• Water Quality August 8th 2018

    Date posted: August 21, 2018

    Bill, Neil and Linda C went testing on the 15th Aug after another week of heat with no rain. The Oxyguard meter still seems to be registering on the high side, but did show that there was very little oxygen in Piercy Creek at River meadows farm. Piercy under the connector bridge was dry, as […]

  • Water Quality Aug 8th 2018

    Date posted: August 9, 2018

    Sheila and Linda ventured forth to wrestle with brambles,  5-bar gates, electric fences and a blazing sun to test the waters this week. We were pleasantly surprised to find water running in Piercy Creek at Cumberland Road…a place where we have often had to rescue fry when the creek runs dry This time the fry […]

  • Dismantling the counting fences June 2018

    Date posted: June 28, 2018

    On a very wet day several of our stewards met at the Millard fence to begin dismantling it. As a result of the rain, there were quite a few smolts in the counting box at each location, so these had to be counted and released before work could begin. Here are some photos of the […]

  • Report of Comox Valley Nature Kids Outing along Millard Creek

    Date posted: June 9, 2018

    This report comes from CV Nature Kids. We had a lovely, sunny Explorer Day on Sunday (April 22nd). Thanks to Steve Williams for helping us to learn about all the interesting nature discoveries along the Millard-Piercy Conservation Trail.  Highlights included helping Steve count and identify fish in the Stewards’ fish fence, the Millard Creek estuary, learning […]

  • Water Quality Testing May 2018

    Date posted: June 5, 2018

    Linda Mc, Jim S and Sheila went testing on May 30th. After the driest May in memory the water levels were very low in Piercy creek more like July levels. Millard was flowing well. All sites showed little turbidity. Unfortunately our new DO meter was not happy and so we could not test for oxygen […]

  • Watershed Walk May 26th 10.00

    Date posted: May 23, 2018

    The Millard-Piercy Watershed Stewards are hosting a  public nature walk with the focus on salmon of the Millard system, their habitat, challenges and what our group is doing to help increase production. The walk  will start at 10am Saturday, May 26  Meet at the concrete fish at the junction of the Courtenay River walkway and […]

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