Recipient: Atlantic Salmon Federation
Project Title: Smolt tracking and Assessment Research Program
Project Location: Miramichi River, Restigouche River, Grand Cascapedia River
Approved Grant Amount for 2011: $5,000
North American Atlantic Salmon runs are well below historic levels and many rivers are at a critical stage. The biological and environmental factors causing this crisis are not well understood. This ASF research initiative will help determine the migration routes of Atlantic salmon smolt in rivers, through the transition stage of freshwater to saltwater, and in...