Entries by Project Watershed

Project Watershed Transplanting Eelgrass near Bowser

From June 21-23rd, 2018 Project Watershed will be transplanting subtidal eelgrass near the community of Bowser. Eelgrass forms an important part of the ‘salmon highway’ by providing foraging and refuge areas for young fish including Pacific salmon. In addition, eelgrass provides food for migratory waterfowl, shelter for invertebrates, and spawning surfaces for Pacific herring. It […]

Sustainable Seafood Chef Ned Bell visits Locals Restaurant to support Kus-kus-sum salmon habitat restoration

Sixty foodies got a special “appetizer” of the BC Seafood Festival when celebrity Chef Ned Bell served a gourmet “estuary luncheon” in the Comox Valley. Canadian cookbook author, national TV personality and champion for sustainable seafood and oceans, Chef Bell came to support Project Watershed’s Kus-kus-sum project to restore the old sawmill site on the Courtenay River. With partners […]

Mulgrave School students spend a week in the Comox Valley

Students from West Vancouver’s Mulgrave School spent the week of May 15-19 in the Comox Valley working on restoration projects with Project Watershed. Armed with new shovels, rakes, hoes, gloves and other implements, 14 students (age 14-17), three teachers and their field trip leader Lee Hardy spent four days working on shoreline restoration in the […]