Upcoming Events

Photo Credit: Ann Law – Malcolm Creek, spawning salmon

Monthly Invasive Plant Removal on Malcolm Creek (Roberts Creek, B.C.)

Date: August 29, 2020 @ 11:00 am to 1:00 pm

Join us for our ongoing monthly invasive plant removal on the last Saturday of each month at Malcolm Creek in Roberts Creek!

Please put on your calendars!

EQUIPMENT NEEDED:
Please bring gloves, eye protection and small clippers if you have them.
We will bring tarps, rakes and garbage cans to collect the debris.

WHAT TO WEAR:
Please dress for the weather, rain gear (if raining) outdoor/gardening clothes that includes long sleeves, sturdy boots are a must and a hat is recommended.

DIRECTIONS:
Metcalfe Road is off Lower Road (about 1 1/2 km from Gumboot Cafe), look for the ‘Beach Access’ sign off Lower Road. Drive to bottom of Metcalf Rd.
We will be near the bridge over Malcolm Creek on the path (watch for another Beach Access sign). (Parking space is limited so some may have to park on Lower Road and walk the short distance down Metcalfe.)

We look forward to seeing you all there! If you have any questions, please feel free to message us at scstreamkeepers@gmail.com.

We acknowledge we live on the unceeded land of the shíshálh (Sechelt) and Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) peoples.

Streamkeepers 2-Day Training

Date: September 12, 13, 2020

Would you like to learn to improve salmon habitat and protect our beautiful local streams? Would you like to learn how to monitor the health of these creeks? Do you have local knowledge about fish, wildlife, plants you would like to share with other volunteers? Join other people that share your passion for salmon!

UPDATE: This training is full. If you would like to participate in the next one in Spring 2021, please contact us at scstreamkeepers@gmail.com to put your name on the waiting list. Due to COVID the final decision to go ahead with training will made at approximately September 1st.

Training includes:
-Intro to stream habitat survey
-Streamside planting
-Stream invertebrate survey
-Water quality survey
-Juvenile fish trapping
-Advanced stream habitat survey
Fee: $50.00

Trainers Dianne Sanford and Angela Kroning will lead you in this hands-on introduction to fish habitat, stream restoration, aquatic life identification and waterway stewardship.

Participants who complete the 2-day training will receive a Streamkeepers certificate from the Pacific Streamkeepers Federation.

Must be 18 years of age and older. Only 12 spots per training.

Our long-term goal is that EVERY stream and creek on the Coast is cared for by the people who love what we have and want to protect it for future generations!

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me at scstreamkeepers@gmail.com to register.

On more information on what is covered in the training, please see:

https://www.pskf.ca/publications/handbook.php

Here is the facebook link:

https://www.facebook.com/events/219491309216010/

We acknowledge we live on the unceeded land of the shíshálh (Sechelt) and Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) peoples.

JOIN US!!! #SaveOurSalmon

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