Join the BCI!

The BCI tries to maintain an appropriate balance of members, including a mix of people who represent diverce backgrounds, experiences, perspectives and neighbourhoods in the watershed. Selection criteria for public members and or groups to the BCI include:

  • property ownership or residency in the the Bowker Creek watershed preferred (but not required)
  • willingness and ability to commit to the necessary time over a two year period
  • demonstrated knowledge of the Bowker Creek watershed
  • ability to work towards consensus with people who hold difference interests and opinions about the future of the Bowker Creek watershed
  • skills and experience related to watershed topics are helpful (but not required)
  • skills and expreience related to the roles and responsibilities associated with a steering committee are helpful (but not required)

Talk to us to find out more about joining the initiative.

Join our Outreach Subcommittee

BCI Outreach volunteer with stone mosaics made at Bowker Creek celebration eventsThis group of dedicated community volunteers focuses on raising awareness in support and implementation of the goals in the Watershed Management Plan and the Bowker Creek Blueprint.  This fun and creative group of outreach volunteers plans fun events and community celebrations, attends public events with the BCI booth throughout the year and is overseeing the Bowker video project.

We can always use volunteer help at community events and raising awareness - get in touch if you are interested in helping out.

Book the Watershed Model for your event

The interactive watershed model helps kids and adults learn about preventing pollution in the Bowker Creek watershedAngusStewartphotoThe Initiative has an interactive watershed model that is available to borrow or rent for public events. The model was built by Oak Bay High Students with the support of the Stream Team Society, and is extremely popular with both kids and adults.

Making silkscreen Bowker Creek pennants

Contacting the BCI

Want to get involved with the BCI?  Contact the Bowker Creek Initiative Coordinator: