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  • Piercy Creek Habitat Assessment Project

    Date posted: August 3, 2020

    Thanks to the generous financial support of the Pacific Salmon Foundation, the City of Courtenay, the Comox Regional District, the Department of Fisheries and Oceans and the expertise of Current Environmental Ltd. employees, the Piercy Creek Habitat Assessment Project has been able to proceed. Under the guidance of Current Environmental Ltd. , MPWS volunteers began […]

  • Water Quality Testing

    Date posted: August 2, 2020

    The tests planned for the beginning of the year could not be carried out due to Covid 19, however water quality testing at the 12 sites in the Millard Piercy Watershed will resume August 10th.  With Sheila leading the team, we will measure, document and assess water quality indicators such as dissolved oxygen and oxygen […]

  • 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 […]

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