Road Salt and Salmon Update

Electrical Conductivity Data loggers The chloride or salt content of the creeks can be measured with electrical conductivity loggers. We now have 3 real-time conductivity loggers active, one in Stoney Creek, one in Eagle Creek, and one in the Brunette River at the...

Raw sewage in Stoney Creek

Stoney Creek in the news George Kovacic , one of our members, has been instrumental in getting the multi-jurisdictional technical committee to study the issue about raw sewage spills from Coquitlam into Stoney Creek. This week raw sewage flowing into Stoney Creek was...

STONEY CREEK ROAD SALT AND SALMON PROJECT

Stoney Creek Road Salt and Salmon Project aims to identify the extent of road salt contamination in the Lower Mainland of British Columbia and support academic research into the effect of road salt on Coho salmon. We hope this will eventually lead to salt being classed as a toxic substance requiring a licence to apply it.

Bugs, Bugs, Bugs!

Bugs, Bugs, Bugs!

Invertebrate Surveys On a sunny Saturday, seven Stoney Creek volunteers collected stream invertebrates from two locations: Tributary 3A behind the tennis courts and Tributary 3B north of Gaglardi along the Pipeline Trail.  The sampling took about half an hour as we...

Wild about Burnaby Lake

Wild about Burnaby Lake

SCEC was well represented at the Wild About Burnaby Lake event that took place on Sunday, June 10. In addition to our booth, staffed by 4 of our members, our President made a presentation about Stoney Creek and the work that we do, which was well received.