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Downloadable Documents

Would you like to know more about the Rideau River Biodiversity Project or about certain species found in the River? Take a look through this list of documents you can download.

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Johnson, Martha C., M. Poulin and M. Graham (2003). "Towards an Integrated Approach to the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Biodiversity: Lessons Learned from the Rideau River Biodiversity Project". Human Ecology Review 10(1): 40-55.
Download the text of this article: 708 Kb PDF.

Poulin, Michel, et al. (2001). A Multidisciplinary, Community-based Study of the Environmental Health of the Rideau River: Final Report. Ottawa: Canadian Museum of Nature.
Download the complete version of this document: 595 Kb PDF.
Download the simplified version, without photographs, of this document: 112 Kb PDF.

Phelps, A., C.B. Renaud and F. Chapleau (2000). "First Record of a Freshwater Drum, Aplodinotus grunniens, in the Rideau River, Ottawa, Ontario". Canadian Field-Naturalist 114(1): 121-125.
Download the text of this article: 94 Kb PDF.

A piranha.

Phelps, Anne, F. Chapleau and C.B. Renaud. (2000). "The Tadpole Madtom, Noturus gyrinus, a Rarely Seen Fish of the Rideau River System, Ontario". Trail and Landscape 34(1): 30-34.
Download the text of this article: 66 Kb PDF.



Two people from the Project at work in a boat on the Rideau River.
A Project team at work, taking a geographical position reading on the Rideau River.

Leaves of fragrant white water lily, Nymphaea odorata.
Leaves of fragrant white water lily, Nymphaea odorata.


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