A Mini Documentary: Wetlands Conservation through Private Land Stewardship in the Kootenays

Last summer, the WEP team travelled to the Kootenay Region to visit and interview several of the private landowners who had worked with the B.C. Wildlife Federation in the past to create and restore wetlands on their property.   We met and interviewed the people behind four incredible wetlands conservation projects on private land to share their stories and experiences with us.

Now Hiring: Summer 2022 Wetlands Education Program Intern

The Wetlands Education Program is hiring for the summer of 2022! Join us where you can put your skills towards conserving the environment and wetlands every day and see your impact on the ground. The WEP Intern will work closely with the Wetlands Education Program Manager, Wetlands Education Program Coordinator, and Wetlands Program Assistant, and …

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Wetlands as a Tool for Flood Control and Prevention 

If you live in British Columbia or have loved ones living in B.C., you will have heard about the devastating floods occurring across southern parts of the province. The Province of B.C. declared a state of emergency on November 17, 2021, following massive flooding and landslides caused by record-breaking rainfall throughout mid-November.  Aerial footage of flooding in Abbotsford B.C at Highway 1 and Whatcom Road. (City of Abbotsford)The Riverside Cabins …

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Voyage to Vancouver Island: 2021 Wetlands Institute  

Wetlands Institute 2021 Participants in front of the Native Plant Nursery on Galiano Island. Vancouver Island is home to a diversity of wetland types, from bogs to salty estuaries, marshes and swamps. Taking advantage of this variety of wetland ecosystems, BCWF’s Wetlands Education Program (WEP) jumped on the opportunity to bring the 19th annual Wetlands Institute to Vancouver Island from October 2-8th. The Institute had 18 enthusiastic …

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