Presenter/Author Information

Edith TobeFollow

Type of Presentation

Oral

Session Title

Howe Sound's Time is Now: Knowledge and Planning in Action

Description

The Squamish River Watershed Society has been involved with extensive scientific studies, restoration, and long-term monitoring programs in the Squamish Estuary and Howe Sound from 1998 - 2015. This presentation will provide an overview of many of these projects including restoration of over 20,000 cubic metres of former brownfield back into functioning estuary; reconnecting over 5,000 square metres of tidal channels; installing over 10 culverts in dykes and roads, studying juvenile Chinook outmigration in the estuary and upper Howe Sound; eelgrass restoration, mapping and monitoring; and ongoing education outreach programming for elementary school students and University students.

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Squamish Estuary Restoration & Scientific Studies

2016SSEC

The Squamish River Watershed Society has been involved with extensive scientific studies, restoration, and long-term monitoring programs in the Squamish Estuary and Howe Sound from 1998 - 2015. This presentation will provide an overview of many of these projects including restoration of over 20,000 cubic metres of former brownfield back into functioning estuary; reconnecting over 5,000 square metres of tidal channels; installing over 10 culverts in dykes and roads, studying juvenile Chinook outmigration in the estuary and upper Howe Sound; eelgrass restoration, mapping and monitoring; and ongoing education outreach programming for elementary school students and University students.