Time: November 18, 2018 from 11am to 3pm
Location: Hyde Creek Education Centre & Hatchery
Street: 3636 Coast Meridian Road
City/Town: Port Coquitlam
Website or Map: https://www.google.ca/maps/pl…
Event Type: festival, celebration
Organized By: Hyde Creek Watershed Society
Latest Activity: Oct 3, 2018
Join the 5,000 plus visitors from around the Lower Mainland who come out to celebrate and witness the return of thousands of salmon back to their birthplace to lay and fertilize their eggs. Spawning time is the end of these Coho & Chum salmon’s lifespan and the beginning of the next generation. This FREE family event provides visitors of all ages the opportunity to observe salmon up close and learn about their life cycle through educational displays, salmon dissections and in-stream demonstrations. Come out for a day of exploring, experiencing and learning about the salmon and wildlife in a fish-bearing watershed.
Locations for the event are both the Port Coquitlam Recreation Centre at 1379 Laurier Avenue and The Hyde Creek Education Centre & Hatchery at 3636 Coast Meridian Road, in Port Coquitlam. Both venues are linked by a short trail along Hyde Creek, which is well-marked by colourful banners.