The Uplifters Shop is lifting up Kus-kus-sum and Project Watershed
My business partner, Mackenzie Gartside, and I selected your organisation because the site of the former Field’s Sawmill in the K’omoks Estuary is such a concrete eyesore in the heart of our community! We are so excited to be a small part of your legacy restoring it as a community gem for everyone to enjoy. Your vision of helping the wetlands can’t come soon enough. We feel the education and restoration behind the Kus-Kus-Sum project will be one of the best “community makeover” projects for future generations to benefit from
If you are looking for gifts and would like to support Kus-kus-sum at the same time visit their shop, located at 535 Cliffe Avenue. They are carrying our handmade pottery fish tags and our Keeping It Living gift cards. They are also putting together gift boxes called the Uplifters Shop Care Package. If you select Project Watershed’s Kus-kus-sum when you purchase one of these gift boxes, we will receive 20% of the total cost of the box. The hand painted boxes are filled with personally selected items and a handwritten card informing the recipient of the charitable givebacks included and that a donation was made in their honour.
They are also going to help us distribute the Keeping It Living art we give as a token of appreciation for donations to our Society. Since our offices are currently closed due to COVID, this is a big help to us. The Uplifters Shop is open from 10 am to 5 pm Tuesday to Saturday.
Over the past month, there have been many forage fish and/or forage fish egg sightings spread along the coast of Vancouver Island.
Jennifer Sutherst has been a key leader at Project Watershed for the last seven years.
Project Watershed hosted a Fundraising Blitz this November which closed with a Reverse Telethon on Saturday, November 28th. The Blitz successfully raised over $60,000 and donations are still rolling in. All donations from the Blitz have been matched by the Ngan-Page family fund and they have extended their commitment to match donations until December 31st!
Project Watershed Now Accepts E-transfers
Project Watershed is offering a contract for a part-time (32 hrs. [+ or -] per week) opportunity to perform as an Executive Director. This is an opportunity to demonstrate your expertise working on innovative and collaborative multi-disciplinary habitat restoration projects. Project Watershed supports professional growth; opportunities for training and mentoring will be provided.
Christmas is coming and this year visits with relatives, friends and family are being discouraged. In these social distancing times sending a beautiful card will show you care and support our local environment.
On October 23 and 24th, 2020, volunteers helped reclaim 150 meters of streamside along Mallard Creek.
A three tiered fundraiser that includes a 50/50 raffle, online auction, and reverse telethon to raise funds to protect and restore Kus-kus-sum.