"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"
  • Notice of Annual General Meeting

    Notice of Annual General Meeting

    On October 1 2022, we will be holding our AGM from 10 am to noon at the Parksville Community Centre at 223 Mills Street. Come and hear our Keynote Speaker Nikki Wright of SeaChange Marine Conservation Society as she informs us about Eelgrass beds on the coasts of Parksville/Qualicum Beach. Read More
  • Shelly Creek Fish Habitat Restoration - Phase III

    Shelly Creek Fish Habitat Restoration - Phase III

    We've just restored rearing habitat for Coho Salmon fry and smolts on another 200 m of Shelly Creek! This is a continuation of the work completed on 400 m of creek last year. Read More
  • Volunteers on the Go....Again

    Volunteers on the Go....Again

    In this episode of Volunteers on the go you'll see our awesome volunteers tree planting along Shelly Creek, showing off our skills at Beach Day, and handing out yellow fish at the Rivers Edge Neighbourhood Information Session. Read More
  • Friends of Shelly Creek Park Versus the Archangel

    Friends of Shelly Creek Park Versus the Archangel

    A green invader is threatening the ecology of Shelly Creek Park! Laminium, also called Yellow Archangel, is taking over over a large section of ground in the park. If it makes it to Shelly Creek it could out-compete the riparian vegetation needed for bank stability and shade for the resident Cutthroat Trout. Read More
  • Hangin' with the Salmon Fry in the Estuary

    Hangin' with the Salmon Fry in the Estuary

    One fine day in May, MVIHES volunteer James Craig went snorkelling in the Englishman River Estuary to check up on the salmon fry. Read More
  • 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
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