"Committed to the recovery 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"
  • Volunteers on the Go

    Volunteers on the Go

    Despite the cold soggy spring we are having, our volunteers are as busy as ever and even managed to squeeze in some tree planting on a rare sunny day. Read on to see some of things we have been up to. Read More
  • Salmon Friendly Lawns or Yellow Fish and You

    Salmon Friendly Lawns or Yellow Fish and You

    Why were MVIHES volunteers promoting yellow fish signs at the MABRRI Regional Research Open House on March 16 and what do they have to do salmon? Read More
  • Pacific Sand Lance Storm the Beaches of Parksville

    Pacific Sand Lance Storm the Beaches of Parksville

    2021 was the best year yet for documenting Pacific Sand Lance spawning on our shores! Sand Lance are just one of the forage fish species that travel in large schools and make up the cornerstone of marine food webs. Read More
  • The Latest News From MVIHES

    The Latest News From MVIHES

    Whether we're tracking Cutthroat Trout with scanners and antenna arrays in Shelly Creek, pruning a man-eating Raingarden in front of the Fire Hall, or observing Coho Salmon spawning on our latest habitat rehabilitation project, there's never a dull moment with MVIHES Read More
  • Fish Habitat Restoration in Shelly Creek: Phase II

    Fish Habitat Restoration in Shelly Creek: Phase II

    A 400 m section of Shelly Creek that flows through the Shelly Farm in Parksville was restored to provide rearing habitat for Coho Salmon fry and smolts. What a transformation! Read More
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