Beach cleanup time! We are looking for people to choose a beach area from the map and pick up any garbage they find there. We will do this as a decentralized cleanup, meaning that you and your group will pick a 1.5 to 2 km section of shoreline or riverway over which to hunt for garbage and other groups will pick other sections.
Project Watershed, along with other Comox Valley Conservation Partners, are putting together an interactive family friendly event focused on watersheds. We are looking for people to help setup/teardown and manage our booth and the kids tent at this event.
The restoration will occur in 3 phases. Click below to read more about each phase and scroll down to see a visual representation of the site features found on the restored Kus-kus-sum site. During Phase...
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.
We got a first look at how a restored Kus-kus-sum will operate during storms and king tides this winter. It was exciting to see the high tides move over the steel wall and inundate the site.
Join Jay and Virginia from Project watershed for our first Kus-kus-sum citizen science monitoring project with Seal or Pinniped monitoring at various locations from Condensory Road Bridge toward Kus-kus-sum along the Courtenay River Estuary.
Approximately 4,000 native plants were planted at the Kus-kus-sum site over six days this October! THANK YOU to the 160 volunteers who contributed to planting, mulching and watering during this time – we would not have been able to accomplish this without you.
Project Watershed is looking for folks who have a passion for our local environment, particularly the Comox estuary and nearshore habitats, to serve on our volunteer Board of Directors. We are looking to fill 4 different roles to supplement our existing directors who...
A new paper and model assessing intertidal beach habitat for Pacific sand lance (Ammodytes personatus) in the Salish Sea has just been released!
Join us for forage fish sampling this winter!