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Q&A: Streaming freshwater science from citizens

After WWF-Canada’s 2017 Watershed Report revealed data deficiency as a serious obstacle to ensuring freshwater health, we partnered with Living Lakes Canada, the University of Guelph and Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) to create STREAM,... Read More
After WWF-Canada’s 2017 Watershed Report revealed data deficiency as a serious obstacle to ensuring freshwater health, we partnered with Living Lakes...
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So, you want to be a citizen scientist?

There’s a whole lot of science needing to be done these days, and not enough professional scientists to do it. But there is a solution! Citizen science — also known as community science —... Read More
There’s a whole lot of science needing to be done these days, and not enough professional scientists to do...
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Amphibians and reptiles face more threats than other at-risk species: WWF-Canada study

A new WWF-Canada study published in the scientific journal FACETS reveals that amphibians and reptiles face more threats than any other group of at-risk species in Canada. WWF-Canada specialist Jessica Currie, who led the study, found... Read More
A new WWF-Canada study published in the scientific journal FACETS reveals that amphibians and reptiles face more threats than any other...
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Riverdale park, Toronto, Ontario

Nature-based Cities

The ongoing COVID crisis means this summer won’t be anything like we’ve experienced since the 1918 flu spread around the world a century ago. But after a spring spent largely sheltering in place, everyone’s... Read More
The ongoing COVID crisis means this summer won’t be anything like we’ve experienced since the 1918 flu spread around...
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Join Panda Pack in stepping up for nature #VirtualCNTowerClimb

Over the years, WWF-Canada’s internal Climb team, Panda Pack, has been a leading fundraiser for WWF-Canada’s CN Tower Climb for Nature. Now in its 30th year, this event will be one for the record books. Not... Read More
Over the years, WWF-Canada’s internal Climb team, Panda Pack, has been a leading fundraiser for WWF-Canada’s CN Tower Climb for...
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STREAM to stream: from Alberta to B.C. to Ontario

When WWF-Canada published the Watershed Reports in 2017, it became clear that data deficiency is a serious obstacle to understanding the health of ecosystems. Of the 167 watersheds in Canada, 110 lack the necessary... Read More
When WWF-Canada published the Watershed Reports in 2017, it became clear that data deficiency is a serious obstacle to...
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Success! The salmon have returned

World Rivers Day celebrates the world’s life-giving waterways and encourages river stewardship and conservation around the globe. Today marks the 15th annual World Rivers Day celebration, an event developed in 2005 by Canadian river... Read More
World Rivers Day celebrates the world’s life-giving waterways and encourages river stewardship and conservation around the globe. Today marks...
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Taking the STREAM to Canmore, Alberta

© Catherine Paquette/WWF-Canada Canada’s watersheds need our help. And thanks to the STREAM team, we’re gathering important data on the state of our freshwater from citizen scientists across the country. Earlier this summer, the... Read More
© Catherine Paquette/WWF-Canada Canada’s watersheds need our help. And thanks to the STREAM team, we’re gathering important data on...
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Meet the wild river guardians

Bugs hold the secrets to Canada’s water health. The Dane Nan Yḗ Dāh Guardians, with support from WWF-Canada and Living Lakes Canada, are working to catch them Read More
Bugs hold the secrets to Canada’s water health. The Dane Nan Yḗ Dāh Guardians, with support from WWF-Canada and...
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Goodbye birdies, hello birds!

Restoring a golf course to natural wetlands is a hole-in-one for at-risk species on Salt Spring Island Read More
Restoring a golf course to natural wetlands is a hole-in-one for at-risk species on Salt Spring Island
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Volunteers shimmy and shuffle in the river for science

Four volunteers became citizen scientists on the picturesque shore of the Ottawa River by donning hip-waders and gloves before kicking up the surface of the water to collect benthic invertebrates (bugs!). Led by Living... Read More
Four volunteers became citizen scientists on the picturesque shore of the Ottawa River by donning hip-waders and gloves before...
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