LEE A. WOOD
The Sunshine Coast Salmonid Enhancement Society is a, registered, non profit, charitable, organization.
Though listed as Sechelt, Chapman Creek is actually in the Wilson Creek area of the Sunshine Coast just a few Km. South of Sechelt.
4381 PARKWAY DRIVE
Operated by volunteers, and one full time, and one part time, employee, the Chapman Creek Hatchery’s mission is to rebuild local salmon, and trout, stock.
TANKS ARE COVERED WITH NETS
TO KEEP THE FISH IN AND THE BIRDS OUT
AT THE OFFICE, ARRANGING FOR A GUIDE
EGG HATCHING TRAYS IN THE INCUBATION ROOM
AFTER COMPLETING THE DFO (DEPT. OF FISHERIES AND OCEANS)
`FISH HEALTH' COURSE AT UBC (UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA),
LANYDN FUNK IS NOW THE RESIDENT HATCHERY TECHNICIAN.
HERE HE EXPLAINS THE BEGINNING STEPS OF TURNING EGGS INTO FISH
HOLDING TANK, BETWEEN
THE HATCHING TRAYS AND THE OUTDOOR TANKS
DEPENDING UPON THE SEASON, THE TANKS COULD CONTAIN: CHINOOK, CHUM, COHO, OR PINK SALMON; SEARUN CUTTHROAT, OR STEELHEAD TROUT
CHAPMAN CREEK IS AN IDEAL PLACE FOR; RELEASING, OR CATCHING RETUNING, FISH
My thanks to Landyn for taking time from his busy schedule to guide me through their operation.
For further information contact;
The Sunshine Coast Salmonid Enhancement Society
Chapman Cr. Hatchery is sponsored by; B. C. Hydro, D. F. O., Gibson's Rotary Club, Howe Sound Pulp & Paper, Mountain Equipment Co-op, Shell Environment Fund, the Businesses, and Residents, of the Sunshine Coast, the Pacific Salmon Foundation, and the Vancouver Foundation.
RELATED WEB SITES
B. C. Hydro
Canada EH . NET
D. F. O.
Dept. of Fisheries & Oceans
Pulp & Paper
OUR B. C. . COM
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