Trish Hall (120p) – Watersheds Watch Salmon Society
Watershed Watch has been providing input to the Living Water Smart Water Act Modernization Process, including recommendations for the allocation of water for fish.
articles for period 2006 thru 2010
Stoney Creek Environment Committee celebrates 20th anniversary of ‘The Great Salmon Send-Off’ in the City of Burnbaby
The annual Great Salmon Send Off creates awareness about Stoney Creek’s fragile urban ecosystem and serves to protect it through eco-friendly practices and green alternatives.
Remi Dube – January 2010 (120p)
How Surrey accommodates an exploding population has enormous repercussions for many suburbs in North America. Surrey is enhancing habitat to ensure that people can watch salmon spawn in the city’s creeks for generations to come.
Metro Vancouver Reference Panel recommends monitoring long-term cumulative impacts of multiple contaminants in liquid discharges
Metro Van Reference Panel – Ken Hall
Current senior government regulations deal with one contaminant at a time and even though levels may be below some set threshold, the presence of multiple contaminants and their interaction can have impacts on organisms in the long term that are not being considered.
Nature's Revenue Streams is a 3-year public-private pilot project, based in Saanich BC, that will link rainwater infrastructure to the restoration of stream and watershed function. The project will show how urban development can be used as an opportunity to improve watershed and stream health, build/restore aquatic habitat and reduce infrastructure costs for developers and the municipality while also addressing rainwater runoff.
Three provincial Ministries and the federal Department of Fisheries and Oceans have formed a Vancouver Island Coordinating Team to facilitate a consistent, science-based approach to rainwater management on Vancouver Island.
Sensitive Habitat Inventory and Mapping (SHIM) is a standard for fish and aquatic habitat mapping in urban and rural watersheds in British Columbia. SHIM attempts to ensure the collection and mapping of reliable, high quality, current, and spatially accurate information about local freshwater habitats, watercourses, and associated riparian communities.
Initiated in 1997 by two B.C. residents, Clive Callaway and Sarah Kipp, The Living by Water Project promotes healthier human and wildlife habitat along freshwater and marine shorelines throughout Canada.
The Okanagan Lake Action Plan Update presentation provides an overview of the 20-year Okanagan Lake Action Plan, which was initiated ten years ago to restore declining kokanee stocks in Okanagan Lake.