[By Stephen Hume, November 27, 2020. Focus on Victoria] A reprieve for the Cowichan River offers a rare good news story.PERHAPS IT’S A GOOD MOMENT to let our attention drift from the pandemic-propelled collapse of the Trumpian snake-oil-sales dystopia to the south and the daily litany of coronavirus woes across Canada to some good news that […]
Work begins on new weir for Cowichan Lake, Cowichan Valley Citizen
Work begins on new weir for Cowichan Lake A contract has been awarded to Stantec Engineering Services to do designs, engineering and studies Andrea Rondeau Apr. 22, 2020 12:00 p.m. Work to bring a new weir to Cowichan Lake to control water flows into the Cowichan River has started. “On behalf of the project partners, […]
The Cowichan River: loving and logging it to death. By Stephen Hume.
[By Stephen Hume, May 7, 2020, Focus on Victoria] A NEAR-SILENT CURRENT SLIPS THROUGH WILLOW RUN. The jade-green swirl of eddies and back-eddies causes darker reflections of trees to ripple in the August glare. Here and there, the slick surface boils over a hidden boulder, or abruptly sucks down with a wet slurp into some […]