Boggin’ around in Nelson, BC

Cattails and lily pads, red wing blackbirds and common yellow warblers, painted turtles and Columbia Spotters – a marsh is an ecosystem that bewilders. But with so many reasons to stay inside, people are not exposed to the image of a wetland bursting into life, only an unwelcoming, dark and dreary swamp. Wetlands play a significant … Continue reading

A BIG Thank You to our Voters- You Know Who You Are!

Thank you voters! Your support has kept us at the top of the pack after a frenzy of voting in the Shell Fuelling Change Competition over the last week. We went from less than 5,000 to over 28,000 votes! Wow! We currently sit in 4th place, but need to maintain steady support ’till the end of … Continue reading

A Critical Turn In The Race For $50,000

Voters will receive 100 FREE VOTES between now and next Wednesday (January 4, 2012). This was the surprising message sent out today by Shell in regard to its Fuelling Change Competition. That is a 10x increase in votes! For those who may not know, the BCWF Wetlands Education Program is shortlisted to receive a $50,000 grant. This … Continue reading

Happy Holidays!

I’d like to take this moment to thank all of the dedicated participants and volunteers of the Wetland Education Program that I had the great fortune of meeting and working with this year. We did some exciting work in the Kamloops, Pemberton, Squamish and North/West Vancouver this year. Children in Chase & Lillooet benefited from … Continue reading

Please give us your vote for Shell’s Fuelling Change Fund!

As of TODAY, the vote is open for our friends, coworkers, fellow BC wetland-lovers and conservationists to help us achieve our target $50,000 grant. We are up against 14 other non-profit environmentally-minded groups, all worthy projects, across Canada in this cycle II of the granting process. To be shortlisted for this grant is already a … Continue reading

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