Eelgrass Planting

Join Ghost Gear Disappear in restoring our coastal ecosystems by planting Eelgrass at low tide!

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June 30, 2023

Miscou Island, NB

Time: 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Tourism Bureau Miscou Island. 9742 New Brunswick 113, Miscou, NB

Looking for an opportunity to help restore coastal habitat? Join Ghost Gear Disappear Inc. for an evening on Miscou Island’s beautiful beaches at sunset to plant Eelgrass, an important underwater plant that benefits fish and other marine creatures and coastal habitats.

Eelgrass and other seagrasses create a wonderous and magical ecosystem support to our coastal habitats. Not only do they provide protection, remove harmful greenhouse gases and help keep sand in place, but they also act as nurseries, food and shelter to numerous fish and invertebrates! Come join us for an afternoon in the sand and surf returning the beaches to their natural beauty! Participants will meet at the Tourism Bureau for a quick introduction and then head to the beach to begin planting.

Snacks and water will be provided!

Ghost Gear Disappear is an organization focused on establishing customized sustainable fishing equipment for individual fishing businesses, and to prevent and reduce fishing gear lost by offering solutions for retrieval and responsible disposal of fishing gear disposal to protect and keep our shorelines clean. Ghost Gear Disappear has had an active role in conservation with implementation of artificial reefs, fishing gear retrieval and removal. As well as marina habitat inspections

What to bring:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Multiple layers of clothes to avoid getting cold
  • Towel
  • Warm layers
  • Rain jacket
  • Water bottle
  • Snacks
  • A hat
  • Bug spray
  • Sunscreen
  • Any necessary medications

What is provided:

  • tools for work
  • extra gloves
  • water
  • snacks
  • safety equipment (hand sanitizer, first aid kit on site)

Field Safety Notes:

Activity will occur in shallow water; please let organizers know if you cannot swim.


Contact Ghost Gear Disappear if you have any questions or require additional information about the event at austin_vibert@ghostgeahdisappear.com or call 506-340-0810.

Please Note:

  • There will be no toilets on-site.
  • All tools will be provided by Ghost Gear Disappear

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