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Centennial Park
George Creek Restoration Project
Centennial Park circa 1967
George Creek
Work done on Reach #2 and #3
Project Description
• Description: The project aims to rehabilitate a
section of damaged creek that was in-filled,
straigh...
Before construction
After construction
How did we get there
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Develop local support
Survey and Engineered drawings
Apply to funding agencies
F...
Funding Partners
North Shore Steelhead Association

5,000.00

Thunder Bay District Stewardship Council

5,000.00

Ontario ...
Fish recovery and relocation
Tree protection
Passive Water Bypass
Digging of 1 Pool and Riffle
st
Construction of Large Pool
Large Pool and Riffle
Stewardship Rangers
Popsicle Break
Steve Ward Contracting
Cedar log cover
Steve Ward digging 2 Pool
nd
Creating large pool
Large pool
Digging out bank for large pool
Clean up and erosin control
Planting layout
Planting guide
Planting trees and shrubs
Marsh Marigolds planted
Before construction
Finished project
November 8 2013
th
Thank you to the volunteers
Work to done on Reach #1
in 2014
Outflow to the Current River in spring
flows
Normal flows
Closer view of outflow
Nov 8 2013
Nov 8 2013
Nov 8 2013
Proposed project for 2014
Reach #1
• Replace the round metal culvert with an open
bottom wooden bridge structure.
• Create...
Every Fish Counts
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George creek project presentation to the pac nov 13 2013

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This is a presentation about the George Creek Habitat Rehabilitation Project. George Creek is in Centennial Park.
The presentation was made by Frank Edgson of the North Shore Steelehead Association who is also Thunder Bay Public Advisory Committee Co-chair.

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  1. 1. Centennial Park George Creek Restoration Project Centennial Park circa 1967
  2. 2. George Creek
  3. 3. Work done on Reach #2 and #3
  4. 4. Project Description • Description: The project aims to rehabilitate a section of damaged creek that was in-filled, straightened, and had its riparian vegetation removed approximately 40 years ago.
  5. 5. Before construction
  6. 6. After construction
  7. 7. How did we get there • • • • • • • • • • Develop local support Survey and Engineered drawings Apply to funding agencies Fish isolation and relocation plan Worksite management plan Erosion and Sediment control plan Hire a contractor Develop a planting guide Arrange for volunteers to help with the planting Monitor results
  8. 8. Funding Partners North Shore Steelhead Association 5,000.00 Thunder Bay District Stewardship Council 5,000.00 Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters Zone B 2,500.00 Great Lakes Guardian Community Fund 25,000.00 Great Lakes Sustainability Fund 20,000.00 Canada Ontario Agreement respecting the Great Lakes Eco-basin Land Stewardship Habitat Rehabilitation Program 20,000.00 Total secured funding 92,500.00 15,000.00
  9. 9. Fish recovery and relocation
  10. 10. Tree protection
  11. 11. Passive Water Bypass
  12. 12. Digging of 1 Pool and Riffle st
  13. 13. Construction of Large Pool
  14. 14. Large Pool and Riffle
  15. 15. Stewardship Rangers
  16. 16. Popsicle Break
  17. 17. Steve Ward Contracting Cedar log cover
  18. 18. Steve Ward digging 2 Pool nd
  19. 19. Creating large pool
  20. 20. Large pool
  21. 21. Digging out bank for large pool
  22. 22. Clean up and erosin control
  23. 23. Planting layout
  24. 24. Planting guide
  25. 25. Planting trees and shrubs
  26. 26. Marsh Marigolds planted
  27. 27. Before construction
  28. 28. Finished project
  29. 29. November 8 2013 th
  30. 30. Thank you to the volunteers
  31. 31. Work to done on Reach #1 in 2014
  32. 32. Outflow to the Current River in spring flows
  33. 33. Normal flows
  34. 34. Closer view of outflow
  35. 35. Nov 8 2013
  36. 36. Nov 8 2013
  37. 37. Nov 8 2013
  38. 38. Proposed project for 2014 Reach #1 • Replace the round metal culvert with an open bottom wooden bridge structure. • Create a step pool sequence from the outflow to the Current River to allow migration during lower water years. • Re-vegetate the banks • Monitor for 1-2 years
  39. 39. Every Fish Counts
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