Piercy Creek Habitat Improvement Project completed.

For several years, we have raised concerns about the damaging effect of storm water outlets leading directly into Pirecy Creek at the south-eastern corner of Piercy Creek Estates. Finally, after years of  planning with substantial input from MPWS, the City of Courtenay has approved of rerouting the outlet to eliminate future creek bed and bank […]

Update on Piercy Creek Habitat Assessment Project

Since launching the project end of June , approximately 75% of the initial phase of the project was completed until work came to a halt due to very low or no flow of water in the upper reaches of the watershed. To learn more about the progress of the project click on headline. Piercy Habitat […]

2019 Activity Report

The Millard /Piercy Watershed Stewards 2019 Activity Report is now available online. Topics include: Smolt Counting, Spawning Salmon Surveys, Water Quality Monitoring, Education and Outreach, Development Proposals Referral, Participation in the Comox Valley Conservation Partnership, Planting Native Trees and Shrubs, Homeless Camp Cleanup, “Keeping it Living” Award for 2018, Annual General Meeting. To read the […]

Piercy Creek Habitat Assessment Project

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

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 […]