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Canada National Marine Conservation Areas Act

http://laws-lois.justice.gc.ca/eng/acts/C-7.3/

Table of Contents. Canada National Marine Conservation Areas Act. 1 - Short
Title; 2 - Interpretation; 3 - Her Majesty; 4 - Marine Conservation Areas; 7.1 -
Marine Conservation Areas in Ontario; 8 - Administration; 12 - Prohibitions; 16 -
Regulations; 18 - Enforcement; 24 - Offences and Punishment; 29 - Mitigation of ...

National Marine Conservation Areas

https://www.pc.gc.ca/en/amnc-nmca

Aug 29, 2017 ... National Marine Conservation Areas, or NMCA for short, are marine areas
managed for sustainable use and containing smaller zones of high protection.
They include the seabed, the water above it and any species which occur there.
They may also take in wetlands, estuaries, islands and other coastal ...

Rockfish Conservation Areas | Pacific Region | Fisheries and ...

http://www.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/fm-gp/maps-cartes/rca-acs/index-eng.html

Aug 28, 2017 ... Since 2002, catch restrictions, fishery monitoring, stock assessment programs,
and Rockfish Conservation Areas (RCAs) have been established throughout the
B.C. coast. DFO's rockfish conservation strategy is designed to alleviate further
rockfish population declines. Within RCAs, inshore rockfish are ...

Find a National Marine Conservation Area - National Marine ...

https://www.pc.gc.ca/en/amnc-nmca/recherche-search

Aug 29, 2017 ... Fathom Five National Marine Park. Dolomite, 420 million years old, rises through
the sparkling waters of Lake Huron to form Fathom Five National Marine Park.
This is a freshwater ecosystem of ancient rock formations, cliff-edge forests,
fascinating dive sites on 22 shipwrecks, and orchid species both ...

Area 12 to 20, 28 and 29 | Rockfish Conservation Areas | Pacific ...

http://www.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/fm-gp/maps-cartes/rca-acs/areas-secteurs/sg-dg-eng.html

Sep 24, 2015 ... Area 12 to 20, 28 and 29 | Rockfish Conservation Areas.

DFO - Emerald Basin and Sambro Bank Sponge Conservation Areas

http://www.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/oceans/oeabcm-amcepz/refuges/emerald-emeraude-eng.html

Dec 5, 2017 ... Emerald Basin and Sambro Bank Sponge Conservation Areas. Location: Scotian
Shelf Bioregion (Nova Scotia); Approximate Size (km2) contribution to Marine
Conservation Targets: 260 km2. Approximate % coverage contribution to Marine
Conservation Targets: <0.01%; Conservation Objective: Protect ...

Background on National Marine Conservation Areas - National ...

http://www.pc.gc.ca/en/amnc-nmca/cnamnc-cnnmca/dgs-ssg/contexte-background

Mar 30, 2017 ... The conservation of marine environments is taking on global significance. In
response to this, the Government of Canada began a National Marine
Conservation Areas ( NMCA ) program within the Parks Canada Agency, with the
approval in 1986 of a National Marine Conservation Areas policy.

Carbon credits and the conservation of natural areas

http://www.cfs.nrcan.gc.ca/pubwarehouse/pdfs/29788.pdf

Carbon credits and the conservation of natural areas. Bill Freedman, Graham
Stinson, and Paresh Lacoul. Abstract: Increasing the amount of organic-carbon
stored in the biomass of terrestrial ecosystems is an effective way to reduce the
net anthropogenic emissions of greenhouse gases to the atmosphere. This can
be ...

Maps and brochures - Lake Superior National Marine Conservation ...

https://pc.gc.ca/en/amnc-nmca/on/super/visit/cartes-maps

Nov 7, 2017 ... Brochure of the Lake Superior NMCA. Click here to view an enlarged image. (
PDF 6.8 MB). LSNMCA Map. Map of the Lake Superior NMCA in Western Lake
Superior. Click here to view an enlarged image. (PDF 0.2 MB). Hiking trail
brochure. Lake Superior National Marine Conservation Area's Top of Lake ...

Mer Bleue | National Capital Commission

http://ncc-ccn.gc.ca/places-to-visit/greenbelt/mer-bleue

The 3,500-hectare conservation area has a northern ecosystem that is more
typical of the Arctic than of the Ottawa Valley. At Mer Bleue you will find
interpretive boardwalks, sand ridges, cross-country ski trails and forests. Mer
Bleue is the largest bog and natural area in Canada's Capital Region and the
second-largest bog ...

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