Our Impact

A guide to Trout Unlimited Canada’s rehabilitation projects

TUC Projects

Initiatives Proudly Supported by Trout Unlimited Canada

Our commitment to conservation is at the forefront of our mission. Learn about some of our initiatives to take care of the environment and our waters.

Reconnecting Prairie Creek

Reconnecting Prairie Creek

Location Prairie Creek is located in west-central Alberta. The creek has been beloved by anglers and recreationists for decades but is also in the heart of an industrial area. In the 1960’s, a culvert was installed along Prairie Creek when a road was constructed to...

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Courtcliffe Park

Courtcliffe Park

Location Courtcliffe Park is located in the headwaters portion of the Bronte Creek watershed. It is located in the Town of Carlisle which is part the City of Hamilton, Ontario. The site was formerly a trailer park with a bad reputation in the community. Once it became...

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Nile Creek-Qualicum Bay Restoration and Enhancement

Nile Creek-Qualicum Bay Restoration and Enhancement

Location The Nile Creek – Qualicum Bay Restoration and Enhancement Program centered around six tributaries of Qualicum Bay on either side of Nile Creek: Thames Creek, Nash Creek, Ridgewell Creek, Black Brook, Westglade Creek, and Annie Creek. Nile Creek and these set...

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Million Mile Campaign

Million Mile Campaign

A silent epidemic, culverts impact and threaten the health of millions of miles of rivers and the communities that depend on them. Canada’s rivers are under threat. Severed by roads, utilities and more, our rivers are constricted and forced through hundreds of...

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Fish Rescue

Fish Rescue

Location Since 1998, Trout Unlimited Canada has worked with the Government of Alberta to conduct annual Fish Rescues in several of southern Alberta’s major irrigation canals. These canals divert water, primarily for irrigation, from the Bow, Highwood, Oldman,...

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Lowville Park Project

Lowville Park Project

Location Lowville Park is located in the middle reaches of the Bronte Creek watershed in the town of Lowville, which is part of the City of Burlington, Ontario. The site is a popular park receiving thousands of visitors a year. Just over a kilometre of Bronte Creek is...

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Conservation Success Index

Conservation Success Index

Background The CSI was originally developed by Trout Unlimited (TU) in the United States in order to be more strategic and effective in their conservation efforts of native salmonids. Based on population distribution and conditions, habitat conditions and...

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Mallard Point

Mallard Point

Location The Mallard Point side channel (also known as the Poplar Island side channel) is the longest side channel on the Bow River between Bearspaw and Carseland. The channel is located within Fish Creek Provincial Park in Calgary, Alberta. A combination of natural...

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Discovering Didymo Distribution

Discovering Didymo Distribution

Overview Have you seen rock snot in your local river? Didymosphenia geminata (commonly known as Didymo, or rock snot) is a freshwater diatom that largely goes unnoticed unless vigorous growth occurs, at which time thick mats are produced along stream bottoms. The...

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