Thousands of dams and millions of other barriers fragment our freshwaters, leading to declines in fish productivity and contributing to the imperilment of many freshwater species. Dam removal and barrier remediation is an emerging trend in conservation, but Canada lags behind the US and Europe in restoring freshwater connectivity. The Canadian Wildlife Federation (CWF) is developing a database of freshwater barriers, creating watershed-scale planning tools, and implementing barrier remediation projects. Reporting to the Senior Conservation Biologist – Freshwater Ecology, the National Fish Passage Advocate will help protect and restore fish passage. Work will range from assessing and synthesizing national trends and regulatory frameworks, to

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