Happy Technician Tuesday! The week started off with a fun photo shoot with The Now Group showcasing our work at Kus-kus-sum for Clean BC, a provincial program to achieve the Province’s legislated climate targets. After the shoot, extensive weeding of Kus-kus-sum occupied the team for the rest of the afternoon.
Kus-kus-sum Forum ~ Year II Restoration
We are starting Year II restoration works at the Kus-kus-sum site the last week of June! To learn more about this process, please join us for our virtual public community forum on June 16th at 6:30pm.
Restoration and Reconnection
This video was created by Maddison Thomas of the Comox Valley Art Gallery’s Youth Media Project. It gives a glimpse of what Project Watershed is doing locally to combat global issues such as climate change and habitat loss with the hope of encouraging others to get involved for a better future.
Technician Report – Tuesday, December 14th
Happy Technician Tuesday! This will be our final tech post of the year. We’d like to reflect on the work we’ve done in 2021.
Technician Report – Tuesday, December 7th
Happy Technician Tuesday! Our technician team has been leading volunteer planting events at Glen Urquhart Creek.
Technician Report – Tuesday, November 16th
Happy Technician Tuesday! Our team has been working on plant guides for future monitoring at Kus-kus-sum and Hollyhock flats.
Technician Report – Tuesday, November 9th
Happy Technician Tuesday! Our team recently checked on the Lyngbye’s Sedge (Carex lyngbyei) planting in Hollyhock Flats and we’re happy to report that they are growing well.
Technician Report – Tuesday, November 2nd
Happy Technician Tuesday! Our team had the opportunity to assist Virginia East with forage fish sampling at Point Holmes beach earlier this year.
Technician Report – Tuesday, October 26th
Happy Technician Tuesday! On October 13th, our technician team and other Project Watershed staff partnered with Lisa and Jamie from the Association for Denman Island Marine Stewards (ADMIS) to clean up abandoned encampments from Hollyhock Flats and the area around Glen Urquhart Creek.
Technician Report – Tuesday, October 19th
Happy Technician Tuesday! Our team has been busy testing methods for future monitoring protocols at Kus-kus-sum. As a starting point, we focused on invertebrates and sediments. The goal is to create a system of data collection to measure ecosystem health.
Technician Report – Tuesday, October 12th
Happy Technician Tuesday! While working around Glen Urquhart stream, our Technician team has experienced numerous encounters with fauna using the site. The presence of wildlife at Glen Urquhart further justifies the need to preserve and restore the area.
Technician Report – Tuesday, October 5th
Happy Technician Tuesday! In June, our technician team planted a large number of Lyngbye’s Sedge and some Tufted Hair Grass to restore areas of Hollyhock Flats.