Item: Alberta's Wetlands: A Law and Policy Guide
by Arlene Kwasniak October, 2001 Pages: 196 ISBN Number: 978-0-921503-67-5
This publication contains over 195 pages of information on laws, policies and regulatory processes that can affect Alberta's wetlands. The Guide contains seven law primers and thirteen detailed chapters, including on riparian rights, bed and shores, water regulation, environmental assessment, federal interests through fisheries, navigation and migratory birds, municipal controls, resource development and protective mechanisms. The appendix considers numerous legal tools of special interest to municipalities for conserving wetlands and other environmentally sensitive areas. This Guide will be useful to anyone interested in the continuing existence of wetlands, including landowners, federal, provincial and municipal government representatives, members of non-governmental organizations, consultants, academics and legal representatives.