Floating Wetland Islands

WRIG recently completed the construction and installation of three floating wetland islands! The islands were planted with native wetland species and anchored throughout the Rackham’s Pond basin, on the Wheatley River. These structures will help to improve water quality and habitat conditions for brook trout and other wildlife species in the area. Watch this video …

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Bug Hotels

In early November, the Wheatley River Improvement Group visited the grade 5/6 class at École Saint-Augustin to teach the students how to build bug hotels. Bug hotels are structures that provide shelter and protection for insects and can be particularly helpful in areas where natural habitat has been depleted or lost (such as after a …

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