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Flood Protection: Everyone Needs a Safe Place to Live

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We need flood protection to safeguard our homes and communities from rising water levels, but did you know that some flood protection can be damaging to wild salmon and their habitat? What are floodgates? Floodgates are typically installed where the …

Connected Waters Campaign Update by Lina Azeez

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As we launch into 2018, I wanted to fill you in with what’s happening on Connected Waters, our campaign to restore wild salmon habitat in the the lower Fraser. What is Connected Waters all about? The Fraser River and its …

Coquitlam River Update by Craig Orr

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Coquitlam River: Hollywood North While Vancouver may be known as Hollywood North, the title once belonged to the Coquitlam River. As many watershed residents still recall, John Wayne once regularly trekked the river, inspired by its wild salmon.  Sadly, the …

Join us Sep 23 for a Katzie Slough Canoe Tour!

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Join Watershed Watch for a special Rivers Day canoe tour of the Katzie Slough to celebrate BC Rivers Day! Learn about the slough’s history, ecology, and the challenges that make it emblematic of many small streams in the lower mainland. …

In the news: “Made in Ottawa”

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From the Comox Valley Record (Dec 13, 2016): “Made in Ottawa—decisions on fish and water”.  Read the Water wise column by Tanis Gower of Watershed Watch Salmon Society here: