This summer while fishing for chinook salmon on the Dean River we noticed an absence of larger salmon in the 25 pound and up class. These fish would have been 5 years old and they were largely absent because of some catastrophic floods that occurred in the Dean in 2010. The salmon had spawned in the fall and the subsequent floods destroyed many of the spawning beds, killing most of their eggs.Read more
It’s a wrap!
We just finished our solar summer campaign by sending a letter to all local councils with the names of everyone who signed the petition calling on them to make Cowichan the solar capital of BC.Read more
As I watched the rising plume of smoke above the wildfire near Highway 18 I was reminded of the effects of climate change we are now facing. It is not only the river and lake that are suffering from the lack of rain but also the forests that surround us.Read more