Watercourse Installers Certification for Aquatic Restoration

The Nova Scotia Salmon Association through its Adopt a Stream Program is approved to provide training to certify installers of aquatic habitat restoration instream structures and activities.

Successful completion of the training will be recognized by Nova Scotia Environment and Climate Change who will certify successful individuals as "Certified Watercourse Installers (Fish Habitat Restoration)" as required for instream work under Provincial regulations, as of October 2016. 

The current course manual is attached below but you must attend the one-day classroom trainng and one-day field traing to be certified. The course is normally offered annually in the Spring ahead of the habitat restoration field season. Course fees apply,