Weekends of Wetlands! Cumberland Wetlandkeepers and Conference

We had a whirlwind of wetland activity in Cumberland at the beginning of May, where BCWF hosted four events over two weekends. In the first weekend of May, 14 keen Comox Valley residences participated in the Cumberland Wetlandkeepers Workshop, taught by senior Biologist Michele Jones of Mimulus Biological Consultants. Similar to past Wetlandkeepers, this workshop … Continue reading

A Plan for Action: Restoring Moberly Marsh

Last week, the BC Wildlife Federation (BCWF) Wetlands Education Program (WEP) had the opportunity to take part in a planning session for the enhancement of Moberly Marsh located in Burges James Gadsden Provincial Park just west of Golden, BC. Moberly Marsh was previously managed by Ducks Unlimited Conservation (DUC). DUC has deemed that it is … Continue reading

We’re Hiring!

We are looking for two people to join our Wetlands Education Program (WEP) team for the 2019 field season! These 4-month competitive internship opportunities provides hands-on experience for individuals who are interested in a career in environmental education and/or conservation. As a WEP intern, you will have the unique opportunity to get involved in rewarding … Continue reading

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

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