Coho fry Update

On March 6/13 there was a successful transfer of coho fry from the Kiwanis hatchery with an estimated 9,000 or so being released into Piercy Creek just below the culvert crossing Marsden Road and 4,000 or so being put into the cap trough at Chip’s hatchery. The latter group join the 5,000 already in the […]

Egg Development Update

Here is an update  for this season’s egg development: Enumeration techniques have given us a total of 14,781 eggs in 4 heath trays at the Kiwanis hatchery that are in the process of hatching. At Chip’s cap trough we have 5,595 eggs that were transferred to cassettes yesterday that are about 10 days behind the […]

Public Invited to AGM Dec 6

The doors will be open to the public to join the Millard Piercy Watershed Stewards at their upcoming Annual General Meeting in the lower Native Sons Hall on December 6, 2013 from 7-9pm. Guest speaker, Dr. Scott Wallace, from the David Suzuki Foundation, will give a talk entitled, “A River runs through it, Weddings, Wellness […]

More Broodstock Capture

Well we had another good turn out of volunteers today and caught 7 more fish. We now have 7 females (one clipped) and 8 males (two clipped) in our holding tank.

Broodstock Capture

We had a fantastic turn out of volunteers today to catch this year’s broodstock. Thanks to all who attended. Our timing was good with great results. We caught 5 female and 3 male coho that are now resting at the hatchery holding tank. For the first time of collecting broodstock we caught a hatchery female […]

A Mink Experience in the Watershed

My mink experience occurred one spring morning while I was alone carrying out a flow transect on lower Millard creek below Highway 19A.