Focused on water

CREC aims to promote environmental awareness that will provide citizens, government and business with informed decision making on environmental issues.

Our Projects

Salmon in Quinsam River

Ensuring the vitality of salmon and the headwaters of the Quinsam River.

Water quality in McIvor Lake

McIvor Lake is the source of our drinking water and is vital to the health and wellness of Campbell River.

Restoration of Buttle Lake

Buttle Lake is the basin of our headwaters and is vital to the longevity of our watershed.

Our Organization

CREC is compromised of a Board of Directors and a large community of members. Meetings are held monthly to provide open presentation and discussion of the pressing issues in the Campbell River & Strathcona region. We are always open to new members at CREC!

Board of Directors

Leroy McFarlane


John Lewis


Barry Peters


Our Region

Welcome to the region of Campbell River. Use the map below to explore the watershed we work to protect.

Who we work with

The Streamkeepers Committee
And many more…

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CREC is a volunteer-led organization however, even the smallest of contributions helps sustain projects to protect our water and environment. Consider a small donation today!