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Beaver Dam Monitoring Project

This summer our interns began working on a Beaver monitoring project in the Jijuktu’kwejk watershed. The purpose of this project was to see if beaver dam areas correlated with greater biodiversity, better water quality, and better riparian health as apposed … Continue reading

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Well, That was Amazing!

Our 2021 Summer Report is ready for you! Our three interns worked hard to learn more about the watershed, and made the most comprehensive report yet. This year our summer students Jonas Gow and Keeler Colton and Arianne Janes focused … Continue reading

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Summer 2021- Here We Come!

Field work has just begun in the watershed and is being carried out by our summer interns Keeler Colton, Jonas Gow and Arianne Janes. Keeler worked last summer on the Jijuktu’kwejk watershed as our summer ecology intern and is currently in … Continue reading

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Win a Canoe!

The Jijuktuk’wejk Watershed Alliance is selling raffle tickets on a canoe! All proceeds from the raffle will directly support  local river restoration and water-quality sampling to help our group meet our goal of a swimmable, drinkable and fishable Jijuktu’kwejk River. Click here … Continue reading

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Take a Virtual Tour of the River!

Our amazing summer students and team of volunteers have developed a virtual tour of the Jijuktu’kwejk watershed and river using a Story Map! “Saving the Jijuktu’kwejk River” is all the information and beauty of being on the river, without getting … Continue reading

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Summer Summary!

Our summer students had an amazing season in 2020!  Keeler Colton did a great job in the field and helped us all learn a lot more about the watershed.  Jeff Smith created a beautiful story map, which is an interactive … Continue reading

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Nothing Will Stop Us!

Our mighty little team is marching forward in our mission to restore the Cornwallis (Jijuktu’kwejk) River! Summer Program This summer we have two amazing student volunteers who are keen to help restore our watershed!   Keeler Colton comes to us from … Continue reading

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June is Clean Up Month!

Help Clean Up the Trail! We are cleaning the Harvest Moon trail from Annapolis Royal to Grand Pre and need your help!  Practice physical distancing while getting some sun, listen to the birds sing, and enjoy nature all while helping … Continue reading

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Summer is Coming!

For the summer of 2020, we have a great plan for students to help us learn about the river, so we can better restore and protect it! We have a project that would be great for a young biologist looking … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolution for the Planet

My new years resolution for the planet was to learn more!  I decided this year to feed my inner student and gain a better understanding of the GREAT things that are happening around climate change.  That’s right there are GREAT … Continue reading

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