Project Watershed is hiring a Restoration and Research Lead! Our organization is looking for an enthusiastic leader to help us grow and manage our restoration projects and applied research. Our team and organization are currently in an era of growth and we’re looking for someone with a growth mindset to join our team and expand our capacity.
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.
Mallard is a local creek that flows into the Dyke Slough on the north side of the K’ómoks Estuary and supports coho salmon and cutthroat trout. It has been severely impacted by agricultural practices and upstream urban development.
Over the summer Comox Valley Project Watershed Society working with Leighton Contracting Ltd., a K’ómoks Economic Development Corporation joint venture partner, began the process of regrading the Kus-kus-sum site to natural streamside elevations.
Project Watershed is restoring eelgrass at Miracle Beach and in the Trent River Estuary as a component of our Coastal Restoration Plan.
Technician Tuesday is starting again! Each Tuesday through July and August, we will post a short write-up outlining what our two field technicians have been up to.
A variety of native plants, shrubs and trees will be established at Kus-kus-sum as part of the restoration process. This will not only provide food, shelter and habitat for fish and wildlife but also help mitigate climate change. Check out this video to find out more.
Learn how to use natural materials to restore eroding creek banks! Please join David Polster and the Fanny Bay Salmonid Enhancement Society for a free day of education in exchange for your volunteer labour on days 2 & 3. Pre-Registration is required! Dress...