The Wetlands Education Program Beats The Heat With Chawathil First Nation

From June 25 – 27, the Wetlands Education Program (WEP) team had the pleasure of partnering with Chawathil First Nation for the 2021 Chawathil Wetlandkeepers Workshop. This workshop was designed to provide a brief, but in-depth overview of the technical skills and knowledge needed to become better wetland stewards. Over the course of two and a half days, … Continue reading

Mackenzie, McLeod Lake, and Morfee oh my!

From May 31st – June 4th, 2021, the B.C. Wildlife Federation (BCWF) led a wetland workshop in partnership with the McLeod Lake Indian Band, planted native species at Morfee Elementary School and led a wetland construction project at Mackenzie Secondary School. BCWF is grateful for the opportunity to work in partnership with the McLeod Lake … Continue reading

The Wetlands Education Program Has Received Funding for 2021

The BCWF Wetlands Education Program (WEP) has received funding from Wildlife Habitat Canada, the Habitat Conservation Trust Foundation, the Fish and Wildlife Compensation Program, the Columbia Basin Trust, the Province of British Columbia, Environment and Climate Change Canada, and the Healthy Watersheds Initiative, which is delivered by the Real Estate Foundation of BC and Watersheds … Continue reading

Using Laws and Legislation to Protect Your Wetlands

Part 1 of the Backyard Steward Series  Have you ever seen someone filling in, draining, or destroying a wetland and wondered,   “Are they allowed to do that?”   Maybe it’s your neighbour harming a wetland on their private property and you have concerns about it. Or, maybe there’s a new development proposed that will pollute your favourite wetland. Now that the value of natural ecosystems is becoming more appreciated and understood as a critical component … Continue reading

NOW HIRING: WETLANDS EDUCATION PROGRAM INTERN – SUMMER 2021

The Wetlands Education Program is hiring an intern for the summer of 2021! Join us where you can put your skills towards conserving the environment and wetlands every day and see your impact on the ground.

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