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Tag: Aviva Canada

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How to engage young folks in conservation and restoration

Jim Robb, veteran environment educator and general manager at Friends of the Rouge Watershed answers our questions about how to engage young people in conservation and restoration work, especially in the city, and why... Read More
Jim Robb, veteran environment educator and general manager at Friends of the Rouge Watershed answers our questions about how...
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Aerial view of a River surrounded by green wetlands

How restoring rivers helps fight climate change

Ever wonder how nature can combat the dual crises of climate change and biodiversity loss? WWF-Canada’s Elizabeth Hendriks explains why the nature-based climate solutions used by the Kennebecasis Watershed Restoration Committee—a participant in our... Read More
Ever wonder how nature can combat the dual crises of climate change and biodiversity loss? WWF-Canada’s Elizabeth Hendriks explains...
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Healthy grasslands, healthy soil: What we learned by over-seeding a field in rural Ontario

Native grassland systems don’t just look pretty. They also protect against the effects of climate change, contribute to efforts to decarbonize the air, create valuable habitat for at-risk birds, insects, and animals—all while improving... Read More
Native grassland systems don’t just look pretty. They also protect against the effects of climate change, contribute to efforts...
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Students planting trees

Multi-Million Dollar Investment Jump Starts Phase Two of WWF-Canada’s Nature and Climate Grant Program

Aviva Canada doubles down on its commitment to nature, funding crucial restoration work across the country. Toronto, ON, May 31, 2022 – Six highly impactful restoration projects from Vancouver Island to New Brunswick are starting... Read More
Aviva Canada doubles down on its commitment to nature, funding crucial restoration work across the country. Toronto, ON, May...
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Act Locally: How to help wetlands work for you

Nature-based climate solutions don’t just benefit nature — they can enhance your own properties and communities, too. Alyssa Cousineau of ALUS shares how restoring and recreating wetlands can protect against floods, create wildlife habitats,... Read More
Nature-based climate solutions don’t just benefit nature — they can enhance your own properties and communities, too. Alyssa Cousineau...
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Three people survey erosion damage on a mountain slope in B.C.

Act Locally: How to help nature by preventing erosion in your community

All Canadians can apply nature-based climate solutions in their own backyards and communities. Jessica Hutchinson and Mandala Smulders of Redd Fish Restoration Society explain how to use natural materials to prevent erosion in large-... Read More
All Canadians can apply nature-based climate solutions in their own backyards and communities. Jessica Hutchinson and Mandala Smulders of...
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Native willow shrubs on the banks of a stream near Sussex, N.B

Act Locally: How to make your yard more nature-friendly with native shrubs

All Canadians can apply nature-based climate solutions in their own backyards and communities. Here, Ben Whelan of the Kennebecasis Watershed Restoration Committee shares how planting native shrubs can protect against floods, create wildlife habitats... Read More
All Canadians can apply nature-based climate solutions in their own backyards and communities. Here, Ben Whelan of the Kennebecasis...
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Hammond River Angling Association

One year, big impact: 90,000 trees, shrubs planted and 160 hectares restored in first year of Nature and Climate Grant Program

Habitat loss is driving the decline of species at risk and worsening climate change by releasing carbon stored in nature. The solution is meaningful, measurable restoration efforts, and the inaugural grantees of our $2-million... Read More
Habitat loss is driving the decline of species at risk and worsening climate change by releasing carbon stored in...
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