Coastal Restoration Fund: Projects in Prince Edward Island


Development of a Coastal Restoration Program for Prince Edward Island

Recipient: PEI Watershed Alliance

Project goal: This island wide project is focused on improving habitat within estuaries and migratory corridors for anadromous species such as Atlantic salmon and char and aims to address the impacts of historical development while building local capacity and engaging with other PEI watershed groups, Indigenous groups, and partners. The main goal is to improve PEI's coastal health by increasing capacity for PEI watershed groups to work cooperatively in completing projects focused on the restoration of key coastal habitat.

Time frame: 5 years

Fund allocation: $2,065,932

Partners:

  • Atlantic Salmon Conservation Foundation
  • Bedeque Bay Environmental Management Association
  • Colleges and Institutes Canada
  • PEI Department of Communities, Land and Environment
  • PEI Department of Transportation, Infrastructure and Energy
  • PEI Department of Agriculture and Fisheries
  • Crop Insurance Building
  • Ducks Unlimited Canada
  • EcoAction Community Funding Program
  • Habitat Stewardship Program for Species at Risk
  • Interpretation Resources Consulting Inc. - Geomatics Services
  • Stratford Area Watershed Improvement Group
  • Souris and Area Branch of the PEI Wildlife Federation
  • South Shore Watershed Association
  • PEI Watershed Management Fund
  • Wheatley River Improvement Group
  • PEI Wildlife Conservation Fund
  • Winter River-Tracadie Bay Watershed Association
  • Central Queens Wildlife Federation
  • Hillsborough Area Watershed Cooperative
  • Island Waste Management
  • Town of Stratford
  • Wheatley River Improvement Group
  • PEI Greening Spaces Program
  • Kensington North Watersheds Association
  • Trout Unlimited Canada - Prince County Chapter
  • University of Prince Edward Island
On-site meeting with the Souris River Wildlife group on the Souris River, Prince Edward Island.

On-site meeting with the Souris River Wildlife group on the Souris River, Prince Edward Island.

A degraded salt marsh in Kensington PEI, one of the sites identified for restoration

A degraded salt marsh in Kensington PEI, one of the sites identified for restoration

Media Announcement:

Government of Canada protecting Prince Edward Island coastal ecosystems through the Oceans Protection Plan

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