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TitleWard's Creek riparian enhancement
 
AuthorNew Brunswick Environmental Network
Source 2020. Retrieved from [https://naturenb.maps.arcgis.com/apps/Cascade/index.html?appid=552c1a8822f64a9eb277496d6f9b46b0] (2022 02 18) Open Access logo Open Access
LinksOnline - En ligne
LinksNature NB (English - anglais)
LinksNature NB (français - French)
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Year2020
PublisherNature NB
DocumentWeb site
Lang.English
Mediadigital; on-line
File formathtml
ProvinceNew Brunswick
NTS21H/11; 21H/12
AreaWard's Creek; Kennebecasis River; Sussex
Lat/Long WENS -65.5500 -65.4500 45.7500 45.5000
SubjectsNature and Environment; Science and Technology; Agriculture; surface waters; rivers; lakes; watersheds; ecosystems; resource management; land use; coastal erosion; climate effects; floods; Kennebacasis Watershed; Restoration; Climate change; Climate change adaptation; Capacity building; Natural and nature-based infrastructure; Case studies; Green Infrastructure; Habitats; Aquatic ecosystems; cumulative effects
Illustrationsphotographs
ProgramClimate Change Impacts and Adaptation
ProgramClimate Change Impacts and Adaptation Building Regional Adaptation Capacity and Expertise (BRACE) Program
Released2020 03 01
Summary(Plain Language Summary, not published)
This case study analyzes a restoration project that was developed on Ward's Creek in 2013 to address concerns over eroding banks and degraded riparian habitat. The goal was to improve the riparian and aquatic health of the creek through the use of bioengineering and natural-based approaches. Since 2014, the site has been flooded many times and the restoration efforts helped to alleviate flooding downstream and has become a demonstration site for bioengineering restoration as well as an opportunity to engage the public on nature-based adaptation solutions.
GEOSCAN ID329650

 
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