Mapping Wetlands in St’at’imc Territory with Split Rock Environmental – Lillooet

Splitrock Environmental is an aboriginal business, owned by the St’at’imc community of Sekw’el’was. They specialize in ecological stewardship, environmental monitoring, native plant propagation and ethnobotany. Splitrock is looking to identify and classify wetlands in the St’at’imc Territory.  For the first year the focus will be on lands within a 15km radius of Lillooet to the south … Continue reading

The Duncan community engages in Wetland Mapping.

Thank you to our wonderful Map our Marshes participants who came out to our second Map our Marshes workshop of 2016! It took place in Duncan, BC on June 11th and was held at the Island Savings Centre. This workshop was held in partnership with the Somenos Marsh Wildlife Society (SMWS) and we had Elizabeth Bailey … Continue reading

World Oceans Day @ Blackie Spit, Surrey

On World Oceans Day, June 5th, the City of Surrey invited the BCWF Wetlands team to host a booth at their annual Environmental Extravaganza. The event was held at beautiful Blackie Spit and more than 10 organizations were invited to help educate the public about the environment. Some of the organizations there included: Boundary Bay … Continue reading

Nature Knowledge Fest – Student Education

On April 29th the BCWF’s Wetlands Education Program was part of a collaborative event called “Nature Knowledge Fest” at the new Surrey Bend Regional Park. We collaborated with 5 other organizations and took the lead in organizing this amazing event as part of the Surrey Environmental Extravaganza that runs every year to offer free, nature … Continue reading

Travelling Through the Kootenays

The BCWF Wetlands Education Program (WEP) spent an intensive 7 days travelling through the Kootenays to host events in the communities of Grand Forks, Castlegar, Fernie and Golden. DAY 1 On our way to Castlegar, the WEP team was invited to give a presentation to Grand Forks city council about protecting Johnson Flats Wetland. The wetland … Continue reading

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