Wetlands, lakes and rivers are not simply IN the Boreal, they ARE the boreal.
World Water Day: Lake Winnipeg needs a healthy Boreal
On World Water Day, the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS) is amplifying the call to save Lake Winnipeg by highlighting the fundamental need to ensure the nutrient filtration capacity of boreal forests and wetlands is a primary consideration in land use decisions within its watershed. As approximately 75% of the water that enters the lake is initially filtered through the boreal forests and wetlands of Manitoba, maintaining these ecosystems is key to meeting the provincial target of a 50% reduction in the phosphorous that plagues the lake.
MANITOBA INVESTS $615,000 TO PROTECT CLEAN WATER FOR MANITOBA FAMILIES: MELNICK
Minister Makes Commitment To Mark World Water Day Water Stewardship Minister Christine Melnick today marked the United Nations’ World Water Day by announcing $615,000 in investments to help enhance the … Read More