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Overview of funded projects (Coastal Restoration Fund)

Find out about the projects that were approved for the Coastal Restoration Fund.

Program overview

The CRF was a $75 million five-year program launched in 2017 as part of the Oceans Protection Plan’s efforts to preserve and restore marine ecosystems and provided funding for over 60 projects on all coasts. CRF projects are expected to restore approximately 650 million square metres of aquatic habitat, and contribute to the survival or recovery of threatened or endangered species. The program has also facilitated community engagement across the country involving all levels of government, including Indigenous governments and organizations, industry, conservation groups and academia in the development of project plans.

Project overviews by province and territory

Select one of the following provinces or territories to browse summaries of funded projects for the area.

Map of funded projects

Map of completed projects funded through the Coastal Restoration Fund.

Map of the Arctic coast with projects identified.
Map of the Pacific coast with projects identified.
Map of the Atlantic coast with projects identified.
Project Organization Province tag
1 Pacific Salmon Foundation BC 2017-01
2 Fraser Valley Watersheds Coalition BC 2017-02
3 Raincoast Conservation Foundation BC 2017-03
4 Comox Valley Project Watershed Society BC 2017-04
5 North Coast Skeena First Nations Stewardship Society BC 2017-05
6 Squamish River Watershed Society BC 2017-06
7 Gitga'at First Nation BC 2017-07
8 Cowichan Tribes BC 2017-08
9 Maa-nulth Treaty Society BC 2017-09
10 British Columbia Conservation Foundation BC 2017-10
11 SeaChange Marine Conservation Society BC 2017-11
12 University of Waterloo Nvt 2017-12
13 Dalhousie University Nvt 2017-13
14 Arctic Eider Society Nvt 2017-14
15 Aurora College – Aurora Research Institute NWT 2017-15
16 Conseil de la Nation huronne-wendat QC 2017-16
17 Comité ZIP Côte-Nord du Golfe QC 2017-17
19 Comité ZIP du Sud-de-l'Estuaire QC 2017-19
20 Comité ZIP Gaspésie QC 2017-20
21 Fondation de la faune du Québec QC 2017-21
22 Groupe environnemental Uni-Vert région Matane QC 2017-22
23 Clean Foundation NS 2017-23
24 St Mary's University NS 2017-24
25 Maritime Aboriginal Peoples Council NS 2017-25
26 PEI Watershed Alliance PEI 2017-26
27 Passamaquoddy Recognition Group NB 2017-27
28 Kopit Lodge NB 2017-28
29 Ducks Unlimited Canada NB 2017-29
30 Memorial University of Newfoundland – Fisheries and Marine Institute Nfld 2017-30
31 World Wildlife Fund Canada Nfld 2017-31
32 Mi'kmaq Alsumk Mowimsikik Koqoey Association Nfld 2017-32
33 Pacheedaht First Nation BC 2019-33
34 Musqueam Indian Band BC 2019-34
35 L'Agence Mamu Innu Kaikusseht QC 2019-35
36 Association de gestion halieutique autochtone Mi'gmaq et Malécite QC 2019-36
37 Anquotum Resource Management NB 2019-37
39 Confederacy of Mainland Mi'kmaq NS 2019-39
40 Ducks Unlimited Canada BC 2019-40
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