A national network
supporting aquatic habitat
protection and restoration


Aquatic Habitat Canada is a national network focused on helping governments, local communities, Indigenous organizations, industry stakeholders and conservation organizations to more effectively protect and restore healthy and resilient aquatic ecosystems.

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Sometimes we publish our findings as part of govt report series. Overview of @DFO_Science contribs to fish habitat sci. @scas_scsa @CARSAFS @AHC_HAC @AFS_Habitat @FishOceansCAN. By our @Canada_CEBCEM team @jessj_taylor W @FisheriesRobert + DFO folks. https://waves-vagues.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/library-bibliotheque/41065281.pdf

My first first-author publication is now out in Biological Conservation 🥂🎉 This collaborative effort between researchers and practitioners is just one small contribution to reversing the global decline of freshwater biodiversity. Access it here: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0006320722000866?dgcid=author

After many years of work our paper highlighting “bright spots” in the context of hydropower and inland fish is now out and Open Access!
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We synthesize fishy best practices for hydropower siting, design, construction, operation and compensation…


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Wave Two Announced: DFO's Fish and Fish Habitat Protection Program is ready to undertake the next round of engagement.

Fisheries and Oceans Canada is seeking input on their process to modernize and/or develop new policies, frameworks, instruments, and guidance to continue implementing the Fish and Fish Habitat Protection Provisions of the Fisheries Act. Register at talkfishhabitat.ca to receive their latest updates.

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