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Belfast Bay Watershed Coalition is a group of organizations and individuals working to support conservation and stewardship of natural, scenic, historic, and public access of the Belfast Bay watershed through research, community-building and education.

Officially incorporated in 1995, the Hiwassee River Watershed Coalition is a nonprofit organization dedicated to sustaining good water quality in streams, lakes and rivers that flow into the Hiwassee River. The upper Hiwassee River watershed boundary includesalmost all of a 4-county area: Cherokee and Clay counties in North Carolina and Towns and Union counties in north Georgia...

A sahelian floodplain and lake which qualifies under the representative Criterion (embodying all of the diverse flora and fauna of both the Sahel and Sudan), the 20,000 waterfowl Criterion for at least three species (Philomachus pugnax, Anas querquedula, and Dendrocygna viduata), and the fish Criteria ...

The aims of the Trust are to promote and support initiatives designed to conserve, enhance and develop our fisheries for the enjoyment of current and future generations, and to preserve a valuable part of our natural heritage."We achieve our objectives by providing advice, carrying out research, ...

The Maru Research Center is an independent research station located on the northern shore of Lake Malawi. In association with Aquanuts Divers, local fishers and other Malawian organizations we conduct research and monitoring programs on Lake Malawi. "Our goal is to be a Center at which Malawians and people...

Five Countries (Austria, Croatia, Hungary, Serbia andSlovenia) and their ministries responsible for environment and nature conservation signed a joint declaration to establish the Transboundary UNESCO Biosphere Reserve "Mura-Drava-Danube".

MCCG is an incorporated volunteer organization that operates under Articles of Association, with the following objectives: To work with the Brisbane City Council towards the implementation of the actions recommended in the Catchment Management Plan published by BCC in June 1997;

The extensive floodplains of two lowland rivers, including oxbow lakes, bogs, fens, forested peatlands, and lakes. Vegetation includes natural and artificial forests of various types and extensive floodplain meadows. Plant and animal diversity is high, with over 800 species of vascular plants and 58 species of mammals in the area.

Natural coastal wetland with dominant thorn scrubs and low deciduous forest vegetation, and in the surroundings, coastal dunes, seagrass beds and mangroves. Three of the 7 species of marine turtles registered in Mexico hatch their eggs in these beaches: Lepidochelys olivacea, Dermochelys coriacea, and Chelonia agassizi.

A small brackish lake (220ha) and associated lakes in eastern Mongolia within a unique landscape combining wetlands, steppe and sand dunes, located in the strip between the south steppe and Gobi zones. This lake district is based in the wind-scoured lowlands of extinct volcanoes and known as Dariganga.

A chain of four saline lakes at the foot of the Gobi Altai, ranging from 1100m to 1235m in altitude. The lakes are shallow, with a saucer-shaped depth profile, and vary considerably in size both seasonally and from year to year. These lakes are known to be an important staging area for migratory waterfowl,

A complex wetland system including grassland, marshes, lakes, and forests, contiguous with Russia to the south across the Songacha River. The site, at the northern end of the large lake, provides important breeding habitat for a number of globally threatened species, including the endangered Grus japonensis,

The Russian portion of an extensive coastline, a transborder freshwater lake (with China), and adjacent floodplains, subject to periodic fluctuations. A diverse aquatic and marsh vegetation is supported, as are several relict plant species surviving since the Tertiary era. An important area for breeding, feeding and staging birds, including globally threatened and endemic species.

The Westcountry Rivers Trust, in collaboration with DEFRA and the Rivers Trust, has developed a method for undertaking stakeholder-led spatial visualisation of ecosystem services provisioning areas across a catchment landscape.During this participatory process, ...

The Westcountry Rivers Trust is an environmental charity established in 1995 to secure the preservation, protection, development and improvement of the rivers, streams, watercourses and water impoundments in the Westcountry and to advance the education of the public in the management of water.

