July 10, 2008

Government of Canada coughs up $2.1 million for Location-based Information projects

The Government of Canada today announced $674,911 in funding for a variety of resource management projects in B.C. that will benefit from improved access to location-based information online. The projects, with a total value of $2.1 million, are being supported by the national GeoConnections program, led by Natural Resources Canada. Funded projects include:
McGregor Model Forest in Prince George, managed in partnership with the University of British Columbia

Environment Canada for a project that will see the creation of a multi-agency partnership and the development of a Web portal to share information pertaining to the Okanagan River Basin.

$60,000 to support species at risk by enabling access to aggregated data on the Internet for more than 5,000 aquatic plant and animal species.
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