"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"
  • 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
  • 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
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