Conserving wildlife habitat in the Puntledge River Watershed
A 55-acre parcel of land has been protected within the headwaters of Morrison Creek, which Fisheries and Oceans Canada considers the best salmon-producing river of its size in the Comox Valley! The area provides important habitat for large mammals, fish, amphibians, and birds, including species at risk. In fact, one species, the Morrison Creek lamprey, isn’t found anywhere else on earth. Comox Valley Land Trust acquired the land for conservation with funding support from the FWCP.
Adding nutrients to the Puntledge River Watershed 4,700 chum salmon carcasses from the Puntledge River Hatchery have been added to the upper Puntledge River Watershed with funding from the FWCP. The carcasses will introduce essential […]
Restoring riparian habitat in the Puntledge River Watershed A building covering 233 m2 was demolished and 117 m2 of concrete was removed from the former sawmill site. An updated restoration design was completed, alongside a […]
New public representative joins our Coastal Region board Meet Ian Routley, the newest public representative appointed to our Coastal Region board following a competitive process. Ian grew up on Vancouver Island where he developed a […]