A New Way to Determine Wetland Health: Kamloops Map our Marshes

On April 16th, the Wetlands Education Program (WEP) team hosted a Map our Marshes workshop in Kamloops, BC, bringing together participants from the Province of British Columbia Range Program, BC Parks, First Nations groups, consultants, and land owners to learn more about classifying wetlands. This workshop was different than the traditional Map our Marshes because … Continue reading

Dallas-Barnhartvale Nature Park Wetlands Restoration Project 2013

How do you reclaim five damaged wetlands in your neighbourhood’s only Natural Area Park?  You start by forming a small committee of dedicated and experienced wetland enthusiasts who are willing to hang in there for the long haul. Then you plan.  A lot. And you seek advice from the experts.  People like Neil Fletcher of … 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

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

Kamloops Update

Weather is warming and a seasonal update is long overdue.  The Strawberry site is still frozen.  However, even in January,  a small area of open water was being used by a variety of critters as evidenced by the number of tracks circling the water. The big surprise though, was Stud Pasture.  We had put 3 barley straw … Continue reading

  • Blog Stats

    • 91,911 people reading the blog and counting!
  • Mailing List

    Join our mailing list!
  • Join for 1-3 emails per year on upcoming workshops, conservation opportunities and more!

  • If you'd like to keep up with what the Wetlands Education Program, sign up for Bog Blog updates

    Join 5,275 other followers