Campbell River Mainstem Chinook Enhancement – Brood 2012

Prepared by D. Ewart & S. Anderson, Fisheries & Oceans Canada This is the eighth year of the Campbell River Mainstem Chinook Enhancement project employing a low technology instream approach to enhancement, combined with the experience of the DFO Enhancement facility and staff at Quinsam River Hatchery. Campbell River Mainstem Chinook Enhancement – Brood...

Campbell River Site 7-III Gravel Placement

Prepared by Northwest Hydraulic Consultants From August 5th to 10th, 2013, 4,200 metric tones of washed and screened spawning gravel was placed in the Campbell River, at Site 7.  Site 7 is located downstream of the BC Hydro (BCH) John Hart Generating Station, between the right bank and downstream end of First Island.  Since 2006, this was the third gravel placement project at Site 7, thus it is referred to as Site 7-III. Campbell River 2013 Gravel Placement Site...

Campbell River Site 9 Gravel Placement 2012

Report prepared by Northwest Hydraulic Consultants Ltd. During August 7-10, 2012, a 1,825 m2 Chinook spawning gravel platform, complete with habitat complexity boulders, was constructed in the Campbell River at Site 9. The project location is on the Campbell River Mainstem approximately halfway between the Catalyst Paper pump station diversion and the downstream end of First Island.  This platform is the eighth project since 19999 that involves the re-introduction of gravel into the Campbell River downstream of the John Hart Generating Facility.  These projects are implemented to increase spawning habitat for Chinook salmon, and other anadromous and riverine species.  The 2012 constructed pad provides spawning area for approximately 180 pairs of Chinook. CR Site 9 Final...

Campbell River Salmon Foundation Supports the removal of the Heber Diversion

BC Hydro announcement that it is removing the old diversion dam  is a good step towards guaranteeing steelhead populations in the Heber River.  This disused, circa 1950 dam that was used to divert water to the Campbell River John Hart Generating station will no longer be an obstical to fish stock trying to migrate through the river.  See the full article written by Dan MacLennan in the Campbell River...