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Habitat restoration efforts continue to improve the Niagara River ecosystem

Coastal wetlands are important spawning and nursery habitat for various native fishes and are critical in improving fish populations. In 2015, a vegetation assessment by the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) determined that approx. 75% of the coastal wetlands along the Niagara River’s Canadian shoreline were lost due to shoreline hardening. As a result, 7 sites along the Upper Niagara River…

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Efforts from many key partners in the RAP Team continue to help complete priority actions for the restoration, protection, and enhancement of the Niagara River ecosystem. This initiative is made possible through the financial support of the Government of Canada and Ontario, in partnership with the Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority.

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