The Restigouche is one of Eastern Canada’s most spectacular wild watersheds, spreading over 1 million hectares of northern New Brunswick and Quebec’s Gaspé. It shelters wild Atlantic salmon, moose, black bear, marten and abundant forest and coastal birds. It is also very important for the endangered Canada Lynx.
Our vision is that the Restigouche Watershed area conserves the diversity of natural habitats and wildlife across the Restigouche River watershed (in New Brunswick and Quebec) and supports vibrant human communities and sustainable forest and river-based economies.
CPAWS NB and our partners have identified natural assets in the Restigouche that need to be conserved to ensure vibrant communities, including: