Working with the St’át’imc Community: Map our Marshes in Lillooet

Due to the success of a Map our Marshes workshop in the summer of 2016, the Wetlands Education Program team was invited back to Lillooet this July 24th and 25th to deliver another two day wetland assessment workshop. Instructed by Ryan Durand of EcoLogic Environmental Consultants, 16 participants from the Lillooet region were lead through … Continue reading

Invasives Education: Yellow Flag Iris Removal Workparty

The Wetlands Team had a busy weekend! On Saturday June 10th we were at Cheam Lake Wetlands Park bright and early to begin preparations for a long day of Yellow Flag Iris removal and native species planting. With the help of some hardworking volunteers, and a group of nature-loving kids, we were able to take … 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

CALL FOR INDUSTRIAL DESIGNER/MODEL-MAKER/ARTIST

Project: Model Wetland for Environmental Education Design a model wetland environment that will function as a portable education tool around the province of British Columbia. We would like to illustrate the effects of flood control and the impacts of development and industry on this type of ecosystem, as well as the function of rain on … Continue reading

“Bugging out” at the Silverdale Wetland

Insects are indicators of water quality. They are often overlooked for their small size and it takes a curious pond-dipping, fly-fishing expedition or an entomologist to remind us of how these little creepers play an important role in our aquatic environments. Thankfully we had two out of three of these reminders in the first-ever BCWF … Continue reading

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