Thu 27 May 2010
Thu 27 May 2010
Tue 15 Dec 2009
Thu 15 Oct 2009
Tue 14 Oct 2008
Pemberton’s Ryan River along with many other free flowing rivers in BC face pressure from large-scale, fast-paced hydro power development.
The BC Creek Protection Society and a special guest speaker will present and discuss potential impacts of hydropower development in the Pemberton area and in British Columbia.Guest Speaker: Gwen Barlee, Western Canada Wilderness Committee
The presentations will be aimed at educating the public on proposed Independent Power Projects in the Sea to Sky corridor. These local projects will also be shown in a broader context of independent hydroelectric development occurring across the entire province. An invitation is extended to the Lil’wat First Nation, N’Quatqua First Nation, Samahquan First Nation, Skatin First Nation, Douglas First Nation and any other interested parties.Everyone Welcome!
Sat 31 May 2008
Sun 23 Mar 2008
Wed 16 Jan 2008
Sat 3 Nov 2007
Tue 25 Sep 2007
Victoria BC Rivers Day hosted by BC Creek Protection Society
Join us to celebrate the 1st BC Rivers Day in Goldstream!
UPDATE - september 26
The event will take place rain or shine, there are large rain protected areas where we can still enjoy the day standing near a warm fire, sipping tea and listening to great music. Don’t forget to bring a mug.
Admission is free!
Please note: regular vehicle parking fees apply in the park, however, if you park by the highway there is no charge.
Where: Goldstream Provincial Park.
When: Sunday, September 30, 11am-4pm
Directions: The park is located 16km northwest of Victoria on the Trans Canada Hwy #1
Sun 16 Sep 2007
Sun 2 Sep 2007
UNION OF B.C. INDIAN CHIEFS
Resolution no. 2007-31
RE: Private Water Power Licenses
WHEREAS the UBCIC is a political organization for Indigenous peoples in British Columbia founded in 1969, dedicated to promoting and supporting the efforts of Indigenous people to affirm and defend Aboriginal Title and Rights; (more…)
Wed 8 Aug 2007
Rivers for Generations: Maple Ridge this Thursday, Aug 9th from 3:30 pm to 7:30 pm.
We hope to continue to raise awareness for the about the threat to BC’s
rivers by private power developers, with an emphasis on RoR Inc’s danger
to the Upper Pitt. We will have a booth at the Maple Ridge Jazz and
Blues Festival (www.jazzblues.ca) on
Saturday, Aug 11th and want to make sure members of the community feel
the urgency of this issue. (more…)
Wed 27 Jun 2007
PROTECT OUR SACRED WATERS. July 5, 6:30 to 9:30 at SFU Harbor Centre, 515 Hastings St.
We will have representatives from Muslim, christian, Hindi, Sikh & Indigenous peoples giving the “spiritual”
significance of water, from their perspectives. And, we will then have a panel of information
sharing from experienced peoples who have been researching this phenomenon of private
power replacing the public utility in BC. Our July 5 free event will bring together peoples
from different faith groups and Native & non-Native peoples (including environmentalists)
who are concerned about the acceleration of the process of privatizing our whole province!
Tue 29 May 2007
Mark Angelo Presentation
Submitted by Hugh Hamilton
West Vancouver Streamkeeper Society
West Vancouver Streamkeepers and North Shore Streamkeepers are hosting Mark Angelo, the well known conservationist, outdoor leader and writer who will give aphotographictrip titled Rivers of Home, a river tour of BC’s great rivers all the way down to Vancouver and the North Shore.
Please join us on Thursday May 31st. at St. Stephen’ s Anglican Church in West Vancouver. We have provided time for you to meet Mark Angelo in person, and enjoy light refreshments after the presentation.
The place and time are:
St. Stephen’s Anglican Church, 885 -22nd. Street, West Vancouver
Thursday May 31st., 7:30pm - 9:30pm
There is underground parking opposite the Church on Gordon Avenue, and off Marine Drive at the Aquatic Centre
Fri 30 Mar 2007
There will be a presentation by the BCCPS at Uvic on Thursday, April 5 at 7pm in McKinnon room 150. This presentation is intended to create an awareness of the society and the threats facing BC streams. Anyone and everyone is welcome. Admission is free.
Tue 6 Feb 2007
This Thursday February 8th, will be our Society’s First River Impacts Seminar.
We are pleased to announce that Arthur Caldicott will be presenting to us and kicking off a discussion. Mr. Caldicott has recently published an article on Run-of-River impacts in BC. This can be found below or by clicking here.
This session will be a good introduction to the issues surrounding rivers and the power system in BC so it will be useful for those who would like to learn more about the topic.
Location: University of Victoria Cornett B355a
Time: 5:30pm to 7:30
Who is Welcome: Anyone who is interested in issues surrounding threats to rivers
We will see you there and bring a few $ to contribute to food.