A Case of the Invasives: Wetlandkeepers at Cheam Lake

Our second Wetlandkeepers course of 2017 – the first of the year attended by our entire Wetlands Education Program (WEP) team – was a hot and sweaty success! 18 participants from  the Lower Mainland, Bowen Island, and Victoria commuted to Cheam Lake Wetlands Park for a weekend filled with sun, knowledge sharing, and lots of … Continue reading

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

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

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

Wetland by Realvision

“Wetland” is a photograph taken by Flickr member – and contributor to our Wetlands of British Columbia group – realvision. The wetland in the photo is none other than Pitt Marsh, located at the south end of Pitt Lake in the Lower Mainland. While this image highlights the natural beauty of wetlands in British Columbia and their interconnectivity … Continue reading

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