Project Watershed’s Coastal Restoration Plan Now Available!
It’s here! Project Watershed’s Salish Sea North East Vancouver Island Salmon Highway (Nearshore Habitat) Coastal Restoration Plan is now available. This is a living document that will be adapted and added to as new data and information about the identified projects arise.
The Coastal Restoration Team has also recently produced a comprehensive citizen-science saltmarsh and eelgrass monitoring program. The monitoring program provides volunteers and community groups with all the information, materials and support necessary to help us monitor our restoration projects. Monitoring is a critical step in understanding the success of our restoration efforts. Stay tuned to our website for news about upcoming monitoring training opportunities.
Later this month we will be planting subtidal eelgrass at Miracle Beach. We will be looking for volunteers to help bundle and tie in the eelgrass in preparation for planting by SCUBA divers. A volunteer sign-up form will be available soon.
The Coastal Restoration Team has also been busy planning a salt marsh restoration project in the Fanny Bay area that will be happening later summer. Stay tuned for updates on this project!
Approximately 4,000 native plants were planted at the Kus-kus-sum site over six days this October! THANK YOU to the 160 volunteers who contributed to planting, mulching and watering during this time – we would not have been able to accomplish this without you.
Stream RestorationImproving juvenile summer rearing habitat for salmonids, creating spawning grounds for Chum and removing floating mats of invasive reed canary grass to rejuvenate our local streams.Project Watershed is currently restoring two local creeks: Glen...
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