Seymour River Watershed

Seymour River
Area: 176 km2 (above and below dam)
Orientation: North - South
Elevation Change: 0-1730m
Length of river below dam: 19 km
Seymour River

Watershed Salmon Enhancement Projects (including lead proponent)


Key Interest Groups / Government Bodies

Available sources of information


  1. Greater Vancouver’s Capilano, Coquitlam and Seymour watersheds, GVRD report 1999.
  2. Lower Fraser Valley Stream Review, Vol. 1. Fisheries and Oceans Canada. Fraser River Action Plan, 1999.
  3. Wild, threatened, endangered and lost streams of the Lower Fraser Valley, 1997. Fisheries and Oceans Canada. Summary report. Fraser River Action Plan. Prepared by Precision Identification Biological Consultants.
  4. A biophysical inventory of the Seymour River and its tributaries. Jarvis and Gidora, 1987. Federal Job Development Project Number 9605 RX3.
  5. Seymour Demonstration Forest. Management plan. GVRD report, 1992.
  6. Master Plan for interpretation and education in the Seymour Demonstration Forest. GVRD report. 1989.
  7. Stream Riparian Classification, 1999. GVRD Watershed Management. Prepared by Acres International Ltd.
  8. The Seymour River Valley 1870s to 1980s – A history of resource use. Gabrielle Kahrer, 1989.
  9. Maplewood Creek- Off-channel habitat creation project. Coast River Environmental Services proposal, 2000.
  10. Assessment of buffer zones on Maplewood Creek. Draft report by Catherine Sherlock. 1999/2000.
  11. Environmental Evaluation- Hogan’s Pool. Triton Environmental Consultants Ltd.1993. Report prepared for the District of North Vancouver.
  12. District of North Vancouver report on Creek systems and stormwater control, 1982. Prepared by Kerr Wood Leidal Associates Ltd.
  13. District of North Vancouver report on Seymour River. Working paper No. 10, 1982. Prepared by Kerr Wood Leidal Associates Ltd.
  14. The development of Seymour. Council of the District of North Vancouver. Report, 1977.
  15. Maplewood Flats. Upland and Basin: Wildlife Habitat Significance. 1988. Prepared by the Western Canada Wilderness Committee and Vancouver Natural History Society.
  16. GVRD assessment of current and future GVS and DD area watershed and catchment condition. 1999.

Updated January 30th 2001 by Renate Lehmann, Seymour Salmonid Society