A good news story of stream restoration for fish in Canada

Over the last week, I was sent a link to this story about a stream restoration project in Canada, bringing salmon back to an urban waterway. The messages in this segment are relevant all over the world, including here in Australia.

VIDEO: Salmon_returning_to_Burnaby_stream

Another story about the same area in Vancouver, can be found here.

This is a great testament to the potential of habitat restoration – in all situations – and how ecology, hydrology and engineering can be used to design and implement practical solutions. Inspiring stuff…


This map showing lost streams, sums up why stream restoration is so important in Vancouver, Canada. But remember, this pattern has been repeated worldwide, so this is something we can all learn from, and do something about, in our own patch…