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The organisation, previously called the Friends of the Quaggy, was formed in 1990 in response to a proposed flood alleviation scheme which would have destroyed the remaining natural sections of the River Quaggy. Due to the intervention of QWAG, that proposal has now been replaced with a flood alleviation scheme that will increase and improve the Quaggy's more natural sections.
Published in Thames

Mission : To protect and improve the natural, recreational and cultural values of the Clutha Mata-Au River corridor by creating a regional river park and trail. The Clutha Mata-Au is a world-class river and a major regional and national asset. Unfortunately, it has been threatened by further hydro dams and it is being degraded by subdivision developments...,
Published in Clutha

Formed in 1980 as an alternative to designation of the river into the National Wild and Scenic River System, the Mississippi Headwaters Board (MHB) works to protect and preserve the first 400 miles of the Mississippi River in Minnesota. A joint powers board of Clearwater, Beltrami, Cass, Hubbard, Itasca, Aitkin, Crow Wing and Morrison Counties,...
Published in Mississippi Headwaters
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The Porcupine Caribou Management Board (PCMB)

The Porcupine Caribou Management Board (PCMB) was established to ensure the collaborative management of the Porcupine Caribou Herd — one of the largest migratory caribou herds in North America — and protect and maintain its habitat in Canada. The board's membership includes federal, territorial, and...

Published in Porcupine

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