Golf Balls and Wetlands

This article was submitted by the Logan Lake Enhancement Working Group. Part 2 is now out. Click here to read it! What do you do with a class of twenty eager 4th year Ecological Restoration students from BCIT? Restore/create wetlands of course. That’s just what happened in September 2013 at Logan Lake. The Logan Lake … Continue reading

Dallas-Barnhartvale Nature Park Wetlands Restoration Project 2013

How do you reclaim five damaged wetlands in your neighbourhood’s only Natural Area Park?  You start by forming a small committee of dedicated and experienced wetland enthusiasts who are willing to hang in there for the long haul. Then you plan.  A lot. And you seek advice from the experts.  People like Neil Fletcher of … Continue reading

Harrop Wetland: A Family Connection

The Dehnel Family in Front of the Ephemeral Harrop Wetlands

Having the blood of Ernest Harrop himself flowing through her veins, Jennifer Dehnel has a long-time connection with the Harrop area. Like a storybook romance, Jenn’s husband Kurt grew up on the opposite side of Kootenay Lake, leading to their eventual meeting in their early teens. Being in the area for most of their lives … Continue reading

Planning Somenos Marsh: Major Proposal Developed by Wetlands Institute Participant

One great thing about the 2012 Sea-to-Sky Wetlands Institute workshop, hosted on July 9 to 15,  is that  it was made more accessible due to the generous support of our  financial partners (listed at the end of the article). This meant that those unable to attend in previous years, due to financial barriers (ex. Students, recent … Continue reading

BCWF Bog Blog Video Interview #005: Lawrence Redfern of the Castlegar & District Wildlife Assoc.

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