This project will result in detailed vegetation community aerial coverage and taxonomic data referenced to elevation and seasonal water levels in 8 Lake Ontario coastal wetlands.
International Watersheds Initiative
“There’s huge potential for the St. Croix River to support some of the biggest runs of lots of different sea-run fish species in the region.”
Like many water systems across the continent, the Rainy River-Lake of the Woods basin faces several challenges, from climate change to water quality.
IWI project partners are key actors in the IWI program. Although every IWI project is carried out by an IJC board, many projects involve other partnering agencies, organizations, and communities.
Fish counting at Milltown Dam has been in place since 1981 and is a method of establishing an approximate count of the anadromous fish entering the St. Croix River at the lowermost dam located in St. Stephen, NB and operated by NB Power Milltown Hydro Power Generating Station (Milltown Dam).
The International Joint Commission (IJC) is pleased to announce that the International Red River Board has been officially designated as an international watershed board.
The International Joint Commission has recommended to the governments of Canada and the USA to adopt objectives and targets for nitrogen and phosphorus at the Red River international boundary to help address eutrophication concerns in the Red River and Lake Winnipeg.
This project is to produce a Rainy-Lake of the Woods State of the Basin Report (SOBR) 2021 update in a binational project partnership of the Lake of the Woods Water Sustainability Foundation (a not-for-profit Registered Charitable Organization), the International Multi-Agency Arrangement (a…
In keeping with its role to monitor the health of the St. Croix river aquatic ecosystem, the International St.