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  • Water Quality Testing Nov 11 2019

    Date posted: November 13, 2019

    November 11th Helmut, Linda Mc and Sheila went testing on a damp day with intermittent rain. It was 8 C. There had not been enough rain to increase the water levels in the creeks and consequently the oxygen levels were down a little from the previous week. All sites were good except for Piercy Main […]

  • Water Quality Nov 4th 2019

    Date posted: November 5, 2019

    Marcia, Helmut and Sheila went out testing on the 4th November 2019 on a cool drizzly day. The water levels were still low for this time of the year as we have had little rain. This meant that turbidity was good at most sites. The only site with unacceptable results was at Marsden Road, where […]

  • Millard Piercy Watershed Stewards AGM 10th December 2019

    Date posted: November 1, 2019

    MPWS will be holding their AGM at Creekside Commons on Tuesday, 10th December, 2019 at 7.00pm. Speaker will be Tim Ennis, Executive Director of CV Land Trust and a Director with Project Watershed. The subject will be ‘Bats’

  • Water Quality Testing Oct 30th 2019

    Date posted: November 1, 2019

    Sheila, Marcia and Helmut went testing on 30th Oct on a sunny, chilly day. We found that the creeks were running very clear and oxygen levels were good except at the site below Knopps Farm on Marsden Road. There oxygen was very low and the creek smelt strongly of cow manure. Weather has been dry […]

  • Smolt Count 2019

    Date posted: June 27, 2019

    MILLARD- PIERCY WATERSHED SMOLT COUNTING SUMMARY Coho salmon smolt counting was conducted on Millard Creek mainstem and Tributary 1 of Piercy Creek from April 18 to June 7 and on Millard side channel from April 18 to May 26.  Volunteers counted coho smolts, fry and other species once per day, typically in the mornings. Samples […]

  • Water Quality Testing May 2019

    Date posted: May 29, 2019

    Sheila, Jim and Marcia went out testing on 27May, 2019. Water levels were low for this time of the year and temperatures were high. All results were below the provincial parameters for this month, but only just. But we found fry at many places. Below are the results. Millard Piercy Water Quality May 2019 Sunny, […]

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