August 7, 2020 – Victoria News – Fish habitat enhancement champions set to start next project in Saanich – The latest stage of restorations to Colquitz Creek runs Aug. 4 to 14

July 28, 2020 – Victoria News – Coalition calls for public input on environmental framework for Saanich Peninsula – Document currently drafted calls for improved collaboration among local municipalities

July 11, 2020 – Peninsula News Review – Residents around Sidney’s Reay Creek Pond welcome federal remediation efforts – It is not clear yet whether Sidney will renovate nearby dam at the same time

June 25, 2020 – CBC On the Island with Gregor Craigie

 

June 25, 2020 – CFAX 1070 – Adam Stirling Noon Hour – start listening at 1:55 – Ian’s interview about the Millstream Fishway Project

June 24, 2020 – Times Colonist – Millstream fish ladder to help thousands of spawning salmon, trout

June 24, 2020 – Chek News – Millstream fish ladder expected to be a game changer for salmon

June 17, 2020 – Peninsula News Review – Millstream fish ladder gives salmon, trout a leg up – Peninsula Streams Society expects 3,000 more coho to return to spawn

June 16, 2020 – CTV Vancouver Island News – News at 6 – start watching at 19:50 – Ian’s Interview about the Millstream Fishway Project and BC SRIF Funding  

June 16, 2020 – CTV Vancouver Island News – Vancouver Island group receives $300K to support wild salmon

March 6, 2020 – Vic News – Millstream fish ladder extension work starts Monday – Potential traffic disruptions along Atkins Road at Mill Hill Park

February 12, 2020 – Victoria News – Environmental coalition calls on Saanich Peninsula communities to develop coordinating vision – Saanich Peninsula Environmental Coalition (SPEC) to meet Feb. 20 to further agenda

December 29, 2019 – Peninsula News Review – Sidney to host open house to update residents on Reay Creek Dam project – Final designs for the project are expect in April

December 11, 2019 – Peninsula News Review – Beaches near Sidney’s Tsehum Harbour to receive first clean up in years – Peninsula Streams Society hopes to attract 50 volunteers for the Saturday event

September 15, 2019 – Victoria News – Sidney to renovate Reay Creek dam in place – Decision comes as the public hears concerns about potential cost over-runs

Summer 2019 – ‘Our Backyard’ magazine – Lochside Pollinator Meadow

July 19, 2019 – Mountain Culture Magazine – Streams of Conscience – How Volunteers Are Saving Cascadia’s Tiny Waterways

July 9, 2019 – Victoria News – Bazan Bay beach cleanup nets plastic, tires and an Atlantic lobster – Peninsula Streams Society and Sidney Rotary Club host beach cleanup

July 3, 2019 – Victoria News – Volunteers needed for Bazan Bay beach clean – 
Rotary Club of Sidney providing light refreshment and equipment for Saturday’s event

June 18, 2019 –  Victoria Foundation Website – Guest Blog: Connecting kids with nature

June 16, 2019 – Victoria News – Peninsula Streams Society to restore 120 metres of Colquitz Watershed – With goal of contributing to the recovery of cutthroat and coho salmon

May 20, 2019 – Peninsula News Review – Province continues to investigate Saanich’s Horticultural Centre of the Pacific – Investigation stems from May 2 incident that turned Colquitz River ‘chocolate brown’

May 18, 2019 – Sooke News Mirror – Peninsula Streams wraps year’s education component with salmon fry release – Kelset elementary students the final group to release salmon with Pen Streams and Sidney Anglers

March 15, 2019 – Chek News – B.C. salmon stocks to benefit from five year, $140-million fund

March 12, 2019 – Peninsula News Review – Sidney’s Reay Creek pond rated class 1 contamination site, Transport Canada and Town to collaborate in remediation efforts

December 23, 2018 – Chek News – Peninsula Streams Society and McKenzie Elementary students beautify a footbridge over Swan Creek

December 20, 2018 – Saanich News – Saanich elementary students draw attention to local ecosystem with art

Fall 2018 – ‘Our Backyard’ magazine – Swan Creek Restoration, A great partnership helping to improve fish habitat

June 16, 2018 – Campbell River Mirror – Wild salmon council lacks conservation voice: Watershed Watch Salmon Society

June 14, 2018 – Victoria News – Buzz of activity fills Saanich meadow

Summer 2018 – ‘Our Backyard’ magazine – Things soon will be buzzing along the Lochside trail

April 5, 2018 – Victoria News – Habitat project shores up Pat Bay

March 7, 2018 – Focus on Victoria – Looking at the tiny things – Mary Haig-Brown wants us to see vital connections in the natural world

January 24, 2018 – Peninsula News Review – Storm leaves sailboats beached in North Saanich

December 7, 2017 – Peninsula News Review – Contaminated creek in Sidney getting work done

October 18, 2017 – Saanich News – Salmon in Prospect Lake up for discussion

October 16, 2017 – CFAX 1070 – Mary Haig-Brown on Tod Creek Watershed

October 12, 2017 – Saanich News – Tod Creek Watershed open house on Saturday:  Reintroduction of salmon to Prospect Lake among the topics

