Elected officials from Victoria, Saanich and Oak Bay supporting the work of the BCIThe Bowker Creek Urban Watershed Renewal Initiative (BCI) is a collaboration between local governments, community groups, institutions and private citizens to improve the health of Bowker Creek and its watershed.  The partners in the BCI have come together to assist with and coordinate the efforts of the District of Saanich, the City of Victoria, and the District of Oak Bay and other agencies and interests in implementing the Bowker Creek Watershed Management Plan and the Bowker Creek Blueprint

BCI Partners

The BCI is a consensus-based coalition made up of the following partners:

BCI Coordination

The Capital Regional District, through a part-time position cost-shared by the three municipal partners, provides coordination and logistical assistance to the BCI and helps to move strategy implementation forward. Specifically, the BCI Coordinator:

  • Assists with plan implementation, project coordination and management
  • Liaises with member groups, facilitates meetings and ensures flow of communications to members
  • Obtains external funds and manages budgets
  • Conducts research and policy analysis

Contacting the BCI

Most inquiries should be directed to the Bowker Creek Initiative Coordinator:

Phone: 250.360.3299

The watershed spans the municipalities of Saanich, Victoria and Oak Bay and contains many community and neighbourhood associations.