Tree Crashes on Old Hatchery Building

A tree came down during the last strong wind and rain storm and caused extensive damage to the old hatchery building which is currently being used as a storage building. Due to the stricter Covid-19 restrictions it was decided that a scheduled repair & clearing …

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Pacific Salmon Foundation – Tank Upgrades

Once again Nile Creek Hatchery would like to thank Pacific Salmon Foundation for their generous grant. Without their help we would not have been able to accomplish our goal of eliminating silt from the tanks and improving water flow into the tanks. All six tanks …

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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.

Diversion Dam set up in Nash Creek

Feb 29th The diversion dam was set up in Nash Creek to allow coho Smolts access to the Salish Sea, without this dam the majority of the Smolts will run into a dead end part of the creek and die. Once the Smolts have entered …

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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 …

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Bowser Elementary Hatchery Visit – Nov18

November 18th saw two classes from Bowser Elementary visit our hatchery. Approximately 50 students took part in the tour that included information on how the eggs are handled on their arrival from the Quinsam River hatchery until they are fully developed and released. The day …

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