TRRS offers watershed walk for Rivers Day

Even though it is an exceptionally low water year the pink salmon have returned to the Tsolum River right on time and in record numbers.

Early salmon counts confirm that the run is significant for its size and because these fish came from eggs laid in the river in 2013 during the largest pink salmon return since 1958, and not from our 14-year pink hatchery program. These are wild fish, making this possibly the best run in the TRRS records, which go back to 1935.

Join the TRRS on Sunday, Sept. 27 at 2 p.m. for a nature walk starting in the Vanier Garry Oak Forest, and along Towhee Creek to its confluence with the Tsolum River on the CV Exhibition Grounds, where the completed summer 2015 river restoration project can be viewed. Meet at the CV Sports Centre at the Vanier end of the parking lot. The walk will touch on many aspects of this special river highlighting its history, challenges, partnerships and recovery.

Rivers Day celebrates waterways, highlights their importance to ecological health and generates public awareness about this important natural resource.

 

Just Posted

NIC brings Likʷala/Kwak’wala and Nuu-chah-nulth language courses to campus

NIC will offer introductory Likʷala /Kwak’wala and Nuu-chah-nulth language courses in Campbell… Continue reading

VIDEO: 2018 Everybody Deserves a Smile campaign packaging day

Students from throughout the Comox Valley come to Ecole Puntledge Park to help the less fortunate

Greenwood Trunk sewer line construction complete

An important stretch of new sewer line diverting wastewater from East Courtenay… Continue reading

Valley student’s passion project helping Cumberland forest

It took a little while for Frederica Blouin-Comeau to find her passion… Continue reading

Emailed bomb threat triggers heavy police presence at Comox Valley RV

Heavy police presence could be seen at Comox Valley RV on Ryan… Continue reading

Fashion Fridays: How to change your beauty routine

Kim XO, lets you in on her style secrets each Fashion Friday on the Black Press Media Network

Increase in downed power lines in B.C., how to stay safe

BC Hydro study finds a third of British Columbians may be putting themselves at risk

Judge sets bail at $2.5 million in 1987 slaying of B.C. couple

William Talbott II, 55, is charged with two counts of aggravated first-degree murder

EU leaders vow to press on with ‘no-deal’ Brexit plans

European Union leaders have offered Theresa May sympathy but no promises, as the British prime minister seeks a lifeline.

Powerful winds set to hit Metro Vancouver, Fraser Valley, Vancouver Island

The agency says winds in coastal areas will strengthen up to 70 kilometres an hour before the front moves inland and gusts reach 90 kilometres an hour.

Mandatory victim surcharge cruel and unusual punishment, top court rules

Stephen Harper’s Conservative government made the charges mandatory in 2013.

Tourism minister postpones trip to China amid tensions between two countries

Tourism Minister Melanie Joly’s office says Canada and China have mutually agreed to postpone a closing ceremony next week.

Police across Canada probe bomb threats as U.S. authorities dismiss ‘hoax’

A police spokesman said the emails were the same as those received elsewhere in North America

France shooter killed Thursday during police operation

7 more being held by police in shooting investigation

Most Read