Shoreline Cleanup – September 2022
In total, we had 43 participants that picked up 20.5 bags of trash and 0.5 bags of recycling for a totalof 225kg of material removed from beaches. Good job, team!
- 198 cigarette Butts
- 186 plastic pieces less than 2.5 cm
- 103 pieces of soft plastic packaging
- 41 golf balls
- 33 bags of dog poop
- Rusty old Hot Wheels car
- Potted plant
- Intact acorn squash
- Large piece of rusty metal
- Boat anchor
- Metal Hip Flask
- Child’s toy shovel
- 6 Burnt wood pallets
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
Pre-European Contact there was a First Nation village located roughly where the present-day Courtenay Airpark is now. The village was called Kus-kus-sum and is the namesake for the present day Kus-kus-sum site. The term Kus-sum means slippery and Kus-kus-sum, means...
Forage Fish Surveying Summary
Wow 40 plus amazing, citizen scientists supported the forage fish project this season. They covered almost 30 beaches between Hornby Island, the Comox Valley, Campbell River, and Cortes Island.
Kus-kus-sum Project History
Below is an interactive timeline of the events regarding the gensis of Project Watershed's Kus-kus-sum Project. Hover over each salmon icon to learn more about what happened that year.Related Posts
Citizen Science Seal Monitoring for Kus-kus-sum
Your contribution is greatly appreciated, thank you for participating!Make a donation to celebrate a special someone and they receive a gift card.Welcome to our pinniped observation guide and data submission page! "Pinniped" is a Latin word meaning "fin-footed," and...
We got a first look at how a restored Kus-kus-sum will operate during storms and king tides this winter. It was exciting to see the high tides move over the steel wall and inundate the site.