Golf Balls and Wetlands – Part 2

This article was submitted by the Logan Lake Enhancement Working Group. Click here for part 1 Another year, another impacted area and another crop of willing BCIT students.  Throw in some funding, equipment, materials and supplies.  Mix liberally with Tom Biebighauser and we have the recipe for another successful wetland restoration/construction project.   See “Golf Balls and …

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Golf Balls and Wetlands

This article was submitted by the Logan Lake Enhancement Working Group.Part 2 is now out. Click here to read it! What do you do with a class of twenty eager 4th year Ecological Restoration students from BCIT? Restore/create wetlands of course. That’s just what happened in September 2013 at Logan Lake. The Logan Lake Enhancement …

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Innovative Stormwater Management: The Role and Use of Wetlands

On May 19th, I was lucky enough to attend the Innovative Stormwater Management workshop presented by North Shore Wetlands Partners, held at the Pavilion in Stanley Park.  The four-hour workshop was incredibly informative and was presented by some of the Vancouver's top professionals in the field of wetland biology, hydrology, and construction and design.  With …

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Logan Lake Wetland Project

Though I went as an observer to the wetland project near the Logan Lake golf course, I found myself immersed, once again, into the construction of a wetland.  It is hard not to be when Tom Biebighauser, wetland expert, is in the lead.  This project also included BCIT students and instructors in the Ecological Restoration program. This unique …

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