Working with the K’ómoks Nation towards Q’waq’wala7owkw on their unceded territory.

Working with the K’ómoks Nation towards Q’waq’wala7owkw on their unceded territory.

Kus-kus-sum Supporters Speak Up

This film highlights why people, businesses, schools etc... are supporting the Kus-kus-sum Project.

It was produced by Alisha Levesque as part of the Comox Art Gallery’s Youth Media Project.

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Kus-kus-sum Morphing Video

Project Watershed worked with local artist Robert Lundquist to create this video which outlines how nature will be restored at Kus-kus-sum.

Imagine Kus-kus-sum

This film gives a glimpse of what the old Field Sawmill site (Kus-kus-sum) could look like once it is transformed into nature.

CBC promotes Kus-kus-sum!

If you haven’t already seen it, CBC did a radio interview and a post about our Kus-kus-sum project. Thank you, CBC! We’d also like to acknowledge the importance of the collaboration of the City of Courtenay and K’ómoks First Nation in moving toward our vision for this spot!

COVID-19 won’t stop Kus-kus-sum

Some of you may be asking what effect COVID-19 will have on the Kus-kus-sum project. Even though we do not know the full extent of the effects of this pandemic, we remain committed to unpaving paradise at Kus-kus-sum and confident of success.

Li-Grimmer Family Donates $50,000 to Kus-kus-sum

A recent donation from the Li-Grimmer family means we are one large step closer to restoring the Kus-kus-sum site and unpaving paradise! The Li-Grimmer family’s generous $50,000 donation to the Kus-kus-sum project is a huge boost that will help us make our next payment to Interfor, which is due at the end of June 2020. We are very grateful for their support!

Friends of Kus-kus-sum

This is a list of all the people and organisations that contributed to Project Watershed and Kus-kus-sum. We appreciate every donation large or small as it all gets us closer to transforming the eyesore in the heart of our Valley into functioning habitat.

History of the Field Sawmill Site

The original Fields Mill was started in 1947 on the current site of Arden Elementary school. The Comox Rd site was cleared of trees in the late 1940’s and the mill moved its operation to the Courtenay River location, below the 17th Street Bridge in 1949.