A Grand Wetlandkeepers Course

The Grand Forks Wetlandkeepers workshop (June 14-16) was held at Selkirk College and featured FLNRO biologist Lisa Tedesco as well as 18 participants, whose knowledge and expertise were a wonderful addition to the course! At the workshop, we had the privilege to host many environmental groups in the area, such as the Christina Lake Stewardship … Continue reading

Wetlandkeepers with a Twist of BioBlitz

It’s always a privilege to learn from passionate biologists, and we were incredibly fortunate to have nine of them attend our Wetlandkeepers course in New Denver! Since the Slocan Valley has been identified as a priority area by the Fish & Wildlife Compensation Program’s Riparian & Wetland Action Plan, it was an ideal location to host … Continue reading

Insects, Fish and Games at our First Wetlandkeepers of 2013 in Chase!

Enthusiastic and knowledgeable participants are crucial for successful public outreach workshops – and that’s exactly who attended the BCWF Wetland’s first Wetlandkeepers Course of 2013 in Chase, BC. We partnered with the Chase Fish & Game Club for this 2.5 day workshop over the May 10-12 weekend, which taught 10 full-time participants about the different … Continue reading

Coastal Waterbird Survey

Waves resurface food  Birds gather at winter time Count them from the beach Birds are great indicators for assessing the state of our environment.  They inhabit forests, lakes, oceans and wetlands.  They migrate thousands of kilometres and rely on healthy ecosystems along their journey.   Programs like those developed by Bird Studies Canada provide a platform … Continue reading

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