North Schoolhouse Creek Watershed
- This watershed is bounded by the Village of Anmore to the north, Burrard Inlet to the south, First avenue to the west and North Schoolhouse Creek watershed boundary to the east.
- Source is natural runoff.
- Riparian forested ecosystem. The mouth of Schoolhouse Creek South with an associated tidal flat at the outlet.
- Ownership: Government of Canada, Imperial Oil, School District No.43.
- Landuse: Industrial, Residential, CP Right of Way
- Fish: Coho fry are released from the North Schoolhouse Creek Hatchery annually. Cutthroat trout (year round), Chum and Coho salmon (spawning).
- Vegetation: Western hemlock – flat moss; Douglas fur/Western hemlock – Salal; Douglas fir - Swordfern
- Volume of water removed by water license – holders in Anmore.
- Several toxic spills and sediment discharges have occurred in this creek.
- Garbage or litter have been problematic. Large amount of metal in the lower reaches of the creek.
- Prior industrial activities in Burrard Inlet have polluted the inlet.
- Fish ladder maintenance can be problematic, as debris accumulation has caused washout concerns in the past.
- Bank stability is of concern in places.
- May become increasingly developed as population pressures increase in the area.