Image sharing a 2021 econcomic study finding that 13,000 new jobs and $1.3 billion in GDP would b e added to BC's economy through a $100M/year Watershed Security Fund investment..


BC Watershed Security Fund: A Collaborative Vision

December 7, 2021

Released today, the new strategic directions paper BC Watershed Security Fund: A Collaborative Vision, brings together the insights and best thinking of 16 experts and knowledge holders from the Sustainable Funding Working Group. The Working Group is made up of...

Pitt River Spawning Pond


BC residents: water is #1 environmental concern

October 21, 2021

A public opinion poll released October 20th by the Real Estate Foundation of BC and the University of Victoria’s POLIS Water Sustainability Project shows that water is now the top environmental issue in the province. Release provided by Real Estate Foundation...

Blue canoes in Nechako River.


54 Degrees North: Climate Chronicles of the Bulkley Valley

September 10, 2021

Tara Marsden, Senior Indigenous Advisor, Healthy Watersheds Initiative, was recently interviewed by the 54 Degrees North Podcast along with Sarah Railton, and Jeff Anderson. Join them and host, Nikki Skuce, as they discuss the restoration economy and reconciliation in action... ...

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Saving the Salmon on Gitanyow lax’yip

April 17, 2021

Salmon are crucial to ecosystem health across BC. In the northwest, the Gitanyow Hereditary Chiefs plan to declare an area of the Gitanyow lax’yip (territory) as an Indigenous Protected Area – with or without support from the Province. Watersheds BC’s...

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Water in Land Use Planning

July 2, 2020

Read more about the Direction paper – Towards Watershed Security. This book talks about the role of water in modernized land use planning in British Columbia. Written by Brandes, Simms, O’Riordan and Bridge.