Smolts on the Water May 26, 12-3PM

Come to the Bell-Irving Hatchery and release some of our coho smolts! Stay and check out displays and presentations. Tour indoor and outdoor learning spaces including the Bell-Irving Hatchery, “Roof to Creek” stormwater management system and wetlands. Learn about the needs, dangers, and challenges facing juvenile salmon as they venture down the creek and out … Read more

May day

Students release their Salmonids in the Classroom chum fry while the one year old coho in the Bell-Irving Hatchery rearing ponds are horsing around as they always do before their imminent ocean journey.

The Perfect Fryday

Salmonids in the Classroom chum salmon fry are released on this fine spring day as the students explore the surrounding area. Later on we check out wolf spiders of all things as well as coho fry further downstream.

Donation from Odlum Brown

KEEPS would like to recognize a generous personal donation made by Charlotte Faulkner, a Vice President at Odlum Brown and an accompanying corporate donation. As a small. not-for-profit organization, it is donations like this that are our lifeblood! Thank you, Charlotte!

Spring Break

Once again, Metro Vancouver Regional Parks, KEEPS and the City of Maple Ridge coming together to provide a super cool experience for youth.