Projects

LaHave Water Rescue Project

Recipient: LaHave River Salmon Association
Approved Amount: $9,000

The following project activities were completed during 2009-10: Bi-weekly water quality monitoring Limited Riparian Health Assessments carried out on North Branch of the LaHave River and on farmer’s properties where riparian restoration efforts took place. These assessments will continue in 2010. Establishment of protected riparian areas on beef cattle farms. These areas were created by restricting cattle access and providing alternative watering sources. Presentations given to local groups about the LaHave River Project. Activity booklets to engage youth to consider watershed protection being developed. Graphic designer has created two characters to assist with the education program. Distribution of “Watershed Wisdom” brochures at workshops, to schools, marinas, and interested parties.