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  • Minutes of MPWS AGM 2017

    Date posted: January 13, 2018

    Minutes can be found here:MPWS 2017 AGM m of m (1) (3)

  • Spawner Count 2017

    Date posted: January 13, 2018

    Robin reported that this year has proved to be a difficult one for spawning salmon counts in the Millard-Piercy watershed.  Initially, very low stream flows likely prevented salmon from entering the system then later, heavy rains raised water levels and created turbid conditions making observation of fish difficult at times. In spite of weekly walks […]

  • MPWS AGM November 30th 2017

    Date posted: November 15, 2017

    MPWS are holding their AGM in the Cumberland room at the Westerly Hotel in Courtenay on 30th November 2017 at 6.30. All are welcome. We will be discussing what is working for the group and what is not working so well and what action should be taken. The Agenda is here:2017 MPWS AGM AGENDA

  • Water Testing Nov 14 2017

    Date posted: November 15, 2017

    Well – after so long without rain, we have had a huge amount lately and it was deemed to risky to go out testing on this, our last day of testing for 2017. The creeks are high and so is the wind with the danger of falling branches adding to the rushing water and slippery […]

  • Water Testing Nov 7 2017

    Date posted: November 10, 2017

    After several days of unusually cold weather and 2 snow falls, Sheila, Linda and Ron went out testing, slithering around in the snow in some areas,  on a chilly morning with temperature at 2C and full cloud cover.  The turbidity meter was too cold to calibrate at first, but it later warmed up and we […]

  • Water testing 31st Oct 2017

    Date posted: November 2, 2017

    Sheila, Linda Mc and Roche went testing the creeks on a cool, sunny morning after 2 weeks of no rain. The water levels in the creeks were quite low with Piercy very sluggish under the connector. But all tests were acceptable, except for the oxygen reading at the connector. The turbidity was very good everywhere. […]

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