Herring Day at Fisherman's Wharf, April 2, 12pm - 3pm

Herring Day

Event details

Ever wondered what lives in False Creek? Herring fish! These tiny, but mighty fish spawn each year in False Creek between February and April.

  • Celebrate the herring that spawn in False Creek and local environmental groups working in and around the creek
  • See the adaptation approaches being explored as part of the Sea2City Design Challenge
  • Take part in free fishy family activities

Other organizations in attendance

  • The Georgia Strait Alliance
  • Fraser Riverkeepers
  • Squamish Streamkeepers
  • Sea Smart
  • False Creek Harbour Authority
  • Year of the Salish Sea and more

Displays and activities

The event will include:

  • Family friendly displays and activities
  • Live herring eggs
  • Information about adaptation design concepts from the two Sea2City design teams

The two multidisciplinary teams are hard at work around False Creek, exploring design concepts that can help Vancouver adapt to rising sea levels and coastal flooding.