Headwaters

to Deep Waters

We restore and protect aquatic ecosystems throughout Greater Victoria

About the Society

Peninsula Streams Society coordinates restoration and habitat conservation projects throughout Greater Victoria.

We build healthy aquatic habitat that supports self-sustaining populations of native species in both freshwater and marine environments. This is accomplished through research, restoration, innovative projects, public education and land stewardship.

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Volunteer

We offer many ways for you to take action to protect and conserve local watersheds. Remove invasive plants. Clean up shorelines. Participate in stream restoration projects. Teach students. Meet like-minded people.

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For nearly 20 years, Peninsula Streams has restored and protected watersheds throughout Greater Victoria. Today our work is more important than ever, as urbanization and climate change continue to degrade local watersheds, creeks and shorelines.

Membership

Help us protect watersheds throughout Greater Victoria by becoming a member. Together, we will make a lasting difference in the health of local creeks, watersheds and shorelines.

Community-Level Climate Change: Long-Term Monitoring of Water Levels at Gardners Pond

Climate change is a growing global concern with significant implications for local aquatic ecosystems. As a result of shifted moisture regimes, streams within Greater Victoria are threatened by low summer flows, which can result in fish strandings (fish trapped in small, hot pools) and deaths. Peninsula Streams Society mitigates these effects by building the health …

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Education in the Salish Sea: The link between Whale Watching and Forage Fish Conservation

by Carmen Pavlov, Environmental Support Technician Living near the Salish Sea brings a diverse range of wildlife to our doorstep, including seabirds, intertidal critters, fish, and the charismatic Orca (Orcinus orca). Orcas in B.C are classified into three groups: residents (Northern and Southern), transients, and offshores. All three have distinct diets, social/family groups, hunting strategies, …

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What’s In The Water? Community Water Quality Monitoring, Volunteering, and a Life full of Science

Environmental non-profits thrive when supported by volunteer contributions and citizen science. Our volunteers’ dedication and passion are what drive our community-based environmental conservation...
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