Yes, Winter Drought is a Thing

Water levels are low in the Cowichan River this spring. Snowmelt may help, but will it be enough? This past week, officials notified Cowichan Valley residents that water levels in the Cowichan River are lower than predicted, and are actually at the values we expect to see in August. The reason we usually get such…

The less obvious impacts of glacier change

Once again, health issues have limited my online time over the past few weeks. But I made sure to meet my prescheduled commitment to the CSWA blog: a post covering some of the reasons we’re concerned about retreating glaciers. Look forward to hearing from readers about their own experiences with and knowledge of glaciers and…