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Enhancing Cape Breton/Unama’ki Rivers

Recipient: Unama’ki Institute of Natural Resources
Approved Amount: $5,000
Year Approved: 2012

UNIR is working to enhance rivers in Cape Breton by planting native trees (e.g. sugar maple, yellow birch, American beech, American elm, black ash and red oak) along riverbanks to improve natural riparian zones. Prospective planting sites have been located and digitally mapped on private and crown land.

Contact: Lisa Young, 902-379-2163,