Expanding On Our Success

Volunteers Still Welcome! Stream Sampling Program Accepted by Province As you know, we started a stream sampling program last year. We have made the data from this program available to local stakeholders but our goal was always to have it included in the provincial groundwater database. This entails meeting certain …

BECOME A CITIZEN-SCIENTIST

BECOME A CITIZEN-SCIENTIST WITH BWS! Last year we focused on QUALITY. We began a program to gather data for three local streams, monitoring and recording specific elements of stream health.      This year we’re adding QUANTITY. We will begin measuring and recording flow rates for those same three streams in addition …

Well of Plenty or Edge of Crisis? Informational Session on Our Water

Bring your questions and concerns for discusssion We are pleased to present this informational session. Pat Lapcevic is Section Head, Water Protection in the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development. She will lay the groundwork (pun intended) for our understanding of aquifers and watersheds. William Shulba …

K’omoks First Nation: An Introduction to Climate Change Adaptation

On January 23rd two representatives of BWS were invited to participate in a half-day workshop called “K’omoks First Nation: An Introduction to Climate Change Adaptation”.  Other participants included representatives of local governments and other stewardship groups.  We found the workshop very productive and we hope to continue to work with …

The New Normal

It seems like the last few summers have been drier and hotter than we’re used to. People are saying this is the “new normal”. Unfortunately, the new normal is still a long ways off. For at least the next 50 years climate scientists are predicting constant change. The Pacific Climate …