"East Anglian rivers are a great resource for leisure – walkers, photographers, anglers and canoeists to name a few – and for wildlife. They are also essential water sources for drinking and for agriculture. But our rivers are not always as healthy as they should be, so our mission...

St. Croix River Association’s (SCRA) mission is to protect, restore and celebrate the St. Croix River and its watershed. With an approach based on partnerships, SCRA is working to realize a vision for the St. Croix as a place where rivers run free and clean, a diverse habitat sustains our unique and diverse flora and fauna...

Mississippi Valley Conservancy is a regional, non-profit land trust based in La Crosse that has permanently conserved more than 16,000 acres of blufflands, prairies, wetlands, and streams in southwestern Wisconsin since its founding in 1997.

The Eastern River Basin District incorporates all or part of twelve Local Authority areas: Dublin City, Meath, Kildare, Wicklow, Cavan, Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown, Fingal, Offaly, South Dublin, Westmeath, Louth and a small portion of Wexford.

Le complexe de zones humides Mangoky-Ihotry se trouve dans la province de Toliara. D’une superficie de 315 000 ha, il fait partie du District de Morombe, sur la côte sud-ouest de Madagascar. Le Complexe assure la connectivité des aires protégées dans le sud-ouest de Madagascar (Kirindy-Mite, Menabe, Mikea, Tsimanampetsotsa),

The Betsiboka Estuary on the northwest coast of Madagascar is the mouth of Madagascar’s largest river and one of the world’s fast-changing coastlines. Nearly a century of extensive logging of Madagascar’s rainforests and coastal mangroves has resulted in nearly complete clearing of the land and fantastic rates of erosion. After every heavy rain, the bright red soils are washed from the hillsides into the streams and rivers to the coast.

The Pelly River flows through the Traditional Territory of the Kaska Dena people, who have lived with this land for thousands of years. Prior to the building of the Robert Campbell Highway in the mid-20th century, the Pelly and other waterways of the region were important travel routes, including for early explorers and traders...

To achieve flood protection in the Maritsa River Basin, Greece and Turkey have been forced to take preventative measures. However, these actions have been taken unilaterally making the Maritsa River Basin an example of poor international and transboundary water management.

The Willandra Lakes Region is an extensive area that contains a system of ancient lakes formed over the last two million years, most of which are fringed by a crescent shaped dune or lunette. Aborigines lived on the shores of the lakes for at least 50,000 years, and the remains of a 40,000 year old female found in the dunes...

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The Gills Creek Watershed is among the largest impaired urban watersheds in South Carolina, and contains over 70 miles of streams and lakes, and 47,000 acres of land. The watershed is included in the cities of Columbia, Cayce,...

Significant upgrades made by Onondaga County to its municipal wastewater treatment system plus the construction of Honeywell’s underground barrier wall, which intercepts contaminated groundwater from former factory sites so it can be treated ...

The Friends of the Yampa is a river advocacy group and movement based on one common passion, a shared love for the Yampa River. "Our mission is to protect and enhance the river’s environmental and recreational integrity through stewardship, advocacy, education and partnerships"

The Sault Ste. Marie Region Conservation Authority (SSMRCA) is one of Ontario's 36 conservation authorities. Located in northern Ontario, the SSMRCA provides cost-effective watershed management based on over 50 years of local experience.

Born out of the River Esk Action Committee, which was formed to implement the Yorkshire Esk's Salmon Action Plan in 1999, the Yorkshire Esk Rivers Trust (YERT) has been established to take on a wider responsibility not only for the fishery and ecology of the River Esk, but also the coastal streams to both the north and south of Whitby.

Welcome to the web pages of Axios - Loudias - Aliakmons Management Authority. Here you can find information about the Management Authority and the National Park, which comprises the Deltas of the rivers Axios and Aliakmonas, the estuaries of Gallikos and Loudias rivers, the Kalohori lagoon and the saltmarsh of Alyki Kitrous.

The Vjosa River in Albania is one of Europe’s last living wild rivers. The Vjosa is a European treasure. Its greatest value lies in its uncompromised intactness. The dams would destroy this unique ecosystem and its high potential for sustainable nature tourism in the future.

