Wetland Restoration

The first Wetland Restoration Project in the Slocan Valley is completed.

Pics from the project at Crooked Horn Farm (the wetlands can be seen along the Slocan Valley Rail Trail, access: Filipoff Rd, 200m north toward Winlaw)…

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above photo: Joel Russ

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The largest wetland is full. June 2017.

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Violet-green swallows  nesting in the bird houses. May 2017

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Students form Winlaw Elementary School planting native sedges, rushes, trees and shrubs at the wetlands. April 2017

Water is filling up the wetland and the bird nesting boxes are installed April 2017

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The wetland area after the excavation December 2016.

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The wetland area before the restoration project July 2015

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The wetland area before the restoration project June 2015

all other photos: Gregoire Lamoureux

 

The Slocan River Streamkeepers would like to thank all the funders, supporters, land owners and volunteers for their support for this wetland restoration project.

Thanks to all our funders and supporters!

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