What you need to know
Still Creek is one of the few remaining visible streams in Vancouver. It provides habitat and drainage by collecting and funnelling rainwater.
Renfrew and Rupert Station Area Plan
We're working on a new area plan around the Rupert and Renfrew SkyTrain stations, which falls within the Still Creek watershed.
We have been working with local partners and neighbouring municipalities to rehabilitate and enhance Still Creek, with the goal of creating a more naturalized creek corridor.
- Daylighting buried portions of the creek, where possible
- Making room for water
- Restoring creekside habitat to include native plants while removing invasive species
- Increasing canopy cover and vegetation for urban wildlife
- Removing old concrete features and naturalizing the creek banks
- Adding interpretive signage and features for educational and recreational opportunities
Chum salmon return to spawn in Still Creek
Following rewilding and conservation efforts, chum salmon returned to Still Creek in 2012 for the first time in nearly 80 years.
Watch a short clip on the restoration of Still Creek and the return of salmon, produced by the Rivers Institute at BCIT.
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