Tag: Environment

Salmon returning to False Creek?

Just a few weeks after the first False Creek herring spawn in a generation, reports that juvenile salmon may have returned. Passersby on the seawall near the Olympic Village May 20 saw biologists beach seining in the little… Read More

Herring spawn update

A cloud of gulls was visible from City Hall this morning wheeling around the east end of False Creek, all feasting, no doubt, on last week’s surprise herring spawn. Patrick Walshe, of the Green Shores program, writes that… Read More

Herring spawn in False Creek

Photos circulating at City Hall taken Monday show a gratifying victory for the city’s sustainability efforts at Southeast False Creek: herring spawn on the beach built adjacent to the Olympic Village. As photographer John Harper notes in his… Read More