News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 24, 2024 Cowichan Weir replacement project receives $14 million from Province of BC DUNCAN, BC – The Cowichan Tribes First Nation, Cowichan Valley Regional District (CVRD) and the Cowichan Watershed Board welcome the announcement of $14 million in funding from the Province of British Columbia for the Cowichan Lake […]
Session 6: Made in BC Salmon Recovery Model February 5th, 2024 – Building on the 3-scale collaborative model discussion, the team has undertaken a deep dive into the Washington State model inner-workings and developed a report, including recommendations for a ‘Made in BC Salmon Recovery Model’. Welcome Remarks: Jordan Point & Michael Meneer ‘A made […]
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 […]
Cowichan Watershed Board’s Tim Kulchyski and Tom Rutherford answer common questions about the why, when, where and how much fish need water in the Cowichan/Koksilah watershed.
Water holds a prominent place in culture, science, policy, community values and recreational pursuits. Yet, it remains undervalued in comparison to the role that it plays in society and in the cycle of life in the Cowichan Valley, British Columbia. To explore the importance of water in the Xwulqw’selu Sto’lo (Koksilah River), an Environmental Flow […]