Canadian Heritage Rivers System

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Canadian Heritage Rivers System (CHRS)

Address:c/o Parks Canada
Ottawa, ON K1A0M5

Established: 1984. Description:Established by federal, provincial, and territorial governments to conserve and protect the best examples of Canada's river heritage, to give them national recognition, and to encourage the public to enjoy and appreciate them. Today, there are 39 Heritage Rivers across Canada, and more are being added to the system each year. Members: 15 (appointed by government).
Publications: Heritage Riverscapes Newsletter (annually); free. The Canadian Heritage Rivers System Annual Report (annually); free.

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says its application to withdraw water from the Clearwater River falls within the Clearwater-Christian Rivers Management Plan guidelines for Canadian Heritage Rivers.
The combination of historical, cultural and natural significance of waterways and waterscapes led to the establishment of the Canadian Heritage Rivers Program in 1984.

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