World Oceans Day @ Blackie Spit, Surrey

On World Oceans Day, June 5th, the City of Surrey invited the BCWF Wetlands team to host a booth at their annual Environmental Extravaganza. The event was held at beautiful Blackie Spit and more than 10 organizations were invited to help educate the public about the environment. Some of the organizations there included: Boundary Bay …

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More than a puddle! Squamish Watershed Society Outreach 2016

The Squamish River Watershed Society put on another successful outreach program for elementary school students in the Squamish area this May! The event consisted of 4 stations in total where approximately 500 students participated over 6 days. BC Wildlife Federation Wetlands Education Program hosted a station for the forth year in a row. The first …

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Want to be a Wild Kidz Camp Facilitator Intern for 2016?

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 …

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Does BC need a Wetland Policy?

We're asking British Columbians to weigh in on a simple Yes or No question:  Does BC need a policy that specifically supports wetlands?   Why would BC need a wetland policy? We’ve been asking BC communities informally for years, and finally decided we need to “go to the polls” and then share the results back to …

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Squamish River Watershed Society: Estuary Alive!

BC Wildlife Federation joined the Squamish River Watershed Society for Estuary Alive! The activities took place at The Chelem (Seagrass) Trail in Skwelwil’em Squamish Estuary. Rhonda O’Grady led the estuary education event for grades 2 - 6 to learn about some of the amazing aspects of the estuary. Around 600 students participated and had fun …

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