This category features all posts related to Restoration (incl. Blue Carbon), Protection – KEMP / Land Acquisition / Walkway, and Education – Keeping It Living etc.

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.

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.
Thank you for supporting Project Watershed. Together we are Keeping it Living
  

You are invited: 2017 Annual General Meeting!

Project Watershed is holding our Annual General Meeting June 3rd!

Date: Saturday, June 03
Time: 1 pm to 3 pm
Location: K’omoks First Nation Administration Office Boardroom, 3330 Comox Rd, Courtenay
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Dan Bowen sheds some light on the work being done at the old Field Sawmill site

Volunteers needed to Help Elementary Students with Stewardship

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 […]