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FraserFEST 2018

FraserFEST 2018 runs from August 5 to 26th and is presented by the Rivershed Society of BC. Everyone lives in a watershed. Experience yours. “FraserFEST 2018 is a unique series of educational river adventures and community outreach activities, including 11 community dinners in communities along the Fraser River, 4 raft trips in the Fraser Canyon,…

38th Annual BC Rivers Day – September 23th 2018

Sunday, September 23rd marks the 38th annual BC River Day. The Outdoor Recreational Council of BC is coordinating events for the annual BC River Day which happens to coincide with World River Day.   “Thousands of British Columbians celebrate BC Rivers Day on the fourth Sunday in September each year, making it Canada’s largest river…

Green River

Green River The Green River is a tributary of the Lillooet River in southwestern British Columbia. Approximately 25 kilometers in length, it begins at the outflow of Green Lake in Whistler and flows northeast to join the Lillooet River about two kilometers above where the river flows into Lillooet Lake. Its main tributaries are the…

Chilliwack River

Chilliwack River The Vedder River, called the Chilliwack River above Vedder Crossing, is a river in the Canadian province of British Columbia and the U.S. state of Washington. The name Chilliwack comes from the Halkomelem word Tcil’Qe’uk, meaning “valley of many streams”. Course Originating as the Chilliwack River in Washington’s North Cascades National Park, the…

Coquitlam River

Coquitlam River The Coquitlam River is a tributary of the Fraser River in the Canadian province of British Columbia. The river’s name comes from a Halkomelem word meaning “stinking of fish slime”. A traditional story tells of the Coquitlam people selling themselves into slavery during a winter famine. While butchering salmon for their masters they…