Souris and Area Branch of the PEI Wildlife Federation
Souris and Area Wildlife Stream Enhancement 2017
This project consisted of restoration, monitoring and outreach work in northeastern PEI, as summarized 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.