A Brief History
The Miramichi River Environmental Assessment Committee (MREAC) has functioned as a community-based not-for-profit watershed organization since 1989. MREAC’s primary objective is environmental stewardship and management of the Miramichi watershed.
Fishing Line/Lead Collectors
Dispose Your Fishing Line & Lead Here! Keep our waterways tangle-free and lead-free. Fishing line and hooks can cause injuries or kill birds. A small lead sinker is enough to poison a Bald Eagle.
Through the Swim Watch Program, MREAC monitors water quality at predetermined sites throughout the Miramichi River watershed. Beginning in 1993, 100 mL surface water samples have been collected during...
Real-time monitoring is an increasingly popular technology that is being used across the world. This technology allows users to have up-to-date results on various parameters and at specified intervals.
The Miramichi Watershed
The Miramichi watershed encompasses approximately 23% (~13, 547 km²) of New Brunswick, and MREAC has been committed to the environmental stewardship and management of this important riverine and coastal ecosystem. The Miramichi River and her tributaries are considered to be one of the most important Atlantic salmon habitats in the world.