Over 100 sockeye salmon adults return to spawn in Hazeltine Creek

October 5, 2021
After seven years of remediation work in Hazeltine Creek in response to the 2014 tailings dam breach, the salmon have returned to the creek to spawn. In stream work was completed in late August this year, just in time for the sockeye migratio… Read more »
Abundant Rainbow Trout observed upstream of fish fences, looking to transit into Hazeltine Creek from Polley Lake to spawn. [May 2017]

Fish populations thriving at Mount Polley

August 11, 2021
Habitat modelling reveals four times more juvenile fish are expected in Hazeltine Creek post-remediation efforts Mount Polley Mining Corporation is pleased to report that fish populations are thriving at Mount Polley.  Further… Read more »
Remediated wetland habitat in Polley Flats

Mount Polley Environmental Monitoring

October 22, 2020
Environmental monitoring programs and closure research projects at Mount Polley mine site continue as planned. Remediation construction at the lower Hazeltine Creek and Edney Creek began this summer. Mount Polley staff, with assista… Read more »

September site tour with the Habitat Remediation Working Group

October 14, 2020
The remediation of Hazeltine Creek has been planned and advanced through the direct collaboration of Mount Polley mine employees, government agencies, First Nations and their technical advisors. This collective is called the Habitat… Read more »
Upper Hazeltine Creek remediated area

Rainbow trout return to Hazeltine Creek

August 21, 2020
In 2018 a milestone was celebrated by the Mount Polley Environmental Team (MPET) when the efforts of the remediation work rebuilding Hazeltine Creek witnessed the return of Rainbow Trout, Redside Shiners and Long Nose Suckers to the rebu… Read more »
Hazeltine Creek, October 2019

Major milestones of Mount Polley’s environmental remediation efforts to date

April 21, 2020
The remediation effort at Mount Polley is ongoing; however, we are very proud of the major milestones that have been completed to-date. Repair of lower Edney Creek, re-establishment of link to Quesnel Lake and installation of new fish hab… Read more »
Mount Polley Remediation

Mount Polley Remediation Story

January 15, 2020
This is the story of Mount Polley Remedition – from tailings spill to environmental recovery Katie: “My name is Katie McMahen. I was born and raised here in Williams Lake and I was a member of the environmental team here at Mount… Read more »