Many waterbodies are lacking natural woody structures due to cottage owners, and marina and resort operators that prefer to “clean up” their waterfront properties by removing natural fallen trees, branches, stumps, and other habitat features.
Watersheds Canada, in partnership with many different groups, has been working to develop habitat enhancement programs that can be delivered across the country. Stay tuned for some upcoming habitat projects and recourse you can use on your lake!
Dalhousie Lake Fish Habitat Project
Dalhousie Lake Fish Habitat Project The goal of this project was to make fish habitat improvements in Dalhousie Lake by naturalizing shorelines and providing fish habitat. In fall of 2014, two walleye spawning beds ...
White Lake Fish Habitat Project
White Lake Fish Habitat Project White Lake, located west of Arnprior, was the setting of a fisheries habitat enhancement project led by Watersheds Canada staff and Lanark County Stewardship Council members during th ...
Christie Lake Fish Habitat Project
Christie Lake Fish Habitat Project Cottage development along Christie Lake has resulted in the loss of in-water structures due to cottagers removing and “cleaning up” their shoreline properties. This project cre ...