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The Future of Wetlands in the Lower Mainland: A workshop to strengthen collaboration among stakeholders

Article by Curtis Ketter, BCWF Staff The BCWF Wetlands Education Program used 2015 World Wetlands Day – February 2nd – as the perfect occasion to host a very important workshop in the Lower Mainland. Entitled “The Future of Wetlands in the Lower Mainland”, the workshop brought together a wide range of stakeholder groups with an … Continue reading

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Happy World Wetlands Day 2015!

For 44 years, we have used this day to raise awareness of the importance of wetland habitat. There has been a rapid loss of these critical sites around the world: 64% have been lost around the world since 1900! This year, the BCWF Wetlands Education Program has extended the celebration of this day by attending … Continue reading

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Wetland Conservation in Eastern Vancouver Island: A workshop for municipal and regional stakeholders

On January 29th 2015, the Wetlands Education Team traveled to Nanaimo to host a workshop designed to bring together stakeholders involved with wetland conservation on Vancouver Island. The workshop offered a great networking opportunity for participants to learn about projects their neighbors are working on to protect and conserve wetlands. “It was great to see so many participants and hear … Continue reading

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We’re looking for a 2015 Wild Kidz Camp Facilitator Intern

The BC Wildlife Federation’s Wetlands Education Program (WEP) needs your help to make a difference in BC communities. A non-profit program established in 1996, WEP is known for successfully delivering quality wetland education across the province. This program builds the capacity of communities to assess their wetland assets and, using this new knowledge, increase community … Continue reading

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Vernon Community School learns how to map in their own backyard wetlands

The BCWF Wetlands Education Program team traveled to Vernon to deliver a Map our Marshes workshop to 50 excited grade 7-9 students at the Vernon Community School. Students had no problem keeping up to the workshop despite that we usually deliver Map Our Marshes to university and adults groups. This workshop fit Vernon Community School’s philosophy that “encourages … Continue reading

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