My name is Catherine Thompson and I will be the Stream Restoration Crew Lead for the upcoming summer. I am originally from Ontario but I am studying at St. Francis Xavier University in Antigonish. I am majoring in Aquatic Resources and will receive my undergraduate degree in 2019!
In this position I will be leading a group of 2 other students in habitat restoration work in the Chéticamp River. This includes water quality monitoring, stream assessments, improvements to fish passages, and the development and maintenance of in-stream structures. I am excited to be working as part of a team and to gain hands-on experience in conservation and restoration efforts. Throughout the summer we will be sharing updates to this website and to our facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/CheticampRiverSalmonAssociation/