2015 Canada Water Week

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March 16 to 22 is Canada Water Week! This year's theme is "Know Your H2O!" and WaterWealth is partnering with WaterShed Watch, Council of Canadians and ACES to help people do just that. Streamkeeping, watery films, watershed yoga and more. Check it out!

Wednesday, March 18, 5:30-6:30pm -- Streamkeeping at Peach Creek

streamkeeping.pngRotary Trail at the end of Lickman Road, Chilliwack, BC.  view map

Streamkeeping is a great way to learn more about local streams while providing a valuable service of monitoring and protecting the waterways that add so much to our quality of life in this region.

Join WaterWealth volunteers to conduct basic streamkeeping tests at this popular and abundant waterway. A great way for the kids (or anyone) to learn about the variety of life present in a healthy stream.

 

Thursday, March 19, 7-9pm -- Water on the Screen

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Stó-lō Research & Resource Management Ctr, Bldg. 10 7201 Vedder Road, Chilliwack  view map

Please come out to a film night jointly sponsored by the Council of Canadians Chilliwack Chapter and The WaterWealth Project in honour of Canada Water Week. Join us for snacks and a lively discussion with local water champions.

THE FILMS:

tapped_film.pngRED RUN (2001) 25 min, NFB Production
Recalling the 1913 railway blast that blocked thousands of returning salmon up the Fraser River and the determination of the Lower Nicola Valley First Nation to save the salmon run and keep the Siska families' fishing knowledge alive.

AND

 

TAPPED (2010) 76 mins
Is access to clean drinking water a basic human right or a commodity that should be bought and sold like any other article of commerce? Stephanie Soechtig's debut feature is an unflinching examination of the Big Business of Bottled Water.

 

Saturday, March 21, 1-3pm -- My Watershed Moment

mywatershedmoment_400w.jpgKilby Regional Park, Harrison Mills, BC  view map

In time for Canada Water Week #MyWatershedMoment is back! Making the connection between healthy watersheds and healthy bodies, WaterWealth partners with Watershed Watch Salmon Society to host a free yoga class on the banks of the Harrison River in the beautiful Fraser Valley. What better way to explore the lower mainland and get in a free yoga class in this world class watershed!

RSVP is required due to limited parking. Contact Lina: lina@watershedwatch.org

This Moment is brought to you through collaboration Watershed Watch, ACES, and The WaterWealth Project

 

Sunday, March 22, 1-3pm -- World Water Day Rally and Walk

fraser_river_rally_400w.jpgEnd of Cannor Road, Chilliwack, BC  view map

WaterWealth and the Council of Canadians Chilliwack Chapter invites you to celebrate World Water Day with a rally at the proposed Aevitas hazardous waste management site on the Fraser River and a walk to the river via the Bert Brink Wildlife Management area, the first in WaterWealth's series of "Discover Your Home Waters Walks".

For you geocaching enthusiasts, a geocache will be placed with some of the story of the area and a 'first to find' prize. Coordinates to be published via geocaching.com on the day!

Directions:
- From the TransCanada highway, take Lickman Road north, turn left at first stop light onto Industrial Way.
- Follow Industrial Way and turn right onto Cannor Road
- Continue on Cannor Road to the cul-de-sac

Please try to carpool

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For more info contact: chwkcouncilofcanadians@gmail.com

 

 

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March 16, 2015 at 12pm - March 23, 2015

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commented 2015-03-16 09:56:58 -0700 · Flag
What wonderful ways to help us connect and get to know our water ways. Thanks guys.