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13.6.12

Vancouver Island; Oyster River Enhancement Society

I happened to see this wonderfully inspiring video via Zac Whyte this evening and decided it was worth it's own blog entry. The best way I can describe how I felt while watching this thoughtful video can be best described through this quote:

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has.” - Margaret Mead





It's wonderful to see how much of a difference people can make with cooperation, teamwork and a common passion for nature.


  • Fish hatchery with incubation capacity of over 2.5 million salmon eggs. (Coho, Pink, Chinook and Chum) on a budget of only $30-40,000 per year!
  • On November 1, 2001, the Oyster River Enhancement Society received the "Excellence in Stewardship" award from the BC Ministry of Water, Land and Air Protection
  • Volunteer Day is every Tuesday
    Everyone is welcome.
    The gates will be open at 8:00 AM.
    Please bring work gloves and rain gear if you have any and...
    get ready to "make a difference"!
  • Become A Member: Only $10/year for individuals, $20/year for families, or $100/year for a corporate group you can support an important cause and be part of an exclusive team.

The Oyster River Enhancement Society <--------"Like" them on Facebook!

Contact information and directions to the hatchery.

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