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Our Mission:
"To promote enhanced community partnerships in the conservation of wild Atlantic salmon and its habitat in Atlantic Canada and Quebec."



Feature ProjectBuilding a water temperature monitoring network in Canadian Atlantic salmon rivers.

Recipient: National Institute of Scientific Research (INRS)

Project Title: Building a water temperature monitoring network in Canadian Atlantic salmon rivers

Approved Grant Amount for 2015: $25,000 (2nd year of 3 year project, total: $75,000)

Summary:

Atlantic salmon is a stenotherm fish, which means that it can tolerate a relatively narrow range of temperatures. Although water temperature is monitored in some rivers, Eastern Canada does not have a structured river water temperature network. There is no concerted effort to provide consistent thermal information that is relevant for...

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