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About Caila Holbrook
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Entries by Caila Holbrook
April 23rd to the 29th was National Volunteer Week. Project Watershed’s success is absolutely a result of volunteerism. Some of the ways volunteers support Project Watershed include office administration support such as updating the Norma Morton Conservation Library and social media management. Volunteers also plan and attend public events, dress up as our Newt Mascot […]
On May 11th, Project Watershed is looking for volunteers, especially those who identify as seniors or elders, to help Grade 2 students from Arden Elementary plant native species around the Airpark and learn about the ecology and history of the area. On May 10th, volunteers are also needed to plant salt marsh and assist in […]
Project Watershed in partnership with CV Nature and the Courtenay Air Park Association are hosting an Earth Day Planting Event on Saturday April 22nd. This is a call out for volunteers to help with the removal of invasive species and replanting of indigenous plants along the Courtenay Lagoon at the Airpark.
Project Watershed is working towards securing and restoring Kus-kus-sum, the former Fields Sawmill site, in the K’ómoks Estuary. If you are unfamiliar with the Fields Saw Mill the site is the large cement area that runs along Comox Road on the south side of the 17th street bridge, across from Locals Restaurant. The original salt […]
The non-profit stewardship group Project Watershed has been focused on the long-term health of the K’ómoks Estuary since 2008. The Society’s mission is public education and information coupled with habitat restoration and research. In 2010, the Society’s Estuary Working Group developed its “Keeping it Living” mission statement for the Estuary. The slogan is based on […]
With another successful year of activity behind us we look forward to our stewardship endeavors for 2017. Funding for the fish habitat enhancement project in Simms Millennium Park has been secured which involves the reworking of an off-channel habitat area for fish within a tidally influenced section of the Courtenay River. We continue to move […]
Glen Urquhart and Mallard Creeks both flow into Dyke Slough on the north side of the K’ómoks Estuary. The Dyke Slough in turn drains into Hollyhock Flats one of the most productive natural habitats left in the K’omoks Estuary. The creeks have been severely impacted by agricultural practices and upstream urban development. They each support […]
On Saturday May 27th Project Watershed is holding a Keeping It Living Jumble Sale Fiesta at Simms Millennial Park and we need your help. This event will be to raise funds and awareness about the K’ómoks Estuary and what we and others are doing to protect and restore it. We are planning for kids activities, […]
Project Watershed would like to thank Kiyoshi Kosky for the $385 donation raised through his fundraising event on January 4th. The event was held at the White Whale and “was a funtastic success” reported Bill Heidrick and Dan Bowen who went representing Project Watershed. They went on to say that “The food was delicious, the […]