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Back to the hatchery – Headquarters Creek

I decided to head back to the Headquarters Creek hatchery to see what had changed since my last visit, almost exactly four years ago in January 2014. Of course, I picked a rainy day, not that I really had a … Continue reading

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Tsolum River Facility

Tsolum River Facility – Headquarters Creek The Department of Fisheries and Oceans Tsolum River Facility is one of those places that are just a bit difficult to find, partly because it is actually located on Headquarters Creek, but more so … Continue reading

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Fanny Bay Salmonid Enhancement Society

The Fanny Bay Salmonid Enhancement Society hatchery on Rosewell Creek is usually closed to the public, so I took advantage of an open house to visit the hatchery, and learn some more about our local rivers and salmon.

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Quinsam River hatchery

Upstream salmon gate at the Quinsam River hatchery

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Rosewell Creek restoration

Stream bed restoration and enhancement upstream of the Rosewell Creek hatchery

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Gartley Point Hatchery

Emerald Sea Farms Ltd’s  Gartley Point Hatchery produces geoduck seed for King Clam Geoduck. In the fall of 2010 the hatchery successfully planted its first crop of geoduck seed in coastal BC waters. Geoduck clams are the largest burrowing clam … Continue reading

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Rosewell Creek – the bridge

Low August water flows provided an opportunity to take a look under the bridge leading to the Roswell Creek hatchery. Despite looking totally dry, there was water flowing about 100 metres upstream of the bridge.

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United Hatchery

Marine Harvest’s United Hatchery on Berray Road

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Woss Community Hatchery

The salmon hatchery in Woss [fbalbum url=”https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.307440836046301.1073742151.123247217798998&type=3&” size=”187″]

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The fish floor

The fish floor inside the Quinsam River hatchery visitor centre The fish floor is a glass floor covering a re-creation of the nearby rivers with salmon, trout and other native aquatic species found in the Quinsam River. The floor was … Continue reading

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