Forest Investment Account

Abstract of FIA Project 6224016

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Stream enrichment of Vancouver Islandís upper Salmon River including Grilse Creek, Memekay River, and Paterson Creek, 2003

Author(s): Hansen, Loreta; Wright, Harlan
Imprint: Nanaimo, B.C. : BC Conservation Foundation, 2003
Subject: Steelhead (Fish) Conservation, British Columbia, Vancouver Island, Coho salmon, Forest Investment Account (FIA)
Series: Forest Investment Account (FIA) - Land Base Investment Program


Enhance the growth and survival of juvenile steelhead trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) and coho salmon (O. kisutch) through increased periphyton accrual and subsequent increases in the invertebrate food supply by: ē providing stream nutrient enrichment through drip stations on the mainstem Salmon River, Grilse Creek and Memekay River using liquid inorganic fertilizer 10-34-0. ē providing stream nutrient enrichment by application of a slow-release product of organic pollock fish meal in Paterson Creek.

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