Stewards of the Sea-to-Sky: Wetlands Institute 2012

Can you solve the following riddle? What do the these ingredients create: 3 communities + 36 participants + 12 trainers + 4 coordinators + 4 restoration sites, when allowed to age for 8 days? Tom Biebighauser presents "Why We Pulled the Plug on North America," a history of wetland loss. If you guessed a journey …

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Infrared Pemberton Area

This week, our selected BC Wetlands Photo depicts the varying vegetation around one of Pemberton's rivers. By shooting in infrared, photographer llenrap604 gives us the opportunity to distinguish the layered  plant communities of a beautiful wetland. Take a close look and admire the variety: from its swampy centre, to its open waters and the shrubby …

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Announcing…Wetlands Workshops of 2012

2012 will be a busy year of wetland workshops held across the province. Below are some posters for Puddle Project, Wetlandkeepers and the famed Wetlands Institute. Wetlandkeeper workshops being held in: Mission, April 13-15Courtenay, April 20-22Cortes Island, April 27-29White Lake, date TBD The Puddle Project will be held in Nelson, June 9 The Wetlands Institute will be …

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Wetlands Institute Sea-to-Sky Calendar

Mark your calendar! This exciting event will involve wetland flora, fauna & construction experts. Local stewardship groups from the Sea-to-sky and GVRD will be present. Concerned citizens, Students, Professionals, Politicians, Environmental activists and wildlife lovers are all invited! To view this draft calendar as a downloadable pdf, click here. To register for the event, follow this …

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Pemberton Wetlandkeepers Course

The most recent BC Wildlife Federation Wetlandkeepers Course, held in Pemberton and hosted by the Wetlands Education Program, can be seen as a resounding success. Not only did participants come as far as Langley and Victoria to attend the course, but an all time high of registrants participated. The course took place from May thirteenth …

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