Nash Creek Diversion Channel Dedicated To Skip Young

August saw the Nash Creek diversion channel dedicated to Skip Young one of Trout Unlimited Canadian founders. This is in recognition of Skips work across the country to conserve and protect river systems and inspire a generation of conservationists.

Removal Of Dead Balsam Trees

 Feb 25th : Two dead balsam trees were removed by Davey Tree Expert Co.   Davey Tree donated their time and equipment along with a 4 man crew to bring the trees down. One was dropped across Nile Creek to be removed later. The other tree had to be taken down in sections. All wood will …

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Northern California’s Undersea Kelp Forests Decimated By Purple Sea Urchins – Shanshan Dong , NBC News

About 90 percent of the bull kelp forests, home to fish, crustaceans and other marine life, have been devoured since 2014. FORT BRAGG, California — Northern California, known for its rugged coastline and ancient redwood forests, boasts an abundance of natural gifts that make this part of the country unique, both on land and in …

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The Eggs Have Arrived!

Volunteers from the NCES on November 12th. drove up to the Quinsam Hatchery in Campbell River and received and transported to the Nile Creek Hatchery the batch of Pink Salmon Roe to start the new season of nurturing these million babies from egg to fry.

Hatchery Revamping

Pacific Salmon Foundation provided major funding for the revamping of our hatchery during the month of August. Working with Carlisle Services Limited, we eliminated many problems we have had to work with since the hatchery was opened. First and foremost several safety issues were addressed: The tanks and distribution trough were lowered approximately 45cm and …

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NILE CREEK HATCHERY AND PINK SALMON(click on Picture for full story)

NILE CREEK HATCHERY AND PINK SALMON Nile Creek  hatchery was established about 25 years ago. It has been staffed by a group of dedicated volunteers since then. Our pink salmon come from Quinsam hatchery each fall. The annual egg take occurs in late September and we pick up about one million eggs one month later. …

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