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Atlantic Watershed Stewardship Showcase

In May 2015, CURA H2O held an Atlantic Watershed Stewardship Showcase. Thank-you to everyone for sharing your expertise and for making this event so successful! Discussion outcomes on governance and communicating watershed health are now posted under the Resources tab

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Congratulations and thank-you CURA H2O partners!

To date you have contributed an estimated 46,800 hours towards monitoring Canadian waterways at an estimated $1,638,000 for your in-kind time and knowledge! Thank-you for this invaluable contribution to the inventory and conservation of freshwater in Canada!

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Introduction to Data Analysis

In March 2014, CURA H2O’s annual training workshop was an 'Introduction to Data Analysis'. Participants included stewardship partners from all Atlantic provinces – thank-you everyone for helping to make this workshop such a success! Training materials can be found under the Resources tab.

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CURA H2O Database

The CURA H2O database now contains more than 6200 water quality data observations from 670 monitoring sites across Canada! Thank-you to our stewardship partners across Canada for helping to establish such an important tool for integrated water monitoring and management in Canada!

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Sackville River Clean-Up

Several times a year volunteers gather to help clean-up the Sackville River by removing accumulated debris from the river and its banks. To volunteer or offer support to this or other ecosystem and community health programs, contact the Sackville Rivers Association via their website, or by phone at (902) 865-9238

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Wet-Pro Field Kit

Learn more about the tool used to help standardize data collection in Nova Scotia, across Canada, and abroad.

Visit the Wet-Pro website

Featured Community Partner

The Tusket River Environmental Protection Association’s main objective is to protect the Tusket River and surrounding area from environmental damage caused by pollution. They work closely with other NGOs and government agencies to improve legislation for environmental protection. Current projects include alewife fish counts, proposals for new trails, and active representation on various environmental advisory committees and coalitions.

To learn more about TREPA, please visit www.trepa.com.

Research

The research component of CURA H2O is conducted by a well-developed alliance of academic leaders, students, community members, and government partners.

Click here to learn more about our current research highlights.

International Work

CURA H2O currently has two international project components in West Africa and in Nepal, and our international activity will continue to expand over the next several years.

Click here to learn more about current highlights of our international work.

CURA H2O Database

The Phase II mapping component of the CURA H2O database is now live! This is an exciting milestone in the development of community-based water quality monitoring, and it will house standardized data collected by stewardship partners across Atlantic Canada and internationally.

Contact CURA H2O

Geography Department - Saint Mary’s University

923 Robie St. Halifax, NS B3H 3C2
Ph: 902-491-6373
Fax: 902-496-8213
Email: oliver.woods@smu.ca

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Changes at CBEMN.ca
Data Remains the Property of the Contributor All data contributed to the data collection/storage infrastructure remains the property of the contributing organization. The user agrees that data cannot be modified or shared in any way without express permission from the appropriate authority of the contributing organization. Access to Data Collection and Storage Infrastructure CURA H2O/WET-PRO agrees to allow access to this data collection and storage infrastructure while the service is available, provided that the user follows these requirements: The user agrees to permit only persons who have completed the WET-PRO online training course to use the Kit if intending to upload data to the data management infrastructure. By entering data, the user acknowledges that they have taken the online training course and have followed recommended procedures on the proper calibration/use of the contents of the Kit. Confidentiality of Access Credentials The user agrees that they will not share the password to the data management infrastructure with other parties (without permission from CURA H2O/WET-PRO).
TERMS & CONDITIONS

Data Remains the Property of the Contributor
All data contributed to the data collection/storage infrastructure remains the property of the contributing organization. The user agrees that data cannot be modified or shared in any way without express permission from the appropriate authority of the contributing organization.

Access to Data Collection and Storage Infrastructure
CURA H2O/WET-PRO agrees to allow access to this data collection and storage infrastructure while the service is available, provided that the user follows these requirements:

The user agrees to permit only persons who have completed the WET-PRO online training course to use the Kit if intending to upload data to the data management infrastructure. By entering data, the user acknowledges that they have taken the online training course and have followed recommended procedures on the proper calibration/use of the contents of the Kit.

Confidentiality of Access Credentials The user agrees that they will not share the password to the data management infrastructure with other parties (without permission from CURA H2O/WET-PRO).