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Job Opportunity – Restoration Field Technician

FVWC Restoration Field Technician Job Description We are hiring a restoration field technician to join our team. This entry-level position is a great opportunity to gain experience in the conservation field. The technician will work under the supervision of Fraser Valley Watersheds Coalition (FVWC) and alongside community volunteers. The technician will receive on the job […]

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Volunteers Needed! Controlling Himalayan Balsam along a Salmon Channel

On Thursday July 11 , 2019 we are looking for volunteers to help pull invasive Himalayan balsam from a newly constructed salmon channel. No RSVP is required, stay as long or a little as you like between 8:00am – 2:30pm Location: Hooge Rd. Parking lot, Chilliwack BC click here for the map  

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Volunteer Tree Planting Event – Stave River, Mission BC

Call for Volunteers! We are looking for volunteers to help us plant trees and shrubs. Please join us to restore habitat in the Stave River watershed. We will be planting trees, shrubs and aquatic plants at a restoration site on the Stave River. Date: Saturday March 16, 2019 Time: 10 am Location: Stave River, Mission BC (please […]

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Celebrate Abbotsford’s Earthday Event 2019

Celebrate Abbotsford’s Earthday Event 2019 We will be participating at Abbotsford’s Annual Earthday Event held at Mill Lake Park. Great opportunity to learn more about What we do and how you can help create healthy watersheds! Stay tuned for more event details.

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Ways you can help at home

There are many small actions you can take to help improve and keep our watersheds healthy! These are just some ideas you can consider -what ideas do you have?!   • Conserve water by using a rain barrel, planting hardier native plant species, not watering your lawn or driveways, watering gardens less frequently, use low […]

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Chilliwack’s All About Fishing 2019

Come visit us at the upcoming Chilliwack’s All About Fishing Event! For more details please visit: https://www.aroundchilliwack.ca/chilliwack-events//chilliwacks-all-about-fishing-2019

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Stave River – searching for sandhill cranes

Sandhill cranes are highly charismatic birds! They have large public interest and are the flagship species for both Burns Bog Society and the Reifel bird sanctuary. However, local populations in BC appear to be in decline. It is estimated that less than 10 breeding pairs remain in the Fraser Valley. In an effort to keep […]

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Tom Berry Gravel Pit- Largescale Salmon Restoration Project

The Tom Berry Gravel Pit (also known as Starrett Pond to Hope locals) was created immediately adjacent to the Fraser River near the town of Hope, B.C., to provide material for the Coquihalla highway construction in the 1980’s. Due to its proximity to the river, it is seasonally inundated when the Fraser River rises during […]

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Peach Creek, Vedder River Salmon Habitat Restoration

Beginning August 8, 2017, in partnership with Fisheries and Oceans Canada and the City of Chilliwack, efforts to restore and extend salmon spawning habitat along Peach Creek between Webster Rd. and Peach Rd. within the Rotary Trail and the setback dyke trail will commence. The purpose of this project is to improve and create additional off-channel salmon […]

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