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striped bass monitoring program

GMRC will be implementing a striped bass monitoring program at the start of the salmon fishing season and will run throughout the fall. The goals of the program are to provide an indication of their presence in the Restigouche River estuary and also in Eel River Bar waters.

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Stable isotope analysis

by Jessica Gedeon, Aquatic Research Technician

Over the course of the summer, you may have heard about the GMRC American Eel Project we had begun to better understand the movement of the American eel within the Restigouche River estuary and to identify its critical habitat. Wrapping up this year’s fieldwork, Carole-Anne and I spent a few days in the GMRC lab finishing up the prey sample preparations to be sent off to the UNB SINLab for stable isotopic analysis.

GMRC welcomes new GIS Technician, Pascale Gosselin

by John M. Vicaire
January 07, 2016

We are excited to announce one of the newest additions to the GMRC team. Pascale Gosselin started this week as GIS Technician. Pascale holds a Bachelor of Science in Geography and a Master of Science degree in Physical Geography.

From 2009 to 2013, Pascale worked with the Inuit community of Pangnirtung, Nunavut, studying permafrost and now she's excited to be helping the communities of Eel River Bar, Listuguj, and Pabineau.

Welcome to the team Pascale!

2014 annual report now available

The GMRC 2014 annual report is now available for download! Click here to download the report.

Medicinal walk with Karen

by John Murvin Vicaire
November 12, 2015

We couldn’t have asked for a nicer day in November than the one we got last Tuesday. It was nice and sunny and unusually warm. This was the fourth time that Karen has made her way up from Maine to share her knowledge with us, but it’s still just the beginning of our learning journey.

Tree planting on the Eel river

by John Murvin Vicaire
November 12, 2015

On Friday, we teamed up with some of the youth from Ugpi'ganjig to improve the habitat along the Eel river. We spent most of our day near the heritage garden and planted aproximately 400 white spruce saplings.

Eel tracking in the Restigouche River estuary

by Denny Isaac, Aquatic Research Director at GMRC

Fyke nets for eel research

by Craig Isaac