100% of every dollar you donate to Nile Creek Enhancement Society is used for the enhancement, protection and maintenance of habitat for salmon and their ecosystems.


 

APRIL means Spring Cleaning

APRIL 2015: April means Spring Cleaning

In April, the weather had cleared and it had dried up enough to clean up a large pile of brush and debris that had accumulated near “Bob’s Pond”.  Several NCES volunteers, with the help of Volunteer Fire Fighter Roy Allen, made quick (and safe) work of the job.  Many thanks to Bob Ellis, Jack Gillen, Corley Henry, Gord Lipke and Roy Allen for a job well done! It looks somewhat like boy scouts having a marshmallow roast! Photos courtesy of Jack Gillen.

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Fall 2014 Fish Count

Fall 2014 Fish Count

As of this writing, September 1st, Nile Creek is heavily populated with returning Pink salmon and has been since late July when those early arrivals made their first appearance. In spite of low water levels, new fish continue to arrive and, by all accounts, 2014 will be the year for a record setting return of Pinks.

Campbell River uses swimmers and a fish net to count the returns and have done so for many years. They are reporting an estimated return of 1.5 million Pinks vs. last year’s record return of 1 million fish. Good news for sports and commercial fisherman, and for those who just love fresh and smoked fish.

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