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Coverage of erosion control since July 23, 2020.

GRCA program enables farmers to improve and protect water quality

"...Eligible projects under the RWQP include manure storage, milk-house waste, clean water diversion, dead stock composting, nutrient management plans, manure storage decommissioning, cover crops, tree planting and fragile land retirement, living snow fences, natural area restoration and creation, exclusion fencing, erosion control structures, tile drain control structures, machinery crossing improvements, fuel storage/handling, fertilizer and/or chemical handling storage, wellhead abandonment, wellhead protection, and innovative technologies..."

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Initiative offers funds to farmers for projects aimed at supporting water quality

"...Eligible projects include creating buffer strips next to streams, drains, wetlands and lakes. Planting permanent shrubs or trees to reduce runoff and installing other soil erosion control measures..."

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Summerland seeks funds for flood damage work

"...“As the Lakeshore Drive Repairs & Erosion Control project supports critical infrastructure and provides the most value in meeting our strategic objectives, staff recommend Council support an application to the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program — COVID-19 Resilience Infrastructure Stream for the Lakeshore Drive Repairs and Erosion Control project,” the report states..."

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Turtle conservationists call for better wetland monitoring in Kingston

"...A silt fence set up to contain debris and prevent it from entering the wetland has not been installed properly and piles of uncovered gravel have been placed next to the shoreline, she said. Princess Street forms the boundary between two districts and there is wetland on both sides of the road. City councillors for both districts are upset at what they called the lack of oversight by the city..."

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ALUS program stirring landowner interest in Chatham-Kent

"...Farmers in Chatham-Kent have been taking advantage of the Alternative Land Use Services program, which offers them an annual payment for maintaining a natural coverage project on their marginal lands. ALUS Chatham-Kent, which is operated through the Lower Thames Valley Conservation Authority, worked on 57 acres of projects in 2019 and 48 acres in 2020. Amanda Blain, co-ordinator for the program, said this year the acres were broken down by 19 acres of grassland plantings, 13 acres of buffer strips, 11 acres of tree plantings and five acres of wetlands..."

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Natural capital a missing piece in climate policy

"..."It may seem abstract, with terms like 'natural capital,' but these are real things," said senior author Frances Moore, a professor in the UC Davis Department of Environmental Science and Policy. "What we're talking about is thousands of species being at high risk of extinction and large-scale changes to the ecosystem services we depend on for our lives and our economy. At the end of the day, this paper addresses some fundamental questions of how humans depend on nature for their wellbeing..."

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Summerland's Giant's Head Mountain trails upgraded

"...The trail redevelopment project included upgrading existing trails, building new trails, decommissioning trails for erosion control and environmental protection, new guard rails, and park entrance improvements. The District of Summerland says it’s working with the Penticton Indian Band to create signage that will teach traditional Indigenous history..."

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McKeough Dam repair and other water erosion projects fail to get funding

"...Repairs to the McKeough Dam was one of three St. Clair Region Conservation Authority projects designed to address water erosion that won’t proceed this year after they didn’t secure funding. Funding from the 2020-2021 Water and Erosion Control Infrastructure Program was also sought for shoreline protection in Bright’s Grove, and a study to assess a dam in Strathroy..."

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Two North Coast communities to receive portion of $486,000

"...“Our government is working in partnership to cultivate more economic opportunities in clean technology, while improving energy efficiency and reducing greenhouse gas emissions,” Jennifer Rice, MLA for North Coast said..."

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South Huron and Bluewater to discuss Waterworks Road issues

"...SOUTH HURON – South Huron wants to collaborate with its neighbour to the north, Bluewater, to address various issues including parking and traffic at Waterworks Road, which is on the South Huron-Bluewater boundary beside the Lake Huron water treatment plant. As previously reported, the road was closed for safety reasons after large crowds in the area during the last weekend in July. Waterworks Road sits at a busy intersection along Highway 21 and sits between the water treatment plant and the Highland One subdivision..."

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Canada Nature Fund supports Ausable River watershed

"...The Canada Nature Fund support puts a plan into action to protect important species. This includes local projects to improve habitat, to reduce sediment and provide nutrients to protect fish and mussel species at risk in Ausable River watershed. Federal government support is making it possible to take action for nationally important fish and mussel species in the Ausable River watershed..."

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Grants available for water quality projects

"...Are you a homeowner in Huron County considering a septic upgrade? Are you a farmer in Huron County wanting to address erosion in your field? Are you a Huron County landowner or community group member with an idea for a project to protect water quality?If you answered ‘Yes’ to any of these questions, staff are ready to help you and there may be grants to help too. The Huron County Clean Water Project is launching a public information campaign to run for the rest of July and start of August. The message is simple: there are grants to help county residents and community groups to do water quality projects and program staff are here to help..."

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The impact of reservoir construction and changes in land use and climate on ecosystem services in a large Mediterranean catchmen

"...We argue that a shift is needed to green infrastructures and nature based solutions, such as reforestation and sustainable land management, which may lead to similar benefits on ecosystem services, but without the negative impacts caused by grey infrastructures..."

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Mapping Hydrological Ecosystem Services and Impacts of Scenarios for Deforestation and Conservation of Lowland, Montane and Clo

"...Ecosystem services are the benefits that human populations derive from nature, but which are not usually accounted for in the economic system that we operate within (see Fisher et al..."

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Floral trait functional diversity is related to soil characteristics and positively influences pollination function in semi-natu

"...Semi-natural grasslands are threatened habitats providing many ecosystem services, such as climate regulation or water erosion control..."

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Changes to spotted turtle ( Clemmys guttata ) habitat selection in response to a salt marsh restoration

"...Removing these restrictions to restore salt marsh ecology would improve water quality, increase flood and storm protection, nutrient filtration, erosion control, and carbon sequestration..."

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GIS-based geomorphometric analysis for potential applications in reversing land and biosystem degradation

"...This hydro-geomorphometric analysis would be useful to land and water managers, researchers and practitioners of TRB, and other similar systems in designing and planning soil and water conservation and management practices such as soil erosion control, groundwater recharge activities, catchment modelling, runoff and flood studies, prospecting groundwater mapping, and biological applications..."

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Conversion of Land Use Land Cover and Its Impact on Ecosystem Services in a Tropical Forest

"...The tropical forest ecosystem provides society-wide range of ecosystem services, but increasing human activity changes the land use/land cover dynamics (LULC) with significant change of the ecosystem services values..."

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Land use change drives the spatio-temporal variation of ecosystem services and their interactions along an altitudinal gradient

"...Results The spatio-temporal analysis indicated that six out of eight ecosystem services increased from 1986 to 2015, while soil erosion control and water flow regulation decreased..."

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Assessing the Risk of Losing Forest Ecosystem Services Due to Wildfires

"...Disturbances such as wildfires are an integral part of forest ecosystems, but climate change is increasing their extent, frequency, intensity and severity, compromising forest ecosystem services (ES) that are fundamental to human well-being..."

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Effectiveness of re-vegetated forest and grassland on soil erosion control in the semi-arid Loess Plateau

"...For long-term restoration, a 60% vegetation cover maximizes the benefits of reducing soil erosion and maintaining enough soil water supply that prevents possible soil drought..."

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The assessment of soil loss by water erosion in China

"...Intensive soil erosion occurred on cropland, overgrazing grassland, and sparsely forested land..."

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Increases in soil and woody biomass carbon stocks as a result of rangeland riparian restoration

"...Conclusion We conclude that revegetating rangeland streambanks for erosion control has a substantial additional benefit of mitigating global climate change, and should be considered in carbon accounting and any associated financial compensation mechanisms..."

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