Petite rivière aux Ormes

Bridge on route 134

Man-made rock dam

Waterfront property

Estuary

PR Ormes 19

Thursday, August 12, 2010

Issue:

Bridge (L390) on route 134 with residential properties on each side. Short cut grass up to the river. Camping site on the left bank near the coast. Man-made dam upstream from the bridge. Steep banks on each side of the river. This is the end of the river as it flows into the sea.

Action Required:

Landowner education on the importance of maintaining an adequate buffer zone on their property and on the effects of man-made dams on a watercourse. Restore the buffer zone by planting shrubs or by letting nature take its course by leaving a strip of untouched vegetation along the stream.

Negligible alteration

Minor alteration. Must follow site

Alteration with possibility of impact

Alteration with impact. Recommended intervention.

Full restoration

incomplete restoration or monitor

Restoration to be completed