Atlas of Bank Restoration Sites of the St. Lawrence River - Sites distribution

Distribution of sites in the study area

Corwall-Boucherville 88
Boucherville/Trois-Rivières 69
Fluvial Estuary 41
Middle Estuary 78
Maritime Estuary 30
Upper North Coast 9
Middle North Coast 13
Lower North Coast 3
Gaspésie 22
Baie-des-Chaleurs 33
Magdalen Islands 71
Tributaries (River) 9
Tributaries (Estuary) 17
Total 483

 

Distribution of sites by theme

Improving access to flooded plains for fishes (installation of culverts, reshaping of banks, removal of sediments within
some watercourses...)
42
Dismantling of embankments 84
Stabilization of eroding banks 36
Recuperation of diked spartina marshes 8
Setting up sills on drainage canals drying out spartina marshes 33
Creation of openings within emergent freshwater marshes too densely colonized 7
Restoration of existing man-made ponds for waterfowl 10
Eelgrass plantation 11
Planting in rip-rap shores 42
Planting in disturbed dunes 64
Planting of trees and shrubs in anthropic green spaces (parks, rest areas, cycle paths…) 97
Planting of trees and shrubs in agricultural lands (windbreaks, plantation along dikes) 42
Controlling of invasive plant species in wetlands 7
Total 483