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  • 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 […]

  • Water Quality 5 March 2018

    Date posted: March 5, 2018

    Sheila, Linda Mc, Cheuey and Jim Sharpe went testing on a chilly day. The woods were rather drab with only the smallest signs of spring. The undergrowth was flattened, giving good views through to places normally unseen. The creeks were running at a moderate level, very clear as there had been no rain in the […]

  • Piercy Creek restoration and enhancement at Slomp Farm

    Date posted: February 20, 2018

    The project to enhance Piercy Creek mainstem on the Slomp Farm is now complete.  Riffles were created to bring oxygen into the waters and woody debris and pools added and developed to improve habitat. The final report with a map and some photos can be viewed here:Slomp Farm Piercy Creek Enhancement  

  • 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

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