The community is located in an area rich with resources including one of the richest interior salmon fishing places. The land bounty includes fish, game, food plants and medicines. This made the community a prime nation to trade with. Many nations travelled along ancient trails and waterways from north and south to visit and barter with us. We welcomed people into our territory and are known to be great hosts. These qualities are still very evident in our community today.
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Some of our specialties are ecological stewardship, environmental monitoring, native plant propagation and ethnobotany. Our environmental services include habitat, fish and wildlife inventory, mapping and monitoring. Through our restoration work, we can create long-term adaptive management plans and implement those projects from start to finish. We also operate a native plant nursery and can supply plants specific to your region.
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Splitrock Environmental’s first project began at the confluence of the Fraser and Seton Rivers and was carried out in a partnership between the Sekw’el’was community and the Lillooet Naturalist Society. With a goal to turn a heavily used and degraded area of wetlands and upland ponderosa pine bunchgrass ecosystem into a richer, natural, diverse and functioning wildlife habitat area, the...
In order to visually tally the number of adult spawners in the channels, Splitrock Environmental technicians conduct weekly spawner walks. This is done to collect insights on the quality of the spawning habitat as a whole, as technicians are able to compare spawner counts (eggs) with fry (recently hatched fish) migration numbers to estimate survival rates between the two.