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A New Beginning

Well, it was a busy month but the restoration work got done and boy, what an improvement it made! We took out the old weir at Second Street that was impeding fish movement at best and killing fish at worst as you can see from the before video.
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Great Morrison Treasure Hunt!

Signal Crayfish that we have found come in sizes from this to smaller than a water skitter. Photo by K Clouston We have been fairly successful so far in 'fishing out' the reach that we plan to de-water on Tues, 4 Aug, as we only caught 59 Coho, 4 Signal…
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In-Stream Work Begins!

Volunteers at the stop net at the end of Second Street. Photo by K Clouston Morrison Creek Streamkeepers are busy with two restoration projects designed to improve fish passage and increase available fish habitat. In partnership with Current Environmental, Morrison Creek Streamkeepers has been awarded grants from three agencies for in-stream…
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‘Fishing’ in Morrison

Jim and Kathryn pole seining in Puntledge Park. Photo by J Gemell The prolonged drought has even affected Morrison, although to a much smaller extent than some of the other waterways.  Jim, Jan and I went 'fishing' last week to move 3-4 dozen salmon and a dozen sticklebacks from one…
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Find the Owl

Barred Owl near the marshy area of Morrison Park. Photo by K Clouston When I was in Morrison Park this afternoon there was a great hue and cry amongst the robins and chickadees.  I followed the sound through the swampy part in the centre of the Park and found they…
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Interesting Walk!

Jim and I, Jan, went for a long walk Saturday, June 20, in the headwaters. We had a plan of plotting and timing a route for the upcoming walk with Comox Valley Nature in July. However, it’s not unusual to find distraction and discovery in the headwaters and this day…