Our ‘Rebuild’ Heroes

Mossom Creek Hatchery’s new building is nearing completion and it is already a star – a perfect match of function and appearance. As with any success, the real story is in the ‘behind the scenes’ production. In this case, the tale is studded with examples of teamwork, exceptional generosity, and strong organization. Generally it takes […]

Tri-City News: Road to Mossom rebuild in Port Moody

by  Diane Strandberg – The Tri-City News posted Dec 24, 2014 at 11:00 AM Mossom Hatchery in Port Moody during the fire of Dec, 11, 2013 and today, after months of planning, fundraising and construction. — Image Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTOS The re-building of Mossom Creek hatchery in Port Moody is an example of community resiliency and co-operation […]

Province Gives Boost to Mossom Creek Hatchery Rebuild

By Diane Strandberg Posted October 22, 2014 · Updated 8:52 AM   Pat Dennett, volunteer project manager for the Mossom Creek Hatchery rebuild, stands with his granddaughter, Lola Langtree, 8, in what will be the incubation room for salmon. On Friday, the province announced a grant of $35,000 that will be matched by Imperial Oil […]

For Immediate Release: One year after hatchery fire, significant progress made

For Immediate Release – December 9, 2014 One year after hatchery fire, significant progress made Local salmon hatchery rises from the ashes It was one year ago, on December 11, 2013, that fire ripped through the Mossom Creek Hatchery and Education Centre located in Port Moody, BC. The fire completely destroyed the hatchery building and contents, […]

Mossom offered $75,000 matching grant

 Local salmon hatchery provided with matching grant opportunity Matching donations must be raised by mid-September The Burrard Inlet Marine Enhancement Society (BIMES) has been presented with a tremendous opportunity from Imperial to double the dollars raised to complete the first phase of the Mossom Creek Hatchery rebuild project. The fire that destroyed the hatchery building […]

Artist boosts Mossom hatchery rebuild with painting donation

by  Diane Strandberg – The Tri-City News posted May 21, 2014 at 9:00 AM Kyle Pilon, president of the Burrard Inlet Marine Enhancement Society, with artist Wynn Dennett and her painting of the Mossom Creek Hatchery. — Image Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO There is now a gravel pad where a building used to be and a hole is all that’s left […]

Summer construction start eyed for new Mossom hatchery

by  Diane Strandberg – The Tri-City News posted May 21, 2014 at 9:00 AM— updated May 21, 2014 at 2:44 PM The people who are working to replaced the burned Mossom Creek Hatchery face a race against time as they still need $150,000 to build the facility in time for the salmon spawning season. The Port Moody hatchery, which has been an important […]

Local youth donates birthday money

It’s so touching that our TriCity youth are coming out to support the hatchery rebuild project.  Recently we had Abigail, a local elementary student deliver a fantastic donation to BIMES President Kyle Pilon. Money was collected from Abigail’s friends who made this donation rather than buying gifts for her birthday! Wonderful idea !!

Mossom Creek hatchery to be a leader in sustainability – The Tri-City News

posted Mar 19, 2014 at 2:00 PM— updated Mar 19, 2014 at 3:18 PM Plans to build a state-of-the-art hatchery and education facility on the footprint of the destroyed Mossom Creek Hatchery are taking shape. With a cost initially pegged at $1.2 million, including corporate and community donations and in-kind services, a low-impact, innovative building is set to rise from the ashes […]

Moody Middle Delivers!

Thanks to a dedicated group of Moody Middle Leadership Students, we are $785 closer to our rebuild goals!  Students participating in the Me to We program sold Cobbs Bread scones to raise money for the hatchery.  We are so proud of their efforts and that their heart are with Mossom Creek Hatchery and the effort […]