PWLogoMain croppedAn art & literature awareness & fundraising campaign to give everyone the opportunity to contribute to the preservation and restoration of the K’ómoks Estuary with an Online Silent Auction, and a Sponsorship Drive culminating in a ART TOUR & AWARENESS FORUM.

Project Watershed thanks Mountain Equipment Cooperative for their donation of $6,310 towards the creation of a publicly accessible online Interactive Map of the K’ómoks Estuary.

Estuary Events at Elevate the Arts

Project Watershed is presenting Elevate the Estuary at Elevate the Arts as a wrap up of the 2013 Keeping It Living Campaign. Art submitted to the Auction and Competition will be displayed at Zocalo’s from June 3rd to the 8th – you can bid or vote for your favorite artwork onsite or online. Elevate the Estuary events are listed below for a complete list of Elevate the Arts events visit Reservations can be made and more information found online at or by calling 250-703-2871.

June 4th, 6-9pm – Dine Under the Sea

As a kick off to the week’s events Project Watershed will run an Under the Sea Dinner event at Zocalo’s. The dinner will feature a unique seafood focused menu, music by Jilli Martini and more. Reservations are recommended.

June 8th, 10am-4pm – Estuary Mural (participatory art installation)

Project Watershed will erect a large seine net and supply fish cut-outs, “eelgrass” and more for the creation of a one-of-a-kind estuary mural. Come out and add your artistic touch. You can paint, color or otherwise decorate the objects we supply or bring something of your own to add.

June 8th, 10am-12pm – Estuary Photo’s

Make you way down to Simms Park to get a family nature photo taken by Unique Roots Photography. Pose among the greenery for a beautiful and lasting memory. Reservations are recommended.

June 8th, 1pm – Estuary Story Time

Marlet Ashley and Kate Brown have written a series of Children’s books called Revelry on the Estuary. Join them at the library for a reading from the newest book in the series “Penelope Piper’s Great Adventure”. For more information, to sign up for these events or to become a sponsor, visit our website:

Sponsorship Levels

  • Watershed Sponsor $1000
    • Full sized giclée on canvas
  • River Sponsor $100
    • Limited edition print
  • Stream Sponsor $25
    • Art poster
  • Tributary Sponsor $15
    • Art poster (for students)


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