Habitat Enhancement Project Wins Environmental Award

October 26, 2012

The Wilson Farm Habitat Enhancement Project has won the 2012 Transportation Association of Canada Environmental Achievement Award.  KWL completed hydraulic modelling of habitat channels and prepared the detailed engineering design for the tide gates, overshot gate, and new and enhanced channels.

This project is one of the largest juvenile salmon rearing habitat enhancement projects on the lower Fraser River.  It encompasses nearly 178,000 m2 of aquatic and riparian habitat enhancement for fish, and includes enhancements to old-field habitat for wildlife and birds of prey.  The project is located within Metro Vancouver’s 65-hectare Colony Farm Regional Park, in the Coquitlam River floodplain, close to the Fraser River confluence.

The Environmental Achievement Award recognizes exemplary contributions by a Transportation Association of Canada (TAC) member in the environmental area with respect to providing transportation services. The award was presented to representatives from British Columbia Ministry of Transportation & Infrastructure at the TAC 2012 conference in Fredericton, New Brunswick in October 2012.
 

Habitat Enhancement Project Wins Environmental Award
Habitat Enhancement Project Wins Environmental Award
Habitat Enhancement Project Wins Environmental Award