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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, …

Come mapping with Jessica Weiss and Watershed Watch!

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Our Connected Waters campaign has exciting plans for the summer! In addition to our riparian restoration work, we’ll be conducting field surveys of flood infrastructure to support the mapping exercise we undertook last year. To better understand what’s going on …

A warm welcome to our summer engagement team!

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Summer is here, and we are thrilled to welcome our summer engagement team. We feel very lucky that Sarah Boutilier has returned to Watershed Watch’s Coquitlam office for the summer to resume her role as Outreach & Engagement Manager. Sarah …

Watershed Watch Volunteer Appreciation: Jackie Campbell

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Jackie Campbell’s interest in protecting wild salmon was first sparked in Sointula, a small Finnish fishing village in North Island, right beside Alert Bay. Working on prawn and salmon boats, Jackie raised her son there and considers this remote community …

Watershed Watch Volunteer Appreciation: Jenefer Smalley

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“”If wild salmon disappear our livelihoods, iconic wildlife, and culture will change forever on this coast.” Jenefer is here to make an impact. Growing up on the west coast, and with a background in commercial and sports fishing, she knows …