BC’s Watersheds: A CodeBlue BC Year in Review

We launched CodeBlue BC launched back in January of 2020 and our efforts to secure and restore BC’s watersheds have taken big strides ever since — despite unforeseen hurdles, like global pandemics. We accomplished some pretty great things this year, but at the same time, the stakes have never been higher. Check out some highlights from 2021.

Sustainable forestry for prospering watersheds

Gene Allen is a fifth-generation logger, born and raised in the Skeena Valley. From a lifetime of working in the cutblocks, Gene knows what current logging practices are doing to our watershed.

Politicians, business people and youth for community action and watershed security

In the Cowichan Valley, a watershed-wide community with members across all occupational sectors and of all ages is taking a stand for water security in the Warmland.

A call for community input on forest and watershed management

The water from local Peachland resident Taryn Skalbania’s tap used to trickle out brown. That is, if any water came out of the tap at all.

Freshwater Stream Podcast: Episode 6

"We got to get together. We can’t do this on our own. And if we don't do anything within the next five to 10 years, we are in trouble. Big trouble."

Freshwater Stream Podcast: Episode 5

"We are all connected through this water and we're all connected through the potential for catastrophe."

Water Win: Clearcutting Cancelled in the Greater Vernon Community Watershed

BREAKING NEWS: Tolko Industries backed down from clearcutting in the Greater Vernon community drinking watershed. YOU did this!

Water Win: BC Lower Mainland Municipalities Vote for Watershed Security Fund!

BREAKING NEWS: The CodeBlue BC community sent over 1500 letters to municipalities in the Lower Mainland asking them to vote in favour of this resolution -- YOU made this happen!

Freshwater Stream Podcast: Episode 4

"The system, of course, is over-allocated. The permitting by the province of the water in the Similkameen ... is allocated over 300 percent."

Freshwater Stream Podcast: Episode 3

"We have to do all we can to protect the waterways we're so lucky to have in this country."