This category features all post related to Project Watershed’s new and ongoing projects and initiatives.

Comox Marina

Upcoming Construction at Simms Millennium Park to Improve Salmon Habitat

Project Watershed will be working in Simms Millennium Park this summer to improve the habitat in the area for fish and other wildlife.  The Simms side channel is used by species such as Coho salmon, however it is not functioning as well as it could be. In order to access the pond habitat, fish must […]

Environmental Education Ideas, Activities and Volunteers Needed

Our first step is to compile items that already exist in the Comox Valley. If your organisation has already created any such materials, presentations, field trips, handouts, activities etc… on the topics of water, watersheds or Historical First Nation Resource Use please contact us at info@projectwatershed.ca.

Trent River Estuary

Signs of Abundance Tour – The information on this page compliments that which appears on the sign that has recently been erected near the mouth of the Trent River. To go to the map of all the signs in this series click here.

Macdonald Wood Park

Signs of Abundance Tour – The information on this page compliments that which appears on the sign that has recently been erected on the boardwalk at the bottom of Croteau Road in Macdonald Wood Park. To go to the map of all the signs in this series click here.

Ancient Fish Traps

Results of highly detailed mapping and radiocarbon dating at a vast and largely unknown intertidal fish trap complex indicate a large-scale, technologically sophisticated Aboriginal trap fishery operated at Comox Harbour, Vancouver Island, British Columbia between about 1,300 and 100 years ago.

‘Connections’ Art Exhibit features PW Eelgrass

‘Connections’ Art Exhibit – Featuring a Piece on Eelgrass Restoration Three textile artists in collaboration with four members of Nature Vancouver explore issues of cultural and natural destruction, and the consumption, restoration, and protection of nature. In a spirit of experimentation that has involved risk, research and steep learning curves, all participants have gained – […]

Call for Volunteer Invasive Removal – Tuesday, June 06

Hello Volunteers,

Project Watershed in partnership with CV Nature and the Courtenay Air Park are removing invasive blackberry next Tuesday.

This is a call out for volunteers to help with the removal of invasive species.

Date: June 06, Tuesday
Time: 830 am – 1130 am
Where to meet: Dan and team will meet you at 8:30 am at the Air Park Cafe (
102 20 St, Courtenay)
Please bring work cloths, a shovel/or garden shears, and gloves, water, snacks. Gear will be available.
Watch the weather and dress accordingly.
For more information, please call 250 703-2871 or email ad.projectwatershed@gmail.com.
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