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

Featured Wetland: The Camosun Bog and Restoration Success

If you live near or in Vancouver then you understand the importance of having urban natural areas. Not only do these areas provide ecological protection, but they offer a peaceful moment for city-dwellers. Sometimes it’s exhausting to get caught up in urban-life, sitting through hours of traffic – or in my case, the bus – … Continue reading

Two Birds with One Stone: Wetland Restoration Workshop and Removing Invasives in Murrayville

In 2011, the Langley Environmental Partners Society’s (LEPS) Stephanie Captein and the BC Wildlife Federation’s Neil Fletcher began concocting a plan to restore a wetland in Murrayville, BC. Just one short year later, the bulk of restoration is complete and the wetland is off to a great start. Since 2004 LEPS has run the highly … Continue reading

Nap Time for Baby Geese

The latest heat wave is certainly being felt worldwide by not only people, but by wildlife too. This week’s Photo of the Week captures a pair of exhausted and adorable baby Canadian Geese alongside their parents. Children of any animal species can often be reluctant to listening to their parents and I’m sure these geese … Continue reading

Amphibian Habitat, Lost Streams of Vancouver and Crocheted Invasives

Over the past week, Neil and I have attended a few events worth mentioning on this blog. In the cold weather, when wetlands are going to sleep for the season, the only related activity we can really do as wetland stewards is network, educate ourselves and share the information. With an invitation from Paul Berlinguette … Continue reading

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