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FROM THEORY TO PRACTICE: SALT SPRING ISLAND WETLANDS INSTITUTE

Narrowly avoiding the Pacific Storms, the BCWF WEP program was lucky to spend time away from our office in Surrey and in the safe haven of Salt Spring Island for the 16th annual Wetlands Institute. 23 enthusiastic participants from a mix of backgrounds, including: Non-profits, First Nations, Hobby Farmers, Consultants, Government, and Archaeologists, joined us … Continue reading

COMMUNITY CAPACITY BUILDING THROUGH WETLAND TRAINING : Peace – Williston Region 2018

The BC Wildlife Federation WEP team spent July 16 – 28 in North-Eastern BC  educating participants on wetland classification, designing wetland restoration projects, and most importantly, building lasting relationships to collectively work towards conservation. We partnered with local First Nations, consulting companies, the provincial government, and very keen members of the public in numerous communities … Continue reading

NEW HOPE FOR WETLANDS IN BC: FREP WETLAND HEALTH ASSESSMENT

Earlier this year, the BC Wildlife Federation Wetlands Education Program received a contract from the Government of British Columbia to develop a protocol to assess the health of wetlands as part of the Forest and Range Evaluation Program (FREP). The protocol is designed to assess wetlands that have been impacted by forestry operations. However, there … Continue reading

Touring the Interior – A Map our Marshes Double Feature

Nimbly avoiding the mounting floodwaters, the Wetlands Education Program team was able to host two Map our Marshes workshops in Peachland (May 6th) and Salmo (May 10th); sandwiching a mélange of wetland site visits, presentations, and restoration prescriptions. Held in partnership with the Peachland Watershed Protection Alliance, our first workshop began in the charming “Little … Continue reading

URBAN WETLAND DESIGN: VANCOUVER WETLANDKEEPERS 2018

This past weekend, the BCWF Wetlands Education Program (WEP) team hosted a Wetlandkeepers in Vancouver, BC. Our team partnered with four incredible organizations, including: Pacific Spirit Park Society, Metro Vancouver Regional Parks, Jericho Stewardship Group, and Vancouver Parks Board. This workshop brought together people from many walks of life, such as, government representatives, professional biologists, … Continue reading

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