For you, riparian owners, Fisheries and Oceans Canada has published 3 practical guides:

  1. Shoreline ABCs (Shoreline Management Guide for Shoreline Owners)
  2. The ABC of docks (guide for the construction of ecological docks)
  3. The ABC of Fish Habitat (A Guide to Understanding Freshwater Habitat in Fish)

Do not hesitate to visit the site of Fisheries and Oceans Canada to consult these practical guides.