September 30, 2017 – Chek News – Millstream Fishway Event

Note:  “Fast-forward” to start watching at 7:50

September 28, 2017 – Times Colonist – Upstream, downstream: Fish get a step up in Langford

September 21, 2017 – CFAX 1070 – Building a Fish Highway

September 19, 2017 – Goldstream News Gazette – Something fishy going on near Langford’s Mill Hill Park

June 21, 2017 – Peninsula Streams Society Press Release – PSS Press Release re Salmon in Tod June 21 2017

June 15, 2017 – Times Colonist – Students to keep raising salmon after cuts reversed

June 14, 2017 – Saanich News – Peninsula Streams given $10K towards restored Colquitz watershed

CFAX 1070 – Streams to Sea education program terminated – Ian Bruce, Executive Coordinator Peninsula Streams Society; and Don Lowen, education coordinator for the Stream to Sea program

June 1, 2017 – Saanich News – DFO stuns local volunteers with termination of educational programs

March 22, 2017 – Peninsula News Review – Peninsula Streams seeks volunteers on Saanich Peninsula

December 21, 2016 – Saanich News – Victoria Foundation plays Santa to local charities

October 7, 2016 – Times Colonist – $540,000 project on airport lands gives new life to TenTen Creek

December 14, 2015 – Times Colonist – Victoria Foundation awards $1.7M in grants

November 13, 2015 – Peninsula News Review – Butchart Gardens fund new fish ladder on Tod Creek

November 8, 2015 – Times Colonist – Butchart Gardens steps up for fishway project  Pay-wall free option

October 22, 2015 – Times Colonist – Elk Lake cleanup gets green light from CRD parks committee

Fall 2015 – ‘Our Backyard’ magazine – Swan Creek restoration with the Capital City Allotment Gardens July 2015

TC Thumbs Up to PSS Sep 13 2015

September 10, 2015 – Saanich News – Colquitz stewardship group aims to conserve and protect

August 27, 2015 – Saanich News – Restoration funding on stream

August 23, 2015 – Times Colonist – $40,000 in awards aid Pacific salmon projects

April 30, 2015 – Peninsula News Review – Royal Oak students bringing Mahon Creek back to life

April 24, 2015 – Peninsula News Review – North Saanich kids become creek stewards

April 24, 2015 – Peninsula News Review – Reay Creek contamination is too high

April 22, 2015 – Peninsula News Review – Sidney residents speak up on creek contamination

March 20, 2015 – Peninsula News Review – OUR VIEW: Spill tested their character

March 6, 2015 – Peninsula News Review – Heavy metals confirmed in Sidney’s Reay Creek Pond

October 26, 2014 – Times Colonist – Eco program engages Saanich Gr. 6 classes

May 5, 2014 – Shaw TV – Peninsula Streams Society’s Creatures of Habitat Program

November 20, 2013 – Victoria News – Dam not up to snuff

November 11, 2013 – Times Colonist – Colquitz Creek salmon run a fine kettle of fish

November 2013 – SNAP Victoria – Peninsula Streams tree planting at Swan Lake

September 26, 2013 – Victoria News – Reay Creek Pond tested for heavy metals

September 7, 2013 – Times Colonist – Spill in Central Saanich’s Graham Creek traced to paving facility

September 6, 2013 – Times Colonist – Province probing source of oily substance found in Central Saanich’s Graham Creek

August 28, 2013 – Victoria News – Stewards look to revitalize Swan Creek

July 17, 2013 – Victoria News – Digging up the dirt on Reay Pond

December 11, 2012 – Saanich News – Two more fuel spills leave two Saanich waterways polluted

December 9, 2012 – CHEK NEWS – Creek Oil Spill

November 20, 2012 – Shaw Vancouver Island – Colquitz Watershed

November 19, 2012 – Peninsula News Review – Salmon keep swimming:  Town and Streams Society use temporary fix on Reay Creek

November 2, 2012 – CTV South Vancouver Island News (start watching at 5:24)

November 2, 2012 – CTV South Vancouver Island News

November 2, 2012 – Times Colonist – Despite spills, Colquitz coho return above average

October 25, 2012 – Times Colonist – Restoration work brings life to stream

July 18, 2012 – Peninsula News Review – Peninsula Streams celebrates a decade of protecting our environment

July 1, 2012 – Saanich Voice Online – Peninsula Streams turns ten!

April 24, 2012 – Peninsula News Review – Peninsula Streams turns 10

March 26, 2012 – Peninsula News Review – Dance event a fundraiser for Peninsula Streams Society

February 28, 2012 – Peninsula News Review – Community groups get grants from Sidney

April 18, 2011 – Peninsula News Review – Biologists take stock of Goldstream disaster

April 28, 2010 – Peninsula News Review – Habitat evolved for students (video)

October 15, 2009 – Peninsula News Review – Adam Kerr Park waterways renovated

April 21, 2009 – Peninsula News Review – Creating Creatures of Habitat