Yorkson creek salmon are back!

Yorkson Creek was visited by underwater photographer Fernando Lessa, who got some great shots of spawning coho. (fernandolessa.ca) Volunteers are surveying the creek regularly from mid-October to end of December to count returning spawning coho and chum. So far, in 2018, 27 fish have been seen. Our Yorkson creek has a small but very determined … Continue reading Yorkson creek salmon are back!

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Yorkson Watershed News Fall 2018

This fall, the Trans Mountain Pipeline maintenance clearing was very thorough, cutting down some fairly large alders behind the high school in West Munday Creek ravine. The replanting has since been done, with more than one hundred native shrubs added. Native rose, huckleberry and thimbleberry will add some nice diversity and wildlife habitat. Yorkson ravine … Continue reading Yorkson Watershed News Fall 2018

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Fall in the Yorkson Watershed

It’s a beautiful and busy time of year for our watershed and volunteers. Rivers Day 2017 – Members volunteered to teach about watersheds at Rivers Day. It’s always a fun-filled day. Salmon will be once again making their miraculous journey up Yorkson creek from the ocean, following their instincts to spawn in their natal gravel … Continue reading Fall in the Yorkson Watershed

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