A Plan for Lakes, Rivers and Wetlands of the Missisquoi Bay Watershed
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A Plan for Lakes, Rivers and Wetlands of the Missisquoi Bay Watershed

The lakes, rivers and wetlands in the Missisquoi Bay watershed provide recreational opportunities, drinking water and support for wildlife habitat and plant communities.  Water resource protection and remediation is necessary to ensure the community’s continued enjoyment of these uses. Karen Bates, Watershed Management Division basin planner, and partners in the watershed have assessed water resources, … Continue reading

Missisquoi Delta and Bay Wetlands Designated Ramsar Wetland of International Importance
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Missisquoi Delta and Bay Wetlands Designated Ramsar Wetland of International Importance

On November 20th, 2013 the Missisquoi Delta and Bay Wetlands were officially designated “Wetlands of International Importance” by the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands (RCW). The RCW was adopted in the Iranian City of Ramsar on the southern shore of the Caspian Sea in 1971. The purpose of the Convention as an intergovernmental treaty is to … Continue reading