Trans Mountain and Salmon Spawning Grounds

Trans Mountain describes the “innovative use of snow fencing” in streams to protect spawning salmon and trout in a blog dated Sept. 12 on the project website, . It says its biologists had temporarily laid plastic fencing on the bottom of some sections of five streams through mid-August 2017 in preparation for pipeline construction there in early 2018, adding it had identified a total of 26 streams in British Columbia and Alberta where the mats would be used prior to spawning season. “By excluding fish from spawning in specific areas of a stream that may be within our proposed construction … Continue reading Trans Mountain and Salmon Spawning Grounds