We are looking for volunteers to help spread the word about Project Watershed through information booths for Earth Week.
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.
Attention all artists and designers! We are excited to announce our upcoming art competition, where the winner will have their artwork printed on our fundraising merchandise and help support environmental work in the Comox Valley.
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.
Seedy Saturday Booth
Project Watershed would like to participate in this year’s Seedy Saturday event. We will need two sets of two volunteers who will each manage our booth for a three-hour shift. We will be spreading information, selling our fundraising items, and encouraging people to become volunteers/members/donors.
Reflecting on 30 Years
Project Watershed has been stewarding the Comox Valley for 30 years and we are quite proud of the work that has been accomplised and the relationships that have been built over this period. Please help us reflect on our accomplishments and get ready for the next 30...
30 for 30
As we mark our 30th anniversary, we are proud to reflect on three decades of environmental stewardship that have brought positive changes to our community and the larger area of Vancouver Island. Our growth over the years has allowed us to spearhead numerous large initiatives aimed at protecting and preserving our local watersheds.
KKS Winter Planting and Weeding
We will be replanting some potted plants that floated out of their spots with the winter floods, and moving some plants to better locations. We will also be weeding the upland plantings.
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...
Installing Sponsored Salmon on Kus-kus-sum Fence
We are looking for a few handy people to help install salmon signs that have been sponsored on the Kus-kus-sum fence. Prior to installation the wooden salmon will have to be coated with 3 coats of varathane. Some of the salmon may need holes drilled in them so that a wire can be inserted. Once the salmon are coated and drilled, they can be put on the fence with wire.
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.
Join Jay Baker French for some planting and mulching of native species to create a new hedgerow at Comox Bay Farm, in partnership with Lentelus Farms and Ducks Unlimited Canada. There will also be some invasive species removal.