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REPORTS & MEDIA

2024 - Xwulqw'selu Watershed Planning Project Newsletter, Vol. 2

2023 - Xwulqw'selu Watershed Planning Project Newsletter, Vol. 1

2023 - The Future of Water, by Andrew Findlay. BC Magazine, Winter 2023-2024. p34

2023 - Our Rivers are a Trickle but Community Efforts are a Flood. Column Valley Voice Sept 2023. Jill Thompson

2023 - Streamflow Snapshot 7, by Xwulqw'selu Connections

2023 - Streamflow Snapshot 6, by Xwulqw'selu Connections

2023 - Streamflow Snapshot 5, by Xwulqw'selu Connections

2023 - Streamflow Snapshot 4, by Xwulqw'selu Connections

2023 - Streamflow Snapshot 3, by Xwulqw'selu Connections

2023 - Streamflow Snapshot 2, by Xwulqw'selu Connections

2023 - Streamflow Snapshot 1, by Xwulqw'selu Connections

2023 - Draft Terms of Reference for Collaborative Community Advisory Table 

2023 - The 11 Teachings - teachings from Cowichan Tribes that are helping to define the planning process

2023 - Xwulqw'selu (Koksilah) Watershed Planning Agreement 05-12-2023

 

2022 - News Release "Cowichan Tribes and Province to develop BC’s first Water Sustainability Plan"

2022 -  Steering Committee Summary and Recommendation - Cowichan Tribes/Ministry of FLNRORD

2022 - Twinned Watershed Project: Full Report – Xwulqw’selu/Koksilah River Environmental Flow Assessment. For Cowichan Tribes, Halalt First Nation and Cowichan Watershed Board. By Geomorphic Consulting. March 30 2022

2022 - Video: Biologist Cheri Ayers describes the Koksilah-Chemainus “Twinned Watersheds” Project

2022 - Twinned Watersheds Project: Riparian Vegetation Assessment in the Chemainus and Koksilah Watersheds. For Cowichan Tribes, Halalt First Nation, Cowichan Watershed Board. By Heather Pritchard, RPF, Christoph Steeger, RPBio. March 1 2022

2021 - Koksilah Water Supply & Options Feasibility Project and Appendices - Ministry of FLNRORD

2021 - Koksilah Watershed Hydrological Analysis - Cowichan Tribes/Ministry of FLNRORD

2020 - Water Use and Management in the Koksilah River Watershed - Ministry of FLNRORD

2020 - External Engagement Summary Report - Cowichan Tribes/Ministry of FLNRORD

2020 - 2-Page External Engagement Summary Report - Cowichan Tribes/Ministry of FLNRORD

2020 - Why Fish Need Water - a short video by Cowichan Watershed Board

2020 - Koksilah Regulatory Response to Low Flows Effectiveness Analysis - Ministry of FLNRORD

2020 - Partnership supports management of Koksilah Watershed - BC Government News Release

2019/20 - Ecosystem-Based Assessment of the Koksilah River Watershed: Phase 1 Report - Pritchard, H. et. al

2019/20 - Ecosystem-Based Assessment of the Koksilah River Watershed: Phase 3 Report- Pritchard, H & Yamaguchi, E.D.

2019 - Koksilah River Watershed: Preliminary Assessment of Hydraulic ConnectionMinistry of FLNRORD

2019 - Tapped Out: A Special Report on Water Scarcity and Water Solutions in British Columbia - Barroso, A. & Gower, T.

2019 - Water Sustainability Plans: Potential, Options and Essential Content - Curran, D. & Brandes, O.

2018 - Pathways and Partnerships: A Framework for Collaboration and Reconciliation in the Cowichan Watershed - Cowichan Tribes, CVRD, the Cowichan Watershed Board, POLIS Water Sustainability Project, with support from the BC Freshwater Legacy Initiative

2007 - The Great Land Grab: Colonialism and the Esquimalt & Nanaimo Railway Land Grant in Hul’qumi’num Territory - Morales, R. and Egan, B 

PROJECT PARTNERS

Cowichan Tribes

BC Provincial Government - Water, Land, and Resource Stewardship

POLIS Project on Ecological Governance

University of Victoria Environmental Law Centre

Cowichan Watershed Board

BC Freshwater Legacy Initiative

Koksilah Watershed Working Group

Xwulqw'selu Connections

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