Projects

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.

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Swim Watch Program

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...

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Real-Time Monitoring

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.

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Atlantic Salmon Habitat Assessment

For the past six years MREAC, with ASCF support, has completed Atlantic Salmon habitat assessments on the Bay du Vin River, Bartibogue River, Barnaby River, and the Bartholomew River systems respectively.  In 2015/16, with...

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Ice Observation

As part of the New Brunswick "River Watch" program, ice observation is a provincial initiative that monitors the potential for flooding along New Brunswick’s river systems in late winter and during the spring freshet.

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Snow Course Monitoring

MREAC established a partnership with the New Brunswick Department of Environment and Local Government (DELG) in 2009-10 to begin conducting snow and ice studies in the Miramichi River watershed.

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Lake Monitoring

MREAC with the support of the New Brunswick Department of Environment and Local Government (DELG) staff have been actively involved in lake monitoring on the Miramichi watershed.

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CAMP

The Community Aquatic Monitoring Program (CAMP) was launched by the Department of  Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) in 2003 as a pilot program on southern Gulf of the St. Lawrence estuaries; at...

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CABIN

The Canadian Aquatic Biomonitoring Network (CABIN) protocol, as developed by Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC), is now a nationally accepted and applied technique for assessing the biological condition...

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River & Air Watch

River Watch / Air Watch are MREAC's community flagship program.  Each year, citizens and stakeholders from the Miramichi address environmental concerns through this program. MREAC press releases...

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Habitat Conservation Strategy - Miramichi Watershed

This Habitat Conservation Strategy (HCS) was developed through collaboration among the collaborating members of Eastern Habitat Joint Venture (EHJV) and other habitat conservation groups.  The Miramichi River Environmental Assessment Committee (MREAC), the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) and the staff of the Canadian Wildlife Service (CWS) in Sackville New Brunswick are the main contributors to the Miramichi HCS.

State of the Environment Report for the Miramichi Watershed - 2007

This report examines the state of the environment of the Miramichi River
watershed and specifically how it has changed over the past decade or so and how it
may be changing in the near future.

Archived Projects

Click on the link below to view some of MREAC's past projects:

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