Fri, 7 Oct 2016

Volunteer at Salmon River Estuary

The Nature Trust (TNT) of BC ia hosting a volunteer event October 12-14 at the Salmon River Estuary Conservation Area near Sayward, Vancouver Island. Organizers are looking for volunteers to help replant native shrubs and trees to help restore this important wetland and riparian habitat.

This conservation property was purchased in 2015 by the Nature Trust of BC, with funding support from the Habitat Conservation Trust Foundation, Fish and Wildlife Compensation Program, Campbell River Salmon Foundation, Barnet Rifle Club, Steelhead Society of BC, Kingfishers Rod & Gun Club, Ducks Unlimited Canada, Totem Fly Fishers, Parksville-Qualicum Fish & Game Association, BC Federation of Fly Fishers, and individual donors from across BC. You can read more about the property here

Anyone interested in helping with the planting is welcome to join TNT staff for all or part of the time. Bring your lunch, rain gear, gloves, and a shovel, if possible. The property is located south of the Village of Sayward, on the west side of the Salmon River, on Sayward Road, east of Frenchman Road, between the Salmon River and Hammond Creek bridges. Go to map>> For more information, contact Karen Barry on 250-713-3193