Avola Creek

Avola Creek 2016-10-26T18:37:11+00:00
On September 30, 2015, TLC completed the transfer of 26 properties, including Avola Creek, to the Nature Conservancy of Canada for their continued stewardship. For more information please view the news release.

Three district lots in the Village of Avola were donated to TLC by Weyerhaeuser Canada in the fall of 2003.  These three lots encompassing a total of 7 acres (3 ha) are a part of a salmon enhancement project completed by the Department of Fisheries & Oceans Canada in 1999.  The restoration work on these three lots has resulted in the creation of 1230 square meters of rearing and spawning habitat (including 225 lineal meters of channel).

This restoration project includes a series of interconnected channels, pools and ponds that were lined with rock and woody material to create spawning and rearing habitat for Thompson River Coho.

This salmon enhancement project connects to a previous fish habitat restoration project on Avola Pond, which focused on providing stable off channel rearing and spawning habitat.  According to Fisheries & Oceans Canada, this restoration project supports between 30-50 spawning Coho.