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Salmon Marshal (SaM) Public Programs

kids for salmon protection

Have you ever walked past a creek and wondered how you can help our watersheds be healthier? Take part in a Salmon Marshal action project to learn about waterways and protect them. The Salmon Marshal (SaM) Public Programs give everyone the chance to make a difference, whether through a small change in your daily life to taking part in fun challenges or events that really make an impact. All the programs are free and we encourage everyone from preschoolers to seniors to give one a try.

On September 24, 2017, join us to Take the Dip on World Rivers Day! Free kits will be available at participating City facilities starting September 8, 2017.

Watch the Ansley Family in their YouTube video below as they participated in a past Take the Dip event!

Mr. Ansley commented, "My wife and I love to expose our kids to new things and enjoy educating them on subjects relating to where we live. We’re avid fishermen, love camping and exploring the corners of BC. Being able to show them what we need to do in order to preserve what we have and how to respect and care for our community and environment is worth a lot. We appreciate initiatives like this that combine getting outside, science and learning, but also adding the chance to get a little bit creative."

We are happy to help you find an activity best suited for you and can answer any questions you may have via e-mail at

Take the Dip with us!

Take the Dip

Join us to take action to support local rivers and Take the Dip!

storm drain marking kit

Salmon Tracks

Painting yellow fish, or making 'salmon tracks', is a great way to contribute to safer water ways within the city.

Doing the Challenge one fish at a time!

Storm Drain Marking Challenge

Make your mark on the city starting May 7, 2017 by painting yellow fish beside storm drains!

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