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 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.