Star status biologists and stunning wetlands gather in Smithers, BC

A Wetlandkeepers course was held in Smithers on June 12-14 with our indoor classroom provided generously by the Bulkley Valley Rod and Gun Club. Fourteen participants had the opportunity to listen to guest speaker Jim Pojar, co-author of many of our province’s reference books and respected botanist, deliver a  lecture on plant species found in … Continue reading

Wild Kidz Camp 2011 – Chase and Lillooet, BC

This July, the BCWF Wetlands Education Program coordinated two Wild Kidz Camps, held in Chase and Lillooet, BC. Our goals: connecting kids with nature, facilitating outdoor learning, and fostering an appreciation for the natural environment. Within the first two weeks of advertising, twenty-five eager registrants enlisted in each camp and several more applied to a … Continue reading

Cypress Mountain Wetlandkeepers

The Wetlandkeepers workshop at Cypress Bowl near West Vancouver was an opportunity to acquire skills in identifying wetland types, to learn how to map wetlands and identify plant species within them as well as to understand the problem of soil erosion and techniques in preventing it from negatively impacting local waterways. On the first night … Continue reading

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