This report provides an overview of the impacts and benefits of the Columbia
River Treaty (the Treaty) to the Columbia Basin (drainages into the main stem
of the Columbia River north of the 49th parallel) in Canada and to the Province
The Columbia River has been extensively altered by dams built for flood control and hydroelectric power
production in both Canada and the United States. In the Canadian portion of the basin, there are 19 facilities
which generate about 50% of...
The park protects important and under-represented riparian habitat that is become rare along
the west arm of Kootenay Lake due to increased foreshore development. A number of
important natural features were identified...
The LWMP contains information on the biophysical and social
characteristics of Lake Windermere and its surroundings. The lake is
highly valued by the public for its healthy environment, clean water,
diverse year‐round recreation opportunities, sense of community,
spiritual values, and as a primary economic driver for the region....