Public Input Sought for Morrison Creek Lamprey – March 19

March 18, 2014

Public Input Sought for Morrison Creek Lamprey 

Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) would like to invite the public to provide input for the development of a draft action plan for Morrison Creek Lamprey. The Morrison Creek Lamprey is a unique freshwater fish that only occurs in the Morrison Creek watershed.The Government of Canada listed this species as Endangered under the Species at Risk Act (SARA) in 2003.   The Minister of Fisheries and Oceans is responsible for developing an action plan for the Morrison Creek Lamprey that identifies actions that will be taken to benefit the species.

DFO will be holding a short workshop session and open house Wednesday,  March 19 to provide an opportunity for community members to provide input for the development of the draft action plan. If you have ideas that could be included in an action plan, please join us at one of the two sessions listed below.

Workshop session:
March 19, 2014 – 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Courtenay Firehall, 650 Cumberland Road, Courtenay, BC

Drop-in community open house

March 19, 2014   5:30 – 8:30 pm
Lake Trail School, 805 Willemar Ave., Courtenay, BC

If you are unable to attend one of the sessions, you can also provide input for the action plan by email at Further information about the Morrison Creek Lamprey can be found online at or