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Annapolis River Guardians

Annapolis River Guardians

is an initiative facilitated by the

Clean Annapolis River Project

in partnership with

Acadia Centre for Estuarine Research, Nova Scotia Department of Environment,

and the

Atlantic Coastal Action Program

Open the Annapolis River Guardians website



The Annapolis River Guardians are a group of committed volunteers who have been monitoring water quality in Nova Scotia's Annapolis River since 1992. Water samples are collected bi-weeking, spring to autumn and analyzed for fecal bacteria, water temperature, dissolved oxygen, turbidity and total suspeded solids.


Open the Annapolis River Guardians website



Topic - aquatic health, water quality, citizen science

Audience - water users

Location - Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Bay of Fundy

Goals - monitoring, restroration



Andy Sharpe, Science Coordinator  email Andy

  902 532 7533

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