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

Strengthening Linkages to Academia for Regional Wetland Conservation: A workshop to further the research of wetlands

On March 9th, the BCWF Wetlands Education Program hosted a Working Group Workshop to discuss wetlands in the Lower Mainland. Entitled “Strengthening Linkages to Academia for Regional Wetland Conservation,” this workshop’s goal was to focus on how researchers and on the ground conservationists could find resources and develop partnerships to enhance wetland conservation projects. The … Continue reading

From Watersheds to Ditches: Wetlands Workshop for Municipalities Report

Voting with stickers... workshop participants identify where resources are needed for better protection and conservation of wetlands.

We’re happy to announce the release of a report on the Wetlands Workshop for Municipalities, hosted November 19 2013 at the Stanely Park Ecology Society, in Vancouver, BC.  The workshop targeted municipal and regional staff in Metro Vancouver to strengthen the region’s capacity to secure wetlands as green infrastructure for the benefit of human health … Continue reading

A Wetlands Consortium: Slocan Valley Wetlands Working Group

Collaboration plays a significant role in land and water management, while encouraging cooperative action amongst communities. On June 12th we hosted the Slocan Valley Wetlands Working Group, which featured economic, cultural, social, and environmental interests to plan future projects and goals for watershed conservation in the Slocan Valley. We had the privilege of listening to … Continue reading

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