Government of New Brunswick

Crown Waterfront Reserves are strips of land ranging in depth from 20.1 metres to 60.4 metres (66 feet (1 chain) to 198 feet (3 chains)) along the bank(s) of a river, stream, or lake. These lands are reserved as public lands to be used for such benefits as: wildlife and riparian habitat and biodiversity conservation, watercourse buffers and environmental protection, public access to waterways, conserving aesthetic vistas, and cultural and archaeological resources along waterways.


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