"Committed to the restoration of wild Pacific salmon in mid Vancouver
Island watersheds through habitat restoration and community engagement"
"Committed to the restoration of wild Pacific salmon in mid Vancouver
Island watersheds through habitat restoration and community engagement"
  • Coho Smolts in Shelly Creek Provide Salish Sea Survival Data

    Coho Smolts in Shelly Creek Provide Salish Sea Survival Data

    A Passive Integrated Transponder (PIT) tagging program is one of the tools the Pacific Salmon Foundation and BC Conservation Foundation are using to identify "survival bottlenecks" in Coho, Chinook, and Steelhead populations in the Salish Sea. What is a "survival bottleneck"? Read More
  • A Rain Garden Grows in Parksville

    A Rain Garden Grows in Parksville

    Rainwater pouring into storm drains from our streets, parking lots and other hard surfaces has a devastating effect on our streams and shorelines. Not only does the pollution in the water harm fish and other aquatic life, the volume of water that flows through the pipes during a heavy rainfall causes erosion and destroys critical habitat. Read More
  • Return of the Yellow Fish

    Return of the Yellow Fish

    Several years ago, MVIHES ran a Salmon Friendly Lawn Program that included handing out yellow fish lawn signs, like the one in the photo. The yellow fish are returning in the cause for water conservation. Read More
  • Shelly Creek Coho Habitat Restoration - Phase II

    Shelly Creek Coho Habitat Restoration - Phase II

    We are very excited about this next phase of Coho Salmon rearing habitat restoration on Shelly Creek. Read More
  • Volunteers on the Go - Part III

    Volunteers on the Go - Part III

    Welcome to the third edition in the series "Volunteers on the Go". Two of our activities that were on hold due to the pandemic are now back on line. Read More
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