Langley Watershed BioBlitz 2021

Discover the diversity of life that calls Langley home. The watershed groups of Langley are looking for all the different plants, animals, fungus and everything in between from May 29 to June 13, 2021 as part of Canadian Environment Week and Rivers to Oceans Week.┬áPeople in Langley can participate by taking a walk around their … Continue reading Langley Watershed BioBlitz 2021

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Salmon return to West Munday and Yorkson Creek

Volunteers and community residents are overjoyed to see the sight of beautiful salmon in their spawning colours swimming up our local creeks. In the case of West Munday Creek, it has been 20 years since salmon have been seen there! The reason for the return is the replacement of 4 blocked culverts through the Yorkson … Continue reading Salmon return to West Munday and Yorkson Creek

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Good News in the Yorkson Watershed 2020

Culverts Completed Work has been completed on the replacement culverts on Yorkson Creek at Hwy 1 and West Munday Creek at the West Langley Hall. Both projects should allow better access to spawning salmon. The Hwy 1 project also left the temporary small culvert in place to serve as a wildlife tunnel. It will be … Continue reading Good News in the Yorkson Watershed 2020

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Spring events in the Yorkson Watershed

Some new friends from RBC came out to help plant willow whips and pull blackberry vines from the Derby Hills wetland park. It will look even more beautiful in the spring with hundreds of new willows growing. Upcoming events: Fish Release: April 11 Derby Hills Park, 11 AM Environment Day: April 18 George Preston Community … Continue reading Spring events in the Yorkson Watershed

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This spring in the Yorkson Creek Watershed

A snowfall in late winter gives Yorkson creek a fresh look. Here are the upcoming events for spring 2019: Fish Release April 20 11AM Come for the fun and stay for the food. This year YWES volunteers will be providing free picnic food to encourage families to stay and enjoy Derby Hills Park after helping … Continue reading This spring in the Yorkson Creek Watershed

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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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