Wetlands of Vancouver Island

Vancouver Island is large enough to have a diversity of wetland types, from bogs to salty estuaries. There are also many champions of these wetlands, and we were fortunate to spend some time with a few to get just a small taste of the exciting work being done around the Cowichan valley and Shawnigan Lake. …

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Ian Wright, Wetlandkeeper

Ian Wright, Wetlandkeeper, works with students at Shawnigan Lake School to restore wetland

Participants who attend a WEP workshop often ask me how they can get involved in local stewardship initatives.  Ian Wright is a great example of how individuals can work with communities to help conserve wetlands.  He took our 2011 Wetlandkeeper course in Squamish, and is currently working with Shawnigan Lake School on Vancouver Island to restore a …

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