Is sunscreen killing B.C.’s Cowichan River?

Stephen Hume, The Province, July 5, 2018

COWICHAN LAKE — On soft early summer mornings similar to those now gracing the South Coast, Joe Saysell would get himself a cup of tea, settle back in his deck chair outside the small house he built for his wife Gail, and enjoy nature’s free light show.

Advisory group recommends raising weir to prevent dry-up of Cowichan River

Increasing height of weir among recommendations

Robert Barron, Cowichan Valley Citizen, Jun 17, 2018

After months of deliberations, the Cowichan Water Use planning process has resulted in recommendations for water supply and storage options for the Cowichan Lake and river system.

Recommendations were presented during a public meeting held in Lake Cowichan on June 11.

Date: 

Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 09:00 to 21:00

Type: 

Event

Location: 

http://worldwaterday.org/events-map/

Date: 

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 18:00 to 20:00

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Event

Location: 

Lake Cowichan Centennial Hall at 309 South Shore Rd, Lake Cowichan

Date: 

31 Jul 2017

Author: 

Rick Bryan, Edmond Duggan

Wetter winters and drier summers in Cowichan as climate change intensifies, report concludes

Climate change projections for CVRDRobert Barron, Lake Cowican Gazette, 21 Aug 2017

CVRD releases first phase of climate change report

The Cowichan Valley can expect warming temperatures year round as climate change takes hold, according to Kate Miller

Miller, manager of environmental services with the Cowichan Valley Regional District, said climate change will also likely lead to wetter winters and dryer summers in the region.

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