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.

Volunteer Symposium

Calling all volunteers and potential volunteers! We are holding a symposium for you to learn about Project Watershed and our volunteer activities. There will be snacks, drinks, giveaways and hands on fun.

Volunteers on the job at a Project Watershed event

Volunteers preparing eelgrass ~ V. East

Symposium Dates

6 pm – 8 pm

March 23
Comox United Church
250 Beach Drive, Comox BC V9M 1P9

March 30
The Old House Hotel
1730 Riverside Lane, Courtenay

We have received many new volunteers over the past few months and have a great rooster of existing volunteers. To empower and entice everyone to get involved in our upcoming volunteer activities we have created two volunteer symposiums this March.

At each symposium we will share information, answer questions, perform hands on demonstrations, and provide signup forms for future activities. We have many volunteer opportunities coming up in April/May and need all the help we can get to make these events a success!


  • Salt Water Wedge
  • Water Quality Monitoring
  • Salmon v Seals Game
  • Information Booths 
  • Newton the Newt

We are also going to take this opportunity to celebrate some special volunteers and give stuff away. Light snacks, water and tea will be available during the symposium.

Join us and be the change you want to see in the world! ~ Ghandi

Register for a Symposium

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