Fort Folly Habitat Recovery

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The Fort Folly Habitat Recovery Program was initiated in 1993, focusing mainly on restoration projects surrounding local environmental issues.  These included the restoration of local streams such as the Back Brook Dam in Dorchester,  cleaning up of illegal dump sites around the local community and construction of nesting boxes for various bird species. In 1998, the first meeting for the Inner Bay of Fundy (iBOF) Atlantic Salmon Recovery Team was held in conjunction with the Department of Fisheries and Oceans for species at risk.  During this time the Live Gene Bank (LGB) was established to rescue remaining iBOF Atlantic Salmon at Mactaquac hatchery for reproduction survival and in 2001 COSEWIC (Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada) listed the iBOF Atlantic Salmon as endangered. Since 2001, the FFHR Team has been involved with recovery actions on numerous iBOF rivers including but not limited to the Big Salmon river, the Upper Salmon river, the Pollett river and recently  the Petitcodiac river/estuary.

Our Staff

Tim Robinson

(began in 1996)

Laura Buck

(began in 2004)

Tanya Cooper

(began in 2014)

Trystan Knockwood

Summer student/(began in 2016)

Tom Johnson

(began in 2011)

David Knockwood

Summer student/(began in 2013)

Taylor Colford

Began Spring 2016

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