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Dave Ingram Photography
eco assets, estuaries, flood plains, green shores, Important Bird Area, intertidal areas, Kómoks Estuary, native plants, off-channel habitat, Puntledge River, restoration, riparian habitat, rivers/streams, seasons, tides, wetlands
Norma Morton Conservation Library
Between June 2 and 11, six dedicated staff members, approximately 23 volunteers and the UB Diving crew worked together to accomplish the impressive task of transplanting 6,000 stems of eelgrass!
Understanding carbon dioxide (CO2) sources and sinks is crucial for combating climate change. Vegetated ecosystems, including coastal habitats like mangroves, salt marshes, and seagrass meadows, play a significant role in capturing and storing carbon, known as “blue carbon.”
Glen Urquhart Creek flows into Dyke Slough on the north side of the K’ómoks Estuary. It supports salmonids at present, but available spawning and rearing habitat are very limited because it has been severely impacted by agricultural practices and upstream urban development.