Projects

Rebuilding Eelgrass Meadows to Restore Fish Habitat: Wild Cove Estuary, western Newfoundland

Recipient: Humber Arm Environmental Association Inc.
Approved Amount: $5,000

A literature review will be undertaken to investigate potential connections between Atlantic Salmon and eelgrass, or other species important to the life cycle of Atlantic Salmon. Interviews will be conducted with local fishers, divers, etc.

Beach seines will be performed at existing eelgrass meadows to determine the presence of Atlantic Salmon, or other species important to the life cycle of Atlantic Salmon. All species captures during seines will be identified, photographed, and released as per permit conditions and in accordance with Species at Risk protocols.

Contact: Sheldon Peddle, speddle@acaphumberarm.com