Goward Springs Workparty – A Great Day for Staking

On the frosty morning of December 9th (2017), a crew of 12 energetic volunteers joined the Goward Springs Stewards and Peninsula Streams Society (PSS) at the Vancouver Island Technology Park (by Camosun College Interurban Campus) to plant stakes on Viaduct Flats. Stakes had been cut the day before in preparation for the event. Together, the crew planted a total of 90 stakes (30 each of Red-osier Dogwood, Cottonwood and Willow) in under an… Read More

Colquitz Mainstem Community Meeting #2

The second meeting of the Colquitz Mainstem Stewardship group will take place on Wednesday November 4th at 7pm. See Calendar listing for more details.

Swan Creek Riffle Repair Workparty

Members of the very active Friends of Swan Creek Watershed met on September 20th to distribute rock and gravel in the stream and rebuild a riffle from last year. Photo Credit:  Debbie Oostland

Invitation: Colquitz Mainstem Community Meeting

See today’s article in the Saanich News about Peninsula Streams Society’s upcoming meeting.

Swan Creek Capital City Allotment Gardens Restoration Project

Date: Beginning July 2015 About the Project: Swan Creek is an urban Salmon stream in Greater Victoria. It was logged, then farmed and ditched in many areas. The upper reach below Swan Lake has a Community Garden area that is very popular and well-used. In winter, the lower elevation garden plots flood due to the plugged creek channel from the past and present activities. The problems were identified in a 2014 habitat assessment… Read More