The protection, conservation and enhancement of the Union's natural capital is one of the 9 priority objectives of the 7th General Union Environment Action Programme to 2020 'Living well, within the limits of our planet'. BISE is contributing to the improvement of the knowledge and evidence base for the European Union's environmental policy.

Ya'axché Conservation Trust is a Belizean organisation which aims to maintain a healthy environment with empowered communities by fostering sustainable livelihoods, protected area management, biodiversity conservation and environmental education within the Maya Golden Landscape.

“Revitalizing people-centered community economic development through watershed sustainability projects, civic leadership opportunities, and comprehensive ecosystem conservation and workforce training initiatives.” The council is a group of diverse people who are committed to public collaboration for natural resource conservation efforts.

The mission of the Pascagoula River Basin Alliance is to promote the ecological, economic and cultural health and viability of the Pascagoula, Leaf, Chickasawhay, and Escatawpa Rivers and their watersheds by fostering research, communication, and action. The Pascagoula River Basin Alliance is a diverse group of stakeholders,...

A strong, viable, dynamic and credible voice for the environment of the Hawkesbury; a network which is representative of the Hawkesbury communities, which represents its members, and educates and engages the community. To conserve and restore the natural environment of the Hawkesbury region. To bring together people and organisations to increase awareness of and act for sustainability and the environment.

Green Camel Bell (GCB), the first Non-governmental environmental protection organization in Gansu, was formally established on 4th, November, 2004. It aims to protect and to restore the continuing deteriorated ecological environment in West China. Since it’s establishment, GCB has played active role in setting environment crisis,

Calgary River Valleys (CRV) is an independent, not-for-profit, volunteer-led organization, dedicated to building a strong and effective voice for river valleys protection and water quality in Calgary. "Our principal purpose is to “champion and engage the public in the protection, appreciation and stewardship of Calgary’s rivers, creeks, wetlands and watershed resources.”

"Established in 1995, Ontario Streams is a non-profit environmental organization dedicated to the conservation and rehabilitation of streams and wetlands, through education and community involvement. Since our inception we have worked closely with numerous communities, landowners, and school groups to develop lasting partnerships in education and environmental stewardship."

El grupo de Investigación en Ciencias Forestales en la línea de Bosques y Cambio Climático de la Universidad Nacional de Colombia –sede Medellín-, como parte del Programa Expedición Antioquia 2013, está trabajando en el proyecto RECONSTRUCCIÓN DEL CLIMA EN LA CUENCA DEL RÍO ATRATO (ANTIOQUIA-CHOCÓ) MEDIANTE TÉCNICAS DENDROCLIMÁTICAS,

O Comitê da Bacia Hidrográfica do Rio São Francisco – CBHSF é um órgão colegiado, integrado pelo poder público, sociedade civil e empresas usuárias de água, que tem por finalidade realizar a gestão descentralizada e participativa dos recursos hídricos da bacia, na perspectiva de proteger os seus mananciais e contribuir para o seu desenvolvimento sustentável.

"We are a statewide, water-focused, nonprofit land trust supported by people, like you, who believe that the protection of exceptional shore land is essential to the quality of life in Vermont. With your help, we can continue to protect popular swimming holes, breathtaking gorges, magnificent waterfalls, fishing and boating accesses, paddlers’ trails, wildlife corridors, watersheds and so much more.

The Miami Conservancy District's (MCD) core mission is flood protection. Over the years, the organization has branched out to meet the region’s water needs. Today, MCD is working hard to help preserve the quality of our water through monitoring, testing and education. MCD staff provides city and county officials with extensive water monitoring and water analysis, and educates and involves citizens in protecting their local water resources.

The Upper Missouri River Watershed Alliance (UMOWA) is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit conservation organization created in 2014 by local citizens concerned for the health and future of the Upper Missouri River watershed. Comprised of sportsmen, landowners, farmers and ranchers, ...