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  • Planting along Piercy Creek 13th April

    Date posted: April 14, 2019

    Thanks to those who helped out with the planting adjacent to Piercy Creek Estates yesterday.  This project, funded by the Rotary Club of Strathcona Sunrise and planted by our group, Rotary and the City of Courtenay was successful in that some of the gaps in the streamside vegetation will be slowly filled in as the […]

  • Smolt Fence Building April 17th

    Date posted: April 9, 2019

    The fences will be installed April 17 & 18 so, if you are able to assist, please meet at the Millard site at 9:30 am on the 17th.  A couple of us will go to Chip’s place beforehand to load up the components.  Bill has had the holding boxes in his garage for a couple of […]

  • Shrub Planting on Piercy Creek, Saturday 13th April 10.00

    Date posted: April 9, 2019

    Shrub planting work party behind Piercy Creek Estates located between Cumberland Road and 20th Street this coming Saturday, April 13 starting at 10am: This is a joint project between Rotary Club of Strathcona Sunrise, the City of Courtenay and Millard-Piercy Watershed Stewards.  Rotary is funding the plant purchase (although the City may supplement this with additional plants) […]

  • Garbage cleanup on Piercy Creek

    Date posted: April 3, 2019

    Adjacent to Piercy Creek in south Courtenay an exceptionally large area of garbage was found at an abandoned camp site. As some of garbage had fallen into the creek and there was concern about possible leaching of toxic substances, a decision was made to clean up the site.  A work party of volunteers from Millard-Piercy […]

  • Water testing March 27 2019

    Date posted: March 27, 2019

    Sheila, Linda C and Jim S went testing today, a beautiful sunny spring day. With very little rain recently all water levels were quite low for this time of year and turbidity was low, except for at Marsden Road. All test results were within Provincial guidelines. No fry were seen. There was a total contrast […]

  • Water Testing Nov 15 2018

    Date posted: December 7, 2018

    Sheila, Cheuey and Linda Mc went out testing after a night of heavy rain. Water levels were quite high and turbidity was up, but not above provincial guidelines except for Piercy main at Cumberland Road. Sheila had been overzealous in cleaning the membrane on the oxygen meter and it was not happy and we could […]

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