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Habitat Protection

Wetlands, Not Wastelands: Workshop for Metro Vancouver Municipalities showcased “Water Sustainability Action Plan for BC”


“Context for the Wetland Workshop was provided by the vision for a Metro Vancouver Regional Green Infrastructure Network. Wetlands are the kidneys of the earth. We are challenging local government by posing this question: Is your municipality doing enough to prevent downstream impacts from rainwater runoff while maintaining healthy aquatic habitat?,” stated Neil Fletcher.

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‘Design with Nature’ and Connect the Dots: Green Infrastructure, Water Sustainability and Watershed Health


“In both Canada and the United States, light bulbs are going on about the inter-connectedness of green infrastructure and water sustainability, and the implications for watershed health. In December 2010, the Clean Water America Alliance brought together green infrastructure leaders from around the United States at a conference on urban water sustainability leadership,” states Kim Stephens.

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