Invasive Plants

Invasive species reduce the biodiversity and available habitat for wildlife in the area. Invasive plants outgrow natives and take away nutrition and light. Many are

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Native Plant List

A variety of native trees, shrubs and herbaceous flowering plants thrive in the riparian area along the Miami River Greenway.  Many have showy, fragrant  flowers

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Walk & Weed

  MRSS work weekly on the Greenway section of the river. We target specific areas monitoring native plants and removing invasive plants. We meet Mondays

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Value of Riparian Areas

Riparian Areas are highly valuable ecosystems; their position in the landscape connects aquatic areas with terrestrial areas. Native Trees and Shrubs: Shade aquatic habitat Shelter

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Planting History

Restorative planting along the Miami River in Harrison Hot Springs goes back to 2007 when the riparian  area along Spring Park was planted with compensation

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Chum Fry Release

Miami River Streamkeepers Society (MRSS) members, with the help of the DFO community advisor, released 5000 Chum salmon fry into the Miami River on Wednesday,

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Miami River Bird List

  Birds are indicators of a healthy ecosystem.  The Miami River Watershed supports a large number of species.  The river itself, the lake, the riparian

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Mammals of the Miami river

Black-tailed Deer Mountain Lion (cougar) Bobcat Striped Skunk Short-tailed Weasel American Mink Northern River Otter Common Raccoon Harbor Seal Black Bear Coyote Black Rat House

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Western Toad

The Western Toad (Anaxyrus boreas) (formerly Northwestern toad – Bufo boreas) is a stout, squat 2-5 inch amphibian of the west found from Alaska to northern

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Meet the Stewards

A few members of the Streamkeepers Society at a planting site along the Miami River in Harrison Hot Springs, BC.  The Society works to rehabilitate

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PSF Grant 2014

PACIFIC SALMON FOUNDATION – COMMUNITY SALMON PROGRAM 2014 Riparian Planting: 1200 m2 of stream-side native shrub planting Interpretative Signs: Aquatic Wildlife, Trail Map, Miami River Greenway

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PSF/CSP Grant 2012

PACIFIC SALMON FOUNDATION / COMMUNITY SALMON PROGRAM In 2012 MRSS received a Pacific Salmon Foundation  grant  for habitat rehabilitation and interpretive signage along the Miami

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