Best asset in the fight against climate change: wetlands. Boreal Songbird Initiative, highlights six distinct wetland areas within the boreal forest.
New Study Finds Nature is Vital to Beating Climate Change October 15, 2017 | The Nature Conservancy Nature could cost-effectively deliver over a third of greenhouse gas emissions reductions required to prevent dangerous levels of global warming. This is equivalent to a complete stop to the burning of oil worldwide. Better stewardship of the land could … Continue reading New Study Finds Nature is Vital to Beating Climate Change
Seven important things to know about wetlands February 2, 2016 | Alexandra Pope | Canadian Geographic In honour of World Wetlands Day 2016, here are seven facts you may not have known about these vital ecosystems 1. Wetlands make up 14 percent of Canada's landmass 2. There are many different kinds of wetlands 'Wetland' refers to any … Continue reading Seven important things to know about wetlands
Birds at Risk: The Importance of Canada's Boreal Wetlands and Waterways. OCTOBER 26, 2011 | | Boreal Songbird Initiative The boreal forest of Canada is a critical stronghold of our planet's bird life, supporting large portions of the global population of many species. Billions of birds migrate to and from the boreal region and reproduce … Continue reading Birds at Risk: The Importance of Canada’s Boreal Wetlands and Waterways
We are all downstream. “The way we treat rivers reflects the way we treat each other” – Aldo Leopold Indian Lake Conservation Preserve | Upper Peninsula Land Conservancy Indian Lake is the source of an amazing amount of freshwater that thousands of people depend on for healthy drinking water, clean fish to eat, safe recreation of … Continue reading We are all downstream. Indian Lake Conservation Preserve Protects the Headwaters of the Peshekee River
The photo is in Baraga County. Not specifically related to wind but ironic that this addresses restoring wildlife conservation areas while at the same time Michigan is allowing industrial wind development to destroy existing wildlife habitats. None of the DNR or USFW guidelines are mandatory for wind development and even if they recommend against an … Continue reading Michigan officials back federal wildlife conservation plan
If Restoring wetlands can reduce the damage of flooding, then what will destroying wetlands, disconnecting more streams form wetlands, adding massive impervious areas and roads for turbines do? Wisconsin Public Radio Listen A recent study says erosion and runoff are hurting wetland systems in the Lake Superior Basin, and its authors believe that it's making northern … Continue reading New Study Says Wetland Restoration May Reduce Flood Risks
The Proposed Wind Energy Project will cut right through the High Density core moose habitat areas. The construction phase with blasting and massive equipment and road work, will cause avoidance, and increased stress, and possible interference with calving areas. In addition hundreds of additional trucks, cars and equipment a day will increase the risks of accidental … Continue reading Proposed Project will cut right through Core Moose habitat