The Blog

19 Jun

2017 Electrofishing Needs Volunteers

Most years, we have received funding to examine several local streams for the presence of Atlantic salmon and estimate the population of other fishes.  This data is used to prioritize management or restoration activities and to continue to monitor the watershed for endangered species and species of concern.  This project is not possible without the

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14 Jun

Lots to Report

Things have been busy with the Association lately as we continue to implement our management plan as outlined in the Research and Studies section of this website.  We have been meeting every two weeks with the board and members composed of Robin Hanson (President), Russel Smith (Vice President), David Olive (Turtleman),Wayne and Richard Baker (the

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24 May

NBWTF Supports 2017 Electrofishing Program

The generous support of the New Brunswick Wildlife Trust Fund has allowed us to continue to monitor Atlantic salmon populations in the Oromocto River and its tributaries.  For 2017, we received $12,000 to expand our surveys.  This allows inclusion of replicate sites in salmon bearing tributaries and further examination of cold water tributaries for their

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05 Aug

New Bridge Over Tiny Brook

Thanks to the volunteers who helped build a new bridge over Tiny Brook allowing easy access to Raggedy Ass Falls. To learn more about Raggedy Ass Falls, click here.

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12 Jun

Fish Friends celebrates another year of fish conservation at Base Gagetown

Laura West For This Week The theme for this year’s Canadian Environment Week (June 1 – 7) was “Strengthening our Environment Today for Tomorrow.” As part of its Environment Week activities, 5th Canadian Division Support Base (5CDSB) Gagetown Hosted the seventh annual Fish Friends field days. Fish Friends is a program started by the Atlantic

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15 Apr

ORWAI approved for funding from RFCPP

Robin Hanson, President of the Oromocto River Watershed Association has just received notice that our association has been approved for funding from RFCPP;” Recreational Fisheries Conservation Partnership Program “ Fisheries and Oceans Canada. The project: “ Restoration of Atlantic Salmon Habitat in Pete Brook, Hoyt NB”. The Watershed Association is eligible for up to$ 42,000.00

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09 Oct

Art in the Park – Official Grand Opening

The Fredericton Junction Historical Society hosted the GRAND OPENING OF”Art in the Park” by Robin Hanson on Sunday afternoon at the Currie House Museum & Park at White Rapids in Fredericton Junction. Over 250 people celebrated at the ribbon cutting ceremony and strolled through the park to see the newly placed sculptures created byArtist  Robin Hanson.

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