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  • Water Testing May 2017

    Date posted: June 9, 2017

    Bill and Neil went testing on a cool, cloudy day. Our DO meter was not working and so they could not test dissolved oxygen or % oxygen or temperature. After some rain the turbidity levels were  high in Piercy Creek at Cumberland Road and at Marsden Road. pH was borderline….on the low side at several sites.Here […]

  • Fish Fence engineers

    Date posted: May 1, 2017

    The fish fence at Millard has been giving us, and some fry, trouble this spring due to the constant rain pushing the water levels up.  Steve and Robin were out in all their waterproof gear fixing the fence recently and were caught on camera by Wendy! Photo below!

  • Water Quality April 2017

    Date posted: May 1, 2017

    Sheila, Cheuey and Linda Mc tested the waters and counted smolts on April 20th, a lovely sunny day after a lot of rain. The creeks were running medium high and turbidity was increased because of this. Piercy Creek at River Meadows and at the Connector were high turbidity, but just within provincial guidelines which show 6.5 […]

  • Installing fish fences

    Date posted: April 7, 2017

    Several stewards braved the very wet weather and worked on installing the fish fence on the Millard Rearing Channel and one at a new location on Piercy Trib 1.  Wet wellies was the order of the day. There was lots of acton and as the day got wetter, some problems with the mud! Photos not […]

  • Water Quality Testing March 2017

    Date posted: March 27, 2017

    Cheuey, Marcia and Sheila went to test the waters after a night of heavy rain on March 22 2017. As expected, turbidity was high in every site except Millard @ Minto which was only 0.09 NTU.  We added another site to our testing routine, at the Millard fish fence just up from the footbridge. The […]

  • MPWS Spawning Salmon Survey 2016

    Date posted: February 26, 2017

                                       Enumeration of spawning salmon within watersheds provides information helpful in assessment and management of salmon stocks including identification of future enhancement opportunities. However, it is recognized that accurate salmon counts are often impossible to obtain due to poor […]

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