The Nova Scotia Adopt A Stream Manual: A Watershed Approach to Community-Based Stewardship is a step by step guide to adopting your watershed, and explains how you can undertake fish habitat restoration projects in your community.
Also see the watershed-based fish habitat restoration plan template for stewardship groups to use. The template has been designed to be applied to small watersheds or individual subwatersheds within larger river systems. The template format can also be used to develop a restoration plan for the main stem of a large river system.
The DFO Manual "Ecological Restoration of Degraded Aquatic Habitats: A Watershed Approach" is another exellent resource for learning about how improve fish habitat.
Fish rescues must be performed whenever instream works occur that could harm fish here is how it should be done.