Squamish Wetlands

Squamish Estuary and Wetlands

With a drainage basin of 3,328 km square, the Squamish Estuary is one of the largest in Western British Columbia and an important wildlife habitat, supporting 4 species of Pacific Salmon, several species of trout, steel head, and bald eagles. Over thousands of years the Squamish Nation and other peoples have settled here and made it their home.

The beautiful Squamish Valley also attracts thousands of visitors from all over the world who come to fish, enjoy exciting rafting, canoeing, kayaking, rock climb on impressive granite walls and for the annual bald eagle count at the wildlife reserve for bald eagles in Brackendale.

Students make a scene of two or three wetlands creatures and animals.

Level of difficulty:  grade 3 and above.

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