

Boat infested with invasive mussels intercepted at Sylvan Lake, Alberta

warns boaters of invasive mussels - CKNW News Talk CKNW News Talk 980 Province warns boaters of invasive mussels CKNW News…

Photos of the M.V. Edgar Wood was the province's oldest ferry.

Edgar Wood was the province's oldest ferry.

Since 2004, Winnipeg's antiquated combined sewer system has dumped at least 185 million litres of untreated raw sewage into the city's waterways, and it could cost the city up to $4 billion to fix the problem.

185M litres of raw sewage dumped into Winnipeg rivers since 2004

A Manitoba Hydro power failure this week resulted in the largest known outflow of untreated sewage in Winnipeg since early last year. Olympic swimming pool-equivalent of diluted sewage wound up in Red River during Wednesday storm

Algae blooms have left Hillside Beach caked in a thick, green sludge.

Algae blooms clog Hillside Beach in green sludge

The province is advising beach-goers to stay afraid from Hillside Beach after reports of green sludge-caked waters lapping up algae on its shores.

Getting to the bottom of it-Scientists study role of Netley-Libeau Marsh. A small group of retired freshwater scientists has cobbled together an inexpensive research project that may pay big dividends for Manitoba's largest lake. This summer, retired ecologists and chemists who volunteer for the Lake Winnipeg Foundation are trying to figure out how Netley-Libau Marsh at the south end of the lake rids the troubled body of water of nutrients and sediment.

A small group of retired freshwater scientists has cobbled together an inexpensive research project .

What’s it worth? New project aims to nail down the value of wetlands.

New project aims to nail down the value of wetlands

HOLLAND -- It has all the intricacies of a jail break, for phosphorus to travel from a little wetland near Holland into Lake Winnipeg. First, phosphorus runs into Pelly's Lake, which empties into the Boyne River, which drains into the Norquay Channel, a man-made channel from Carman to Brunkild.

HOLLAND -- It has all the intricacies of a jail break, for phosphorus to travel from a little wetlan.

Inspection catches dead invasive mussels in B.C.

Inspection catches dead invasive mussels in B.C. - Okanagan

Inspection catches dead invasive mussels in B.

Saving Canada's Prairie Potholes by Rick Searle - GoFundMe

Saving Canada's Prairie Potholes by Rick Searle - GoFundMe

Contratulations Dr. Lynn Moorman with  your Geoliteracy initiative!The WorldView™ project uses innovative technology to promote geo-literacy at a young age in school,” says Mohamed Abousalem, PhD, chief executive officer at TECTERRA. “We believe that this project brings a great deal of societal value by building the interest and curiosity about science and technology in school-aged children.”

News - Mount Royal University - Calgary, Alberta, Canada

February 24, 2015 – Camrose, Alta. – Just when cattle producers, ranchers and landowners are finalizing their pasture and cropping decisions, the launch of this year’s forage incentive program offered by Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) and Crop Production Services (CPS) Canada promises to give producers an edge when balancing production costs with best land management practices. …

February 24, 2015 – Camrose, Alta. – Just when cattle producers, ranchers and landowners are finalizing their pasture and cropping decisions, the launch of this year’s forage incentive program offered by Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) and Crop Production Services (CPS) Canada promises to give producers an edge when balancing production costs with best land management practices. …

Dec. 3, 2014: Manitoba power line talks stall between landowners, gov’t - The Western Producer. Manitoba Hydro is planning to build Bipole III, a new transmission line from northern hydroelectric dams to Winnipeg, but the utility still has to secure agreements with dozens of farmers between Portage la Prairie and Winnipeg.

Saskatchewan Potash Mining Company - Mosaic - News 2015 FEB 11 - Mosaic profit nearly triples on strong fertilizer demand - The Western Producer

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