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.

Forage Fish Presentation March 17, 2022

Vortexing sample for forage fish eggs – Michael Lockhart

Join Project Watershed for a virtual presentation that highlights work on forage fish within intertidal, subtidal, and pelagic waters as well as the contributions of community scientists.

This presentation is the culmination of research done by Project Watershed and others in the northern Salish Sea over the past three years. This project was made possible by generous funding from the BC Salmon Restoration and Innovation Fund, the Pacific Salmon Foundation, and the Comox Valley Regional District. It was also made possible by the work and leadership of many community volunteers.

It is a free event. However, participants are required to register to receive the Zoom details.

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