Climate change is triggering significant glacier change, which has both geomorphic and hydrologic impacts.
Will the provincial government act on the recommendations in the new Watershed Watch report for BC?
Water levels in Cowichan Lake and the Cowichan River are at record lows. What does this mean for our summer?
Lately I’ve been writing a full blog post every Wednesday, but this week I came across so many interesting topics that I’ve decided to go … Read more
BC Wildfires As you can imagine, much of my reading in the past week has focused on the wildfires in BC. I wrote a post … Read more
This article was re-posted on the DeSmog Canada site on Dec 5 2016. Edited Nov 28 to add income inequality info. In the days following … Read more
This summer I was worried about drought. About the ability of the greatly diminished Cowichan River to support the fall Chinook salmon run. These worries … Read more
Road crossings over streams (often constructed using a culvert) can significantly affect fish by changing stream channel morphology, constricting streamflow, and ultimately making it difficult … Read more
My last post outlined some of the water issues we’re having here in the Cowichan Valley. Coincident with the fall equinox, we were in for … Read more
The first of the West Coast’s seasonal storms has blown in on the first day of fall, and Vancouver Islanders may almost be glad to … Read more