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Announcing Bowser Pod !

We are expanding! BWS is launching a new stream sampling team, or ‘pod’ as we like to call them, in the Lighthouse area. This will provide a more comprehensive understanding of the health of streams on the eastern slopes of the Beaufort Range. We sample for turbidity, temperature, dissolved oxygen, …

Refundables: A Major Operation

For those of you following the activities of Beaufort Watershed Steward, you may already be aware that refundables (cans, bottles, certain dairy and tetra pack containers) are a key source of revenue for BWS. We have an impressive collection, sorting and delivery process run under the careful guidance of Lise …

BWS Stream Data is going National!

Beaufort Watershed Stewards will now be sharing their stream sampling data via Data Stream. This non-profit organization provides a portal for the public, researchers, all levels of government, and environmental organizations to have open access to national steam data. The Pacific Region will be the final portion of the country …

Add Your Voice: Campaign for Matching Federal Funding for Watershed Sustainability

SOURCE: Code Blue BC. In 2021, the BC Government invested $27 million in the health and security of BC’s watersheds, putting 750 British Columbians to work across 60+ watershed projects in every corner of BC. This work has become known as the Healthy Watersheds Initiative. Now, in order to keep …

Monthly Meetings

We hold meetings on the 2nd Thursday of each month. We have had various formats for meetings during the pandemic. During covid we started doing hybrid meetings–a combination of zoom and in-person. We strive to keep meetings to two hours, but often have lengthy agendas. We welcome interested members to …