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Morinville News

Trail planting helping eco system along Little Egg Creek

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – A work bee along Morinville’s trail system earlier this week will provide improvements to the drainage ditch behind Sunshine Lake, according to Joel Gervais, an associate researcher in Biological Sciences at NAIT. Gervais was in Morinville working with Town of Morinville staff and students from Morinville Community High School to plant some trees and fruit bearing plants June 17.

Gervais and his helpers believe planting the trees in the riparian buffer between the trail and drainage ditch, known outside the community as Little Egg Creek, will improve the ecosystem of the area by providing shade to encourage wild life… […]