Cheri Ayers is a local fish biologist who grew up on the Koksilah River, and is now serving as the Fish Habitat and Flows Assessment Project Manager for the Twinned Watersheds project. She describes this important partnership effort to better understand climate and other impacts on fish habitats in the Koksilah and Chemainus Rivers so […]
Elodie tells us about the ‘terrestrial’ or land part of riparian ecosystems that are also important for fish habitat, and her work with the Twinned Watersheds Project in the Koksilah and Chemainus Rivers, 2021.
This Recommendations Brief summarizes the outcomes from a 16-month scoping process undertaken by Cowichan Tribes and the Province of BC (FLNRORD) to: develop consensus decisions regarding planning in the Xwulqw’selu – Koksilah Watershed; and, scope a long-term agreement with respect to ongoing collaborative management and governance of the Watershed. It is being provided to Cowichan […]
Cowichan Tribes, March 11 2022 Cowichan Tribes and the BC Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development (FLNRORD) have reached an historic agreement to develop a Water Sustainability Plan for the Xwulqw’selu (Koksilah) Watershed. “Cowichan Tribes is pleased to see this important step towards taking care of Xwulqw’selu Sta’lo’,” says Chief Lydia […]
You are Invited The Cowichan Station Area Association has been hard at work on an ecosystem-based assessment for the Koksilah watershed. The first step – a description of the historical character and current condition of the watershed – is complete! We are excited to show you the results: 2 pm Sunday November 25th at the […]