Fish Fence Installations - Cheticamp and Clyburn Rivers - Cape Breton Highlands

This project calls for the installation of two fish fences, tentatively scheduled for May 2020 across the Clyburn and Cheticamp Rivers, Cape Breton Highlands National Park. The overall objective is to help monitor Atlantic salmon populations with aims at determining population estimates during this period of installation. A research permit was also issue for the salmon research program.  Where situated, both fences will span the width of respective rivers. Daily monitoring will be required to acquire the needed biophysical data.      

Latest update

14 march 2020 – The public comment period on the project is closed. Parks Canada is considering comments received to help inform its determination on whether the carrying out of the project is likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects.


Key documents

Key documents
Document Number Document Title File Date
1 New project being assessed by Parks Canada - Public comments invited from 12 february to 13 march 2020 - February 12, 2020


Cape Breton Highlands National Park
7495 Main Street
Louisbourg, Nova Scotia B1C 1H6
Telephone: 902-224-2306
Fax: 902-285-2866

  • Location

    • Cape Breton Highlands National Park of Canada (Nova Scotia)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Remediation and conservation
  • Assessment Status

    In progress
  • Start Date

  • Proponent

    Parks Canada
  • Authorities

    • Parks Canada Agency
  • Assessment Type

    Project on federal lands
  • Reference Number


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