Managing Renewable Energy to Benefit Wildlife Habitat

Congratulations to Ecofish Scientists Leah Ballin and Jon Abell on a recent article featured in the Forest Professional Magazine summer issue, ‘Linking Trees, Water, and Wildlife: Managing Interactions Between Riparian Vegetation and Reservoir Operations on Vancouver Island.’  The article considers BC Hydro’s development of a Water Use Plan to manage impacts of the Campbell River hydroelectric system and demonstrates how “managing interactions between reservoir water levels and riparian habitats can benefit wildlife habitats, while also supporting other values including sustainable power generation.”

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