Canadian Government Funds 14 Conservation Projects

Terra Nova National Park
Terra Nova National Park
Image Credit: Richard Hiscock ViaFlickr

On July 8th the Government of Canada announced its provision of $1.968 million to fund 14 projects under the Atlantic Ecosystems Initiatives, whose goals are to conserve and restore important ecosystems across Canada while connecting Canadians with nature in and around their communities.

Projects receiving funding include the “Atlantic Bat Monitoring Network”, “Habitat Conservation Strategies for the Atlantic Provinces”, and “Risk hotspot identification for colonial seabirds in Atlantic Canada”.

To learn more about the Atlantic Ecosystems Initiative visit their website. To read more about the 14 projects receiving funding view the full announcement here.