Category Archives: Watershed Watch Activities

Beach Clean-ups Keep Plastic Off Our Plates

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Ellika, our engagement coordinator, and a team of volunteers donned their ugliest Christmas sweaters to help clean up garbage at English Bay in partnership with Surfrider Foundation over the holidays. In just a couple hours, they collected 4600 cigarette butts, …

This Waterway Is Not A Ditch

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Last year, I joined Watershed Watch for a canoe tour and garbage clean-up on the Katzie Slough in Pitt Meadows. I live in Coquitlam, and while I had heard about the Katzie Slough over the years, I had never visited …

Defending the Heart of the Fraser: Lina Azeez

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Have you heard about our campaign to defend the Heart of the Fraser? Plans have been submitted for  agricultural development of two sensitive gravel islands in an area known as the Heart of the Fraser. The Heart of the Fraser, the stretch …

Safe Passage Campaign Update: Stan Proboszcz

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It’s never a dull moment, when it comes to our salmon farming campaign. In December, an agreement between First Nations and the province of B.C. was announced right before the holidays. The ‘Namgis, Kwikwasutinuxw Haxwa’mis and Mamalilikulla First Nations, along …

What’s In a Name?

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“So, what watershed are you protecting?” It’s a question I’ve been asked many times over my 16 years at Watershed Watch. While I understand why people might think we’re focusing on one particular waterway, our name actually means so much …