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.

Eelgrass Transplant Tying

Eelgrass Transplant Tying

Map of Location


Pacific Playgrounds

Date and Time

June 9 – 1 pm – 4 pm

June 10-14 – 9 am – 12 pm or 1 pm – 4 pm


Pacific Playgrounds parking lot (9082 Clarkson Ave, Black Creek, BC)


Project Watershed is working to restore eelgrass beds around the Oyster River Estuary! Professional divers will bring in locally-harvested donor eelgrass plants, and volunteers are needed to tie the plants onto metal washers so we can transplant the eelgrass to a new home. Project Watershed staff will give a brief tutorial demonstration at the start of each 3-hour shift. Volunteers will have a shade cover to work under, with access to washrooms. This event is low physical exertion, but requires repetitive, precise hand movements. Please note, dates include contingency for bad weather: if all goes well, we expect all work to be done be end of the day June 12. If bad weather postpones our work, we’ll continue on the 13th & 14th.

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