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This is the sixth in a series of articles about how urban stormwater runoff has negatively impacted Comox Valley waterways, what local governments are doing to address the issues and what other communities have done.
Climate science reports released in 2018 all pointed to impending catastrophes. But there was also good news to savor, some of it originating right here at home.
Stormwater management plans in the Comox Valley have historically treated rainwater as waste, something to be collected and disposed of quickly, usually into previously clean streams or directly into the ocean. Clearly a new approach is needed.
© Jackie Hildering, The Marine Detective By Gavin MacRae limate change, in tandem with a teeming sea urchin population, is killing bull kelp forests in the Salish Sea. To stem losses that already have kelp at...
Morrison Creek thrives with diverse aquatic wildlife thanks to only two relatively harmless stormwater outlets and a pristine, spring-fed headwaters that several organizations hope to protect
BY GEORGE LE MASURIER The Comox Valley Regional District issued this press release today.he Comox Valley Regional District (CVRD) and the Courtenay and District Fish & Game Protective Association (Fish & Game Association) have reached an...
The Brooklyn Creek Watershed Society and the Town of Comox have kept the creek alive, but the degradation of natural assets in Courtenay and Area B continue to pose threats to this urban waterway
The second in a series about stormwater begins the Tale of Three Creeks: Golf, Brooklyn and Morrison. Golf Creek is dead, Brooklyn Creek is threatened and Morrison Creek is thriving, with an effort to protect its pristine and intact headwaters