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2017 State of the Environment Report

State of the environment reporting offers accessible and comprehensive information to improve our understanding of the environment.

Previous reports have used condition, stressors and responses to talk about the current state of the environment. This year's report will be easier to read and understand.

We've divided Saskatchewan's State of the Environment Report into four sections: air, habitat, land and water. In each section, the report will provide the following information. Use the links below to view the individual sections, or download the complete report in PDF format.

Why it matters
An explanation of what information the environmental indicator conveys and why that information is important.

What is happening
An explanation of how human activities are having an impact on specific environmental indicators.

What we are doing
Actions that are being taken to improve or maintain environmental conditions.

List of Indicators

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Air Quality and Emissions
Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Air Pollutant Volume
Air Pollutant Concentration



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Forest Health and Management
Effective Renewal
Forest Type and Age
Wildfire Disturbance
Insects and Disease
Proportion of Provincial Annual Cut



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Land Management
Waste Recycling
Private Land Stewardship
Agricultural Land Cover



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Water Management
Water Quality
Water Quantity
Water Allocations
Water Consumption and Conservation


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