Our Estuary: Squamish Outreach 2017

The Squamish Watershed Society has completed another successful school program! This year the program was held in the beautiful Squamish estuary, right where the Squamish River meets Howe Sound. With Shannon Falls rushing in the background, over 500 kids were lead through 4 stations emphasizing the interconnectedness of all life within the estuary. For the … Continue reading

Species Profile: Pacific Tree Frog

Meet Hyla regilla – or, as many call it, the Pacific Tree Frog. It is entirely possible that you have never seen one despite their abundance in British Columbia. After all, a full-grown adult is typically less than 5 centimetres long. It may be helpful to think of them as the raccoons of Amphibia – they can be found in … Continue reading

Dallas-Barnhartvale Nature Park Wetlands Restoration Project

After getting the green-light from the Ministry of Environment – Water Stewardship Division, the Dallas-Barnhardvale Nature Park Wetland Restoration Project is under way this week in Kamloops, BC! The Wetland Restoration Committee is sponsored by the Barnhartvale Horse & Hiker Trail Preservation Society, and the partners in this project include the City of Kamloops Parks and Recreation Department, the Friends of Dallas-Barnhartvale … Continue reading

Species Profile: Coastal Tailed Frog

The Coastal Tailed Frog (Ascaphus truei) is very unique species whose range extends from northern BC to California. Tadpoles may grow to about 3 centimeters in length and may be greyish brown, reddish brown, and black in colour. Mature coastal tailed frogs grows to about 3 centimeters in length and may be light brown, greyish … 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

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