IREI: Cowichan Valley Regional District is a leader by example

"The Regional Board is committed to achieving the vision that we share for watershed sustainability in our region. We also appreciate the leadership shown by Kate Miller in guiding the CVRD to the destination. Kate truly is a champion. She is demonstrating how benefits are flowing to this region because we collaborate with other regions," stated Mayor Rob Hutchins, Chair of the Regional Board.

Inter-Regional Education Initiative: A Road Map for Integrated Watershed Management

"If the goal is protection of aquatic resources, a water quality driven program would not achieve the goal. Two key messages flowed from the research: salmon would already be gone by the time pollutant loading is a factor in salmon survivability; if we get the hydrology right, water quality typically takes care of itself," states Peter Law.