Groups & Projects

On the map above click on the watershed you are interested in to find the group working in that watershed and their current projects.

NSSA Adopt A Stream is a program designed to encourage and assist community groups across Nova Scotia protect and restore their local waterways by providing technical support and project funding.

Delivered by the Nova Scotia Salmon Association on behalf of the organized recreational angling community as represented by the Inland Fisheries Advisory Committee with members from:

  • NS Federation of Anglers and Hunters                   
  • Canadian Association of Smallmouth Anglers
  • Trout Unlimited                                                        
  • Responsible Bass Anglers of NS
  • Atlantic Salmon Federation                                   
  • Nova Scotia Salmon Association.


1998-2020 Community Projects Adopt A Stream Results

  • Restored  2,658,849 square meters of degraded stream habitat
  • Planted 213,892 streamside trees
  • 601 culverts assessed and 176 remediation actions taken
  • Re-established 930 km of fish passage 
  • 35 community based groups participate
  • 4594 volunteers / 193,270  hours of their time


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