Stream restoration and monitoring activities were carried out to increase overall fish habitat quality and quantity to assist the Atlantic salmon population in the Northumberland Strait.
Fish habitat restoration, flow improvements and fish passage improvements occurred on three watercourses in the Sackville River watershed.
Eight sites along the St. Mary’s River were restored, including breech repairs, deflectors, bank repairs and installation of rock sills and holding pools.
Two bridges and their embankments were removed to improve the river flow, benefiting numerous fish species.
A fish habitat embayment project converted a grassed park area into a small wetland.
This is an ongoing project to create openings in several artificial barriers that prevent movement of juvenile salmon into estuary habitats.