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The Little Slocan Watershed

The Little Slocan logging animation shows the history of logging, sometimes characterized as “sustainable forestry,” from 1955 up to, and including, 2021. This logging, carried out by Interfor Corporation (Interfor) and its predecessors has, and continues to degrade the forests … Continue reading

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Trozzo and Winlaw Creek Water Users

Spring 2022 Water Quality Updates: Water samples from Trozzo and Winlaw creeks taken by Slocan River Streamkeepers in collaboration with SIFCo.  Water Analysis Reports: Water Analysis Report from Passmore Laboratory, June 15, 2022: https://slocanriverstreamkeepers.files.wordpress.com/2022/06/2206152120.pdf Water analysis report for metals and … Continue reading

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Supporting Riparian Health on Farmland for Flood Management Webinar

March 15 10am Find out how healthy riparian areas can reduce flood damage and support agricultural production in the Kootenay Region of BC Join us for an interactive Farmland Riparian Health webinar led by two local riparian experts: Lee Hesketh … Continue reading

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Slocan River Streamkeepers’ Annual General Meeting (AGM) November 15, 2021

AGMWelcome Slocan Valley residents. The Slocan River Streamkeepers’ 2021 Annual General Meeting will convene on November 15, 2021 at 7pm at the Passmore Hall (3656 Old Passmore Rd).

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Trozzo and Winlaw Creek Water Users

For more information on drinking water from Passmore Laboratory: https://slocanriverstreamkeepers.files.wordpress.com/2021/08/drinking-water-information-1.pdf Water Analysis Reports: Water Analysis Report from Passmore Laboratory, October 23, 2021: https://slocanriverstreamkeepers.files.wordpress.com/2021/10/2110191826.pdf Water analysis report for metals and nutrients from Caro Analytic Services from September 22, 2021: https://slocanriverstreamkeepers.files.wordpress.com/2021/10/21i3202_1-caro-e1-2021-10-01-1622.pdf Water … Continue reading

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Enjoy Slocan River…

Image & text layout by Dominique Monnier Slocan Riverwatch Map of the Slocan River

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Slocan River Streamkeepers’ Riparian Restoration Project

It’s a fact of our bygone days that cottonwood groves used to be common near the riverside in the Slocan Valley. They provided important habitat and soil-preserving benefits to the riparian areas. Historical land-use practices, and resident attitudes of former … Continue reading

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Slocan River Community Water Monitoring 2019-2020

Slocan River Community Water Monitoring 2019-2020 Download the full report: Slocan River Community Water Monitoring 2019-2020 Slocan River Community Water Monitoring 2019-2020 is a community-based monitoring program conducted by the Slocan River Streamkeepers. It is a continuation of a program … Continue reading

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Slocan River Streamkeepers turns tires into trees!

Recently, a long-awaited project along the Slocan River was finally completed. Over 30 years ago, a local landowner was working on some bank stabilization for his property. Back in those days there were fewer regulations and used tires (and other … Continue reading

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News and Activities

Slocan River Streamkeepers’ Gap Analysis:  Report Published In response to growing concerns about source-water protection, the Regional District of Central Kootenay has announced interest in taking steps to develop a stronger role in watershed governance and to support collaborative decision-making. … Continue reading

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