Volunteers Needed!

We are looking for help in the following areas. Water Quality Data Logger management We have 4 Water Temperature Data loggers installed by DFO. These need to be inspected monthly and data uploaded to cell phone and sent to DFO. Volunteer training available for this very important task. Simple, interesting work can be done at […]

BIMES Annual General Meeting Announced

We will be holding our AGM on April 16, 2020 at 7:00pm (doors open at 6:30 pm) and we are looking for individuals interested in joining our board. We are always looking for volunteers who can bring new ideas, energy and skills to make sure BIMES continues to provide leading edge environmental activity in a […]

Water Quality Monitoring at Mossom

Thanks to a generous donation from the Mattson Family, in honour of Jim Mattson, water quality testing and monitoring of Mossom Creek has taken place every Salmon Sunday since October 13, 2019.  We also started monitoring North Schoolhouse Creek in early December and are excited about the addition of a new water quality station at […]

Kevin Ryan awarded the 2019 City of Port Moody Environmental Award

  KUDOS TO KEVIN! We are celebrating because our president, Kevin Ryan, was recently awarded the 2019 City of Port Moody Environmental Award. Kevin Ryan had only been a volunteer with the Mossom Creek Hatchery for a year when he put his name forward to be president of the Burrard Inlet Marine Enhancement Society in […]

Salmon news for the new year

A small group from Mossom went up to Squamish in September to assist in a Pink salmon egg take. Pink salmon spawn once every two years, and this is the year. Our portion of the eggs was determined to be 50,000 and these eggs remained in Squamish until they became eyed in December, at which […]

Salmon Sunday Speaker Series

Join us for our Salmon Sunday Speaker Series at Mossom Creek Hatchery. These free events are open to the public and will take place after our Salmon Sunday volunteer hours. The Hatchery is open from 11:00-1:30 every Sunday and then from 1:30-2:30 on days when we have a Sunday speaker. See you there!   Introduction to […]

2017 highlights to ring in the new year!

 2017 was an amazing year for the Burrard Inlet Marine Enhanement Society and our many Awesome Mossom Creek Hatchery volunteers!  Thanks to all those that have supported us throughout the year.  (photos and captions generously compiled by Ruth Foster) Neil Laffra, our hatchery manager and vice-president is awarded the 2016 City of Port Moody Environmental […]

Volunteer Assistant Hatchery Manager Needed

Every year Mossom Creek Hatchery works with local volunteers to raise salmon and support BC’s wild salmon runs.  This important work has been ongoing for 41 years and has contributed to the re-establishment of healthy runs of coho, chum and pink salmon to the Burrard Inlet area. Be a part of our volunteer team! We […]

The Mossom Creek BioBlitz was a tremendous success

The Mossom Creek BioBlitz, which kicked off on August 18th, 2017, was the first of its kind in the Tri-Cities. The event provided local residents with valuable interactions with local nature and an opportunity to bring scientists together from across the Lower Mainland for an intense period biological study in the Mossom Creek Watershed and surrounding area. […]

A Great Place to Hang Out

Ella Green has been coming to Mossom Creek hatchery since she was a very small child.  From the beginning it was a fun and interesting place to explore as she accompanied her mom, Tracy Green (current BIMES President).  (It is just so beautiful!)  As the years have passed, Ella has personally become very involved with […]