April 2019

The Kus Kus Sum Project: Restoring the Lost Habitat in the K'omoks Estuary

Organized by the Vancouver Island Branch

Status: Advanced registration is now closed. Please contact the Vancouver Island Branch at [email protected]
Date: Thursday, April 25, 2019
Time: 5:30 PM–9:00 PM
Location: Comox Room, Bester Western - The Westerly Hotel, 1590 Cliffe Ave, Courtenay, BC
Presenter: Dan Bowen
Project Technical Director
Project Watershed
Credit: 1 Informal Professional Development Hours (PDH)
Cost: Member Price: $30.00 + GST = $31.50

Member-in-Training Price: $25.00 + GST = $26.25

Student Member Price: $20.00 + GST = $21.00

Non-Member/Guest Price: $35.00 + GST = $36.75
Contact: Hal Martyn, P.Eng.
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 250.334.2338
Important Dates: To help us best predict our catering needs, please register by Monday, April 22, 2019.
Please join the Vancouver Island Branch for networking, branch announcements, a buffet, and a keynote speaker.

Dan Bowen will discuss the conceptual plans to remove all traces of the industrial use of the former Field's Sawmill site adjacent to the Courtenay River at 17th Street in Courtenay, as well as returning the area to wetlands and natural habitat as part of the K'omoks Estuary. Dan will also touch on a couple of nearby smaller completed projects on the Courtenay River, geared to enhancing natural habitat. This project is a partnership between the K'omoks First Nation and The City of Courtenay with facilitation by Project Watershed.


  • Due to space limitations, registration is limited to 45. Please register early.
  • Guest/Non-member Registration: If you are not a member of Engineers and Geoscientists BC, you can register online by quickly creating a 'Non-member' account. After clicking on the 'Register' link, you will be brought to a login screen. Towards the bottom, there is a ‘Create new account’ link. Click this link and follow the prompts to create your account and then you will be able to register online with this new account. Thank you and we look forward to having you join us.

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