Fishing Retail Stores
Army and Navy
New West, Langley & Vancouver
Berry's Bait & Tackle
Richmond
First Light Fishing & Tackle
Burnaby
Fred's Custom Tackle
Abbotsford & Chilliwack
Mike's Reel Repair
Abbotsford
Pacific Angler
Vancouver
River City Marine
Abbotsford
Sea-Run Fly & Tackle
Coquitlam
Trout Waters
Kelowna
Fishing Guides & Lodges
Bon Chovy Fishing Charters
Vancouver
Fishing Tofino
Tofino
Great River Fishing Adventures
Chilliwack
Lang's Fishing Adventures
Vancouver
Murphy Sportfishing
Kyuquot Sound
Tunkwa Lake Resort
Tunkwa Lake

Vedder River Cleanup in 2012

Posted on February 8th 2012, by Chilliwack Vedder River Cleanup Society

Chilliwack River cleanup

Chilliwack Vedder River Cleanup Society, the City of Chilliwack and Fraser Valley Regional District have finalized three dates for Vedder River Cleanups in 2012. The dates are:

  • Saturday, April 14th at the Great Blue Heron Nature Reserve
  • Saturday, July 14th at the Great Blue Heron Nature Reserve
  • Sunday, September 30th - World Rivers Day, at the Chilliwack Fish and Game Club House

This will be Chilliwack Vedder River Cleanup Society's eleventh year. In 2011, a total of 462 volunteers participated in three cleanups, putting in 1,848 volunteer hours. Volunteers collected 7.14 tonnes of material, giving the society a total of 72.87 tonnes of garbage collected since 2002.

Chilliwack/Vedder River is the most popular recreational corridor in British Columbia, but it is also an important watershed for fish and other wildlife. The abundance of salmon and steelhead provide enjoyment for tens of thousands of anglers each year so it is important for the angling community to give back during these three days.

For more information and updates on the cleanups and other projects by Chilliwack Vedder River Cleanup Society, please visit their website.

Back to Fishy News