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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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Riparian and Wetland Restoration in the Slocan Valley

2019 KCP Winter Webinar Series  Conservation in the Context of Climate Change – Restoration in Action KCP is pleased to bring back the Winter Webinar Series from January to March. This four-part series will focus on the Fall Gathering theme … Continue reading

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GT Wetland Restoration Project

GT Wetland Restoration Project The Slocan River Streamkeepers are working on a second wetland restoration project in the Slocan Valley. The goal is to restore the wetland habitat and re-vegetate the site with native species to enhance functionality and attract … Continue reading

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Crooked Horn Farm Wetland Restoration Project

A wetland restoration project on private land at Crooked Horn Farm in Winlaw, BC was initiated by the Slocan River Streamkeepers in 2016 and completed in Summer 2017. We gratefully received funding from the Fish & Wildlife Compensation Program and … Continue reading

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Co-existence with the Beavers

Yes, the beavers are still very active along the Slocan River. Crataegus douglasii (Black hawthorn) in Appledale. March 2017.  

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Slocan River Streamkeepers

The Slocan River Streamkeepers work in the Slocan River valley, in the unceded territory of the Sinixt people.

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