Projects

Release and Monitoring of Live Gene Bank Inner Bay of Fundy Atlantic Salmon in the Petitcodiac River

Recipient: Fort Folly Habitat Recovery
Approved Amount: $5,000

A total of 21 sites were identified with DFO on the Pollett River for salmon fry release. GPS co-ordinates and photographs were recorded at all 21 release sites and a GIS maps was created. Over 5 days between May 17th and May 27th two trucks fitted with aeration tanks transported the fry from the DFO Mactaquac Biodiversity Facility with a portion of the fry each release day. bsr-smolt-wheel-and-2011-fry-releases-020

Fry release 2011 in the Pollett River.