May 14, 2021
Planned project (Summer 2021) with Snuneymuxw First Nation and Departure Creek Streamkeeprs to augment flow into a side channel downstream. Other stream projects in the park have enhanced instream habitat and planted riparian vegetation to address stream bank erosion issues.
The City of Nanaimo is a community of 100,000 residents on the east coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia. The City has over 1000 Ha of parkland. 70% of it being natural area. The spread of invasive species and the fragmentation of habitat over the years has negatively impacted these spaces. To address this, the City is working with Snuneymuxw First Nation and a variety of community organizations on several environmental restoration projects to increase the ecological diversity of our parks and natural areas.