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Watershed Action Guide: A Practical Guide for Building Partnerships, Projects and Processes for a Sustainable Watershed

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From the Introduction

"The Action Guide is intended to provide an outline to watershed residents, municipal councils and staff, non-governmental agencies, educators and others with practical information about the general process for identifying the need, establishing groups, making resource management decisions through consensus, completing recommendations and ensuring implementation."

Useful for:

Contractors and developers
Land owners of waterfront properties
Urban and rural planners
Water management companies
Ecosystem managers

Additional Information

UMA Environmental (a division of UMA Engineering Ltd.)
Publication Date: May 1998
Publisher: Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources


Watershed planning and management basics
What is watershed planning and management?
Getting to know your watershed
Who's who in watershed management planning?
Preparing a watershed management plan
Getting started
Putting your plan into action
Funding a watershed plan
Tools for communication
Building partnerships
Organizing your group
Getting the word out
Dealing with conflict
Appendix A
Inventory of watershed management projects in Ontario
Appendix B
Federal government offices
Provincial government ministries
Conservation authorities
Major provincial and federal legislation relating to water quality, water quantity and land management

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Print Copy $29.99 CAD
(plus S&H and applicable tax)

For orders outside Canada, please call 1.705.748.1011 Ext.7049