Keep It Living with Chocolate
The wrapper features Bev Byerley‘s View from the Courtenay Airpark #34. The chocolates go for $5 and raise funds for protecting and restoring the Comox Valley aka Keeping It Living.
Pick up a few for Valentines Day at the Broken Spoke, Comox Valley Art Gallery, Beachwood Cafe, Bayside Cafe and of course Project Watershed Offices at 2356a Rosewall Crescent in Tintown. You can also order them online and pick them up at our offices. Please note that our regular office hours are 9am-12pm Monday to Friday but other pick up times can be arranged by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
The chocolates go great with a Keeping It Living Art Card also available at our offices and online. To view the local art that is on our art cards check out our Keeping It Living page – you can choose your card when you pick up your chocolate.
Earthworks Continue at Kus-kus-sum
While the Kus-kus-sum site is already beginning to come into its own, there is still much work to be done. Just over one third of the area was recontoured and planted last year in 2022. Project Watershed aims to recontour and replant the remainder of the site this summer and fall, if funding allows. The key works you will see on site this year include recontouring and regrading, habitat complexing, and native species planting.
Kus-kus-sum Restoration Overview
The restoration will occur in 3 phases. Click below to read more about each phase and scroll down to see a visual representation of the site features found on the restored Kus-kus-sum site. During Phase...
Forage Fish Map
Project Watershed has been surveying beaches for the presence of forage fish and forage fish eggs. The location of the beaches we surveyed last season are shown below. You can hover over each location to see if eggs were found.
Forage Fish Spring Forum April 26
Announcing the 2023 Virtual BC Forage Fish Monitoring Network Spring Forum! This event is an opportunity for all those interested in the conservation of forage fish in British Columbia to come together and learn about the latest research and updates.
The Importance of Estuarine Environments for Pacific Salmon
Fish monitoring at Hollyhock flats will be starting this summer! We’ve summarized a scientific article explaining what kinds of habitat are important to salmonids.
Kus-kus-sum Site History
A short history of the Kus-kus-sum site from pre-European contact to the present day.