With help from Department of Fisheries Canada (DFO), the City of Coquitlam, Coquitlam Optimists, and volunteers the old trout rearing facility on the Frederick Brewer property was restored in 1995, and coho from the Port Coquitlam Hunting and Fishing Club hatchery were placed in it on July 1995.  A metal dumpster was used to store the equipment needed until the hatchery building was completed in 1997. 

In 2002 the Hoy-Scott Watershed Society was formed and registered with an expanded mandate to promote watershed restoration and help raise awareness of our shared responsibility for the care of the creek and its surrounding habitat. Founding members who signed the Society document were: Keith Kozak, Linda Gorsline, Chris Manning, Andrea Tubbs, and Shawn Tubbs.

Initially the goal was to help rebuild a population of coho in Hoy Creek. Now that coho are consistently coming back in encouraging numbers, HSWS is focused on supporting and maintaining returns, as well as carrying out other activities that keep the environment of the creek healthy. In 2015 our salmon enhancement program was expanded to include chum salmon.

The area before the Hoy Creek Hatchery was built on the old Frederick Brewer property in Coquitlam

The area before the Hoy Creek Hatchery was built on the old Frederick Brewer property in Coquitlam

The old trout rearing facility on the Frederick Brewer property is today's rearing pond at the Hoy Creek Hatchery.

The old trout rearing facility on the Frederick Brewer property is today's rearing pond at the Hoy Creek Hatchery.

Stone wall at Hoy Creek looking to the rearing pond in the distance - Frederick Brewer Property, Coquitlam

Stone wall at Hoy Creek looking to the rearing pond in the distance - Frederick Brewer Property, Coquitlam

Hoy Creek bridge on Brewer property (adjacent to today's Hoy Creek Hatchery building)

Hoy Creek bridge on Brewer property (adjacent to today's Hoy Creek Hatchery building)