From Watersheds to Ditches: Wetlands Workshop for Municipalities Report

Voting with stickers... workshop participants identify where resources are needed for better protection and conservation of wetlands.

We’re happy to announce the release of a report on the Wetlands Workshop for Municipalities, hosted November 19 2013 at the Stanely Park Ecology Society, in Vancouver, BC.  The workshop targeted municipal and regional staff in Metro Vancouver to strengthen the region’s capacity to secure wetlands as green infrastructure for the benefit of human health … Continue reading

Species Profile: Rufous Hummingbird

Ah, the Rufous Hummingbird; a common – yet seemingly rare – bird that captures our attention and makes us stare in awe. Their pattern of flight is mysterious, moving in a way that one would imagine a futuristic spaceship to do (or, for the conspiracy theorists, in a way that the current UFOs move). Given … Continue reading

Like Social Media? Join our Creative Communications Team!

The Wetlands Education Program is seeking a Creative Communications Assistant to join our team. This individual will work with the Creative Communications Lead and the Wetlands Education Program Coordinator to promote wetland conservation and stewardship within BC. Work will largely be from home with occasional attendance of events, monthly meetings and email correspondence. A non-profit … Continue reading

Signalling Awareness at Map our Marshes, Burnaby

Imagine learning in a space where you’re greeted by the melody of bird songs as you feel the warmth of a rising sun and the breeze of fresh, crisp air. Well that was how I spent my last Saturday of February, where I had the pleasure to attend my first BC Wildlife Federation Wetlands Education … Continue reading

Natural Capital and Rediscovering our Lower Mainland Wetlands

Last Monday we had the privilege to attend the Natural Capital Exhibit put on by the David Suzuki Foundation, Emily Carr and OCAD University in Toronto. The event was appropriately held at the Gulf of Georgia Cannery in Steveston where a series of mini-documentaries – created by students – connected with the audience on the importance of … Continue reading

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