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Our docks, facilities, and access trails on Calvert Island are closed to visitors in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This closure extends to the shorelines of Pruth Bay, West Beach, and North Beach.

2019 Herring Spawn on Calvert Island - Hakai Institute

2019 Herring Spawn on Calvert Island

In March 2019, droves of herring swam into Pruth Bay on the BC Central Coast. Male herring turned the waters milky white as they fertilized the millions of eggs laid by the females. And where the herring spawn, the predators aren’t far behind.