Biologist Caitlin O’Neill hosted a similar watershed walk in September of last year. Photo supplied.

Millard Creek public nature walk Sunday

Local biologist guides public through popular Courtenay trail

The Millard-Piercy Watershed Stewards will be hosting a guided public walk led by biologist, Caitlin O’Neill, on Sunday, May 26 starting at 2 p.m. Meet at the concrete salmon statue located at the junction of 31st Avenue and the Courtenay River walkway.

You will learn about salmon life histories, their habitat requirements, challenges affecting salmon productivity and ways you can help to maintain a healthy environment. A counting fence for coho salmon smolts migrating to the estuary will be in operation.

For more information about Millard-Piercy Watershed Stewards, visit

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