Friday, 08 June 2018 11:26

Fraser River Estuary receives $2.6M

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The Government of Canada has provided the Raincoast Conservation Foundation with $2.6M over five years for a project to help restore coastal habitats in the Fraser River Estuary of British Columbia. The Raincoast Conservation Foundation’s estuary connectivity project will improve connectivity and natural processes on the banks of the Fraser River Estuary for the benefit of juvenile chinook, pink and chum salmon, as well as other fish species, and the species which rely on them. The work will involve the collaborative efforts of many people working and living on the lower Fraser River.  The funding comes from the $75 million Coastal Restoration Fund commited to help rehabilitate some of the most vulnerable coastlines and protect marine life and ecosystems. 

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