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Council approves motion to protect watershed

Morrison Creek is the only known home for the Morrison Creek sub-species of Western Brook Lamprey anywhere in the world. Courtenay council unanimously approved a motion from Doug Hillian to establish a consistent 30-metre setback to help protect the Morrison Creek Watershed. “Anybody who’s walked along our streams and has…
Kathryn Clouston
October 9, 2020
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Thanks to CV Charitable Gaming Society

The Morrison Creek Streamkeepers would like to express their sincere gratitude to the Comox Valley Charitable Gaming Society for recognizing the value of our watershed and the need for a website to provide information about it.  They provided a generous grant which allowed us to hire Unicycle Digital to revamp…
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October 9, 2020
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Tour of Morrison Creek Headwaters

Morrison Creek Streamkeepers (MCS) have joined forces with the Comox Valley Land Trust (CVLT) to purchase land to create the 22 hectare Morrison Headwaters Nature Preserve (See the Short Video). We are leading interpretive walks Saturday mornings for the summer to raise awareness of this hidden gem. We hope you…
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Morrison Headwaters Nature Preserve

Morrison Creek Streamkeepers (MCS) have joined forces with the Comox Valley Land Trust (CVLT) to purchase land to create the Morrison Headwaters Nature Preserve! See the Short Video about this exciting project. CVLT has signed an Agreement to Purchase 22 hectares of the headwaters for conservation. Now we need to…
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Wood Duck Box Project

After the excitement of last year's projects, which are working fantastically well I am glad to say, the Morrison Creek Streamkeepers are powering down a bit this year to catch their breath.  That said we are looking for people interested in exploring the headwaters with an eye toward likely places…
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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…