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Salt Marsh Restoration of Souris River

Fisheries and Oceans Canada via the Coastal Restoration Fund
The Coastal Restoration Fund backed by Fisheries and Oceans Canada, provides money to projects addressing threats to marine habitats and species along Canada’s coastline. Rehabilitation to aquatic habitats, contributing to long-term sustainability, and encouraging, engaging and consulting both community and Indigenous groups are core principles of projects funded by the Coastal Restoration Fund.

Budget: $44,369.52

Project Description: The Coastal Restoration Fund provides money to projects addressing threats to marine habitats and species along Canada’s coasts. Rehabilitation to aquatic habitats, contributing to long-term sustainability, and encouraging, engaging and consulting both community and Indigenous groups are core principles of projects funded by the Coastal Restoration Fund. Souris Wildlife will be using this money for salt marsh restoration in Souris River. As part of a multi-year project surrounding salt marsh restoration, currently, testing of materials to aid in holding sediment in place is being conducted, with the aim to finalize a methodology to complete this work.

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