The 2016 Field Crew was led by Brittany MacLean, Supervisor for the past 3 years, and two new faces: Hailey Blacquiere as Field Crew Technician and Emma Spence as Riparian Health Technician, a new position here at WRIG. The Field Crew had a great season this year and accomplished a lot of work this field season, improving habitat and water quality all around the Wheatley River.
Stream Restoration, Tree Planting and Riparian Health Assessments
- 966 native trees and shrubs were planted by the WRIG staff at 11 different sites.
- 8.65 km of stream on 3 major branches in the Wheatley River were restored for fish passage.
- 8 brush mats were installed:
- 4 on Little Bungay Branch
- 4 on west part of the Little Bungay Branch