Souris and Area Branch of the PEI Wildlife Federation

Successful Applicant:
Souris and Area Branch of the PEI Wildlife Federation

Award:
$12,917

Project Title:
Souris and Area Wildlife Stream Enhancement 2017


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Project Summary:

This project consisted of restoration, monitoring and outreach work in northeastern PEI, as summarised below:

Restoration work
• Stream enhancement in 15 of our watersheds
• Planting trees in riparian zones – 741 trees planted
• Removing beaver dams from streams where fish passage was impeded.

Monitoring work
• Installing temp loggers in streams
• Habitat assessments
• Electrofishing for fish density surveys
• Community Aquatic Biomonitoring Network surveys
• Community Aquatic Monitoring Programme in Souris River and Basin Head estuaries with DFO
• Smolt trap in North Lake Creek

Outreach work
• Educational events with local school and community groups
• Communication through newsletter, website and social media.