Restoration & Enhancement of Atlantic Salmon and Brook Trout Habitat in North-Eastern PEI

Successful Applicant:

Souris & Area Branch of the PEI Wildlife Federation


Award:

$12,850


Project Title:

Restoration & Enhancement of Atlantic Salmon and Brook Trout Habitat in North-Eastern PEI


Project Summary:

Souris & Area Branch of the PEI Wildlife Federation began stream clearing and restoration work in 1974 which has continued on a regular basis since that time. This work primarily involves clearing blockages and blowdowns to improve overall stream health and increase fish passage to spawning areas. This project focused on stream restoration and enhancement in 9 systems within our management areas, including 7 that are know to have Atlantic Salmon: North Lake Creek, Priest Pond Creek, Cross River, Hay River, Bear River, Naufrage Creek, Cow River, Souris River, and Fortune River.


Stream Kilometers cleared

Cow River 7.524

Naufrage Creek 18.92

Bear River 5.572

Hay River 6.819

Cross River 13.54

Priest Pond Creek 9.672

North Lake Creek 17.89

Fortune River 10.02

Souris River 11.21

Total 85.066

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