Stars Align for 2017 Wetlands Institute

For most of the summer it appeared as though the 2017 Wetlands Institute may have had to make a drastic change in scheduling and, for the first time in history, proceed without any accompanying wetland restoration projects. With BC experiencing the worst wildfire season ever recorded, the three restoration projects that would have made the … Continue reading

Adding some s’edge’ to Salmo wetland

The BCWF Wetlands Education Program headed back to Salmo at the beginning of October to add over 200 sedges, rushes, dogwoods and willows to the newly established wetland.  We built the wetland next to KP Park as part of the 2013 Wetland Institute, daylighting a wetland and increasing storm water infiltration.  A big thanks to … Continue reading

Happy Holidays!

I’d like to take this moment to thank all of the dedicated participants and volunteers of the Wetland Education Program that I had the great fortune of meeting and working with this year. We did some exciting work in the Kamloops, Pemberton, Squamish and North/West Vancouver this year. Children in Chase & Lillooet benefited from … Continue reading

A stocking stuffer for a wetland enthusiast!

Tom Biebighauser at a recent wetland restoration project in Logan Lake BC

Anyone who has ever met Tom Biebighauser, knows what a wealth of knowledge he is on the subject of building wetlands.  My first encounter with Tom was during our 2010 BCWF Wetlands Institute, where Tom left the whole class putting a 200 D series excavator on their Christmas wishlist.  Tom makes wetland construction engaging and … Continue reading

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