Smolt Trap Monitoring
The Lost Shoe Creek LS3B1 Smolt Trap was initiated in 2007 as an annual monitoring project. The data and information collected helps us to evaluate the health of the upstream habitat where significant logging has occurred.
Tofino Streams Project
Numerous small streams run quietly through developed areas in the District of Tofino. Little baseline data has been collected on these streams and their current state is unknown, whether they are healthy enough to support fish and what restoration efforts are required to help promote a healthy watershed.
Leaf Litter Project
Over the past few years, there has been concern expressed by the public, Department of Fisheries and Oceans, and environmental NGO’s over the relative lack of protection afforded to small streams during logging, where logging can occur up to the edge of small fish bearing streams.
On-foot spawner surveys have been conducted since fall 2014 to count salmon returning to spawn in Coho Creek, Lost Shoe Creek and Sandhill Creek.
Central Westcoast Forest Society has been working to monitor streams since the beginning.