For salmon to continue to live in Stoney Creek, they need clean water.
Please report immediately if you see toxic spills, dirty water or small dead or dying fish. Heavy siltation from runoff in the fall and winter may cover and smother eggs.

To report a spill or water quality concern, First, call City of Burnaby Climate Action: 604.294.7850, or Dispatch: 604.294.7200, and any photos can be sent to for follow up. Next, call the Provincial Emergency Program1.800.663.3456  If you think the spill is coming from Coquitlam, phone Coquitlam Environmental Services: 604.927.3500

To report an incident that caused harmful alteration, disruption or destruction of fish habitat, an incident that involved death of fish, a violation involving a Species at Risk-listed fish, a salmon fishing violation, or illegal sale of fish, call Fisheries and Oceans’ Observe, Record, Report line: 1.800.465.4336 .

To report pollution, dumping, non-salmon fishing violations, sightings of Aquatic Invasive Species (Zebra and Quagga Mussels), wildlife concerns, or off road vehicle related matters, call the RAPP line (Report All Poachers and Polluters):
1.877.952.7277 .(#7277 from a cell phone).


Follow up with an email and photos: and a copy to

The contacts above are from Fisheries and Oceans Final UPDATED 2019 Working Near Water and Emergency Authorizations – Public Handout.pdf and City of Burnaby Climate Action.

A new version of the BC Wildlife Federation Conservation App is now available for iPhone and Android users.

The app makes it easy for users to take geo-referenced, time-stamped photos or videos and to report illegal use, or abuse, of our natural resources. The app works both in and out of service using your phone’s GPS. Reports are sent to a secure server and forwarded automatically to the appropriate enforcement agency.

Guidelines for reporting dead wild birds to Government Agencies

What to report to Wildlife Agencies:
Groups of 3 or more dead birds (any species) found in the same geographic location.
The following individual dead birds:
– Species at risk – See list .
– Highly susceptible species (swans, ducks)
– Raptors (eagles, hawks, owls)
– Water-adapted bird species (waterfowl in general, shorebirds, water-associated birds).

These wild bird mortalities should be reported by calling   1.866.431.BIRD (2473) . Reports will be recorded, assessed to determine if further investigation is warranted, and if so, guidance will be provided on a case by case basis.

Report bat encounters

If you find a dead bat or see a bat flying in the winter, please contact the South Coast Bat Conservation Society at or   1.855.922.2287 Ext. 11 as soon as possible. For further information, see details here .