We are always looking for volunteers. If you are interested in becoming a volunteer now or in the future, please fill out the form below under "Volunteer" and we will contact you when an opportunity arises. At the Office Manager's discretion, memberships may be awarded to anyone who volunteers with the HRAA.
Conservation, Education & Community Interaction since 1977
HRAA staff have installed the New Brunswick Invasive Species Council's Clean Drain Dry signs in the watershed! In 2020, we documented the presence of an invasive aquatic plant, Eurasian Milfoil, in Darling's Lake. This invasive aquatic plant creates dense mats that interfere with recreational activity, outcompeting native plants and negatively impacts our fish and wildlife. This invasive plant can spread when fragments cling to boats, motors and trailers and are moved to new
We have partnered with the New Brunswick Lung Association to begin an air quality monitoring program! The New Brunswick Lung Association undertakes projects and advocacy work that helps improve air quality, sets standards for air emissions, and climate change mitigation and adaptation. The Canadian Medical Association estimates that the total cost of illness and death in New Brunswick from air pollution to be almost $17 million and causes approximately 54 deaths per year. We
We have launched a Fishing Line Recycling Program! Did you know that improperly discarded fishing line is not only an eyesore, but it poses a threat to wildlife, and can remain in the environment for 600 years?! We have placed fishing line collection bins at the HRAA boat launch, French Village Bridge, Smithtown Bridge, Silver Hill Bridge, Tabor Bridge, Hillsdale Bridge, Cassidy Lake and Darlings Lake. We'll collect the used fishing line, and then send it away to be recycled!