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.
Interest in pH monitoring on the Miramichi River and tributaries is based on a concern primarily for fish habitat. Many waterways with lower pH levels (e.g. Nova Scotia’s southeast shore) due to “acid rain” and low buffering capacities have...
Fishing Line/Lead Collectors
Dispose Your Fishing Line & Lead Here! Keep our waterways tangle-free and lead-free. Monofilament fishing line persists in the environment for 600 years. Fishing line and hooks can cause injuries or kill birds. A small lead sinker is enough to...
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.