Watersheds & Projects in the Nechako Watershed

There are over 30 small to medium sized watersheds within the Nechako Watershed. NEWSS has conducted restoration and/or research projects on some of these watersheds, however the goal is to explore and restore areas in need within each of these watersheds. Hover over the watershed map for watershed names. Not all watersheds at present have information. Browse the list below for active watersheds to view more information.

Targe Creek Smith Creek Tahultzu Creek Engen Creek Cutoff Creek Swanson Creek Croft Creek Greer Creek Stoney Creek Martens Creek Neuco Creek Sinkut River Hullat Creek Cluculz River Puttah Creek Tatsutnai Creek Nine Mile Creek Kluk Creek Halsey Creek Trankle Creek Redmond Creek Moss Creek Phillips Creek Clear Creek Leona Creek Chilco Creek Le Duc Creek Knight Creek Murray Creek

Table I: A listing of the major sub-basins that make up the Nechako watershed. ALR = Agricultural Land Reserve, which represents the total agricultural land within the Vanderhoof Crown Land Plan.

Watershed Name Area (ha) Area of Watershed within ALR (ha) Area of Watershed outside ARL (ha) Length of Stream within ALR (m) Length of Stream outside ALR (m) Active Projects
Chilco Creek 5,744 4,341 1,403 13,359 1,275 None
Chilako River           Tentative
Clarke Creek 965 538 428 5,775 1,450 None
Clear Creek 8,679 2,129 6,550 8,387 16,727 Tentative
Cluculz Creek 90,500 12,170 78,330 33,698 50,025 None
Croft Creek 2,771 2,771 0 3,829 0 None
Cutoff Creek 9,034 0 9,034 0 23,129 None
Engen Creek 9,938 9,938 0 11,858 0 None
Greer Creek 41,037 0 41,037 0 63,074 None
Halsey Creek 1,901 361 1,541 3,654 5,825 None
Hullat Creek 8,842 8,842 0 5,218 0 None
Kluk Creek 3,009 0 3,009 0 18,558 None
Knight Creek 10,065 5,324 4,741 20,056 8,254 Tentative
LeDuc Creek 722 722 0 1,436 0 None
Leona Creek 1,055 969 86 2,122 0 None
Martens Creek 2,122 2,122 0 5,797 0 None
Moss Creek 2,024 1,510 515 2,526 0 None
Murray Creek 12,056 6,188 5,868 12,750 2,942 Yes
Neuco Creek 3,483 3,483 0 12,500 0 None
Nine Mile Creek 6,784 822 5,962 6,095 12,662 None
Phillips Creek 86 86 0 1,615 0 None
Puttah Creek 1,110 22 1,088 0 3,606 None
Redmond Creek 3,246 2,554 692 100358 0 None
Sinkut River 60,727 15,863 44,864 21,644 53,692 None
Smith Creek 24,841 4,014 20,826 13,252 23,552 None
Stoney Creek 56,220 29,966 26,254 36,311 16,049 Yes
Swanson Creek 23,216 0 23,216 0 30,605 None
Tahultzu Creek 8,993 1,702 7,290 8,915 20,383 None
Targe Creek 36,977 0 36,977 0 48,809 None
Tatsutnai Creek 6,665 616 6,049 4,170 16,351 None
Trankle Creek 3,087 2,208 878 14,201 2,576 None
             
Nechako River           Yes