The Columbia Wetlands from highway 95
|Area||151 square kilometres (58 sq mi)|
|Designated||5 June 2005|
The Columbia Wetlands is a 15,070 hectare wetland in the Columbia Valley region of southeastern British Columbia, Canada. It was designated a wetland of international importance on World Environment Day, June 5, 2005, and is the thirty-seventh such site in Canada. The wetland satisfies all the inclusion criteria of the Ramsar Convention. It is maintained by the Columbia Wetlands Wildlife Management Area (CWWMA, designated in 1996) and administered by the Canadian Wildlife Service. It is also part of the Living Lakes Network.
Fauna and flora
- "Columbia Wetlands". Ramsar Sites Information Service. Retrieved 25 April 2018.
- "Canada names new Ramsar site in British Columbia". Ramsar Convention Secretariat. 2005-06-05. Retrieved 2012-02-06.
- "Columbia Wetlands: Backgrounder". Wildsight. 2007. Retrieved 2008-05-30.
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