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? If you guessed a journey of stewards gathering lessons and inspiration towards wetland conservation in BC, then you are correct!  The … Continue reading

Dawn Green: How to Save a Wetland, One Frog at a Time

Last spring, Dawn Green, a freelance environmental writer, came to our Wetlandkeepers workshop in Squamish with a goal of writing an article for the local newspaper. Soon after the course she published a great article in the Squamish Chief.  However…this was not the end to our print coverage by Dawn! She received a commission to … Continue reading

Eelgrass and Estuaries: 1,500 Eelgrass Plants Added to Squamish Estuary

Much like an underwater community in a thriving estuary, the shores of the Stawamus Reserve in Squamish were brimming with life on Sunday, February 26, as a knitting circle of the biology-minded prepared 1500 eelgrass plants, harvested from the Sunshine Coast, for restoration beds in the Squamish Estuary. Volunteers from the Seagrass Conservation Working Group, including … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

Wetlandkeepers Course featured in the Squamish Chief Newspaper

Wetlandkeepers in Squamish, BC 2011

Wading into wetlands | Our Town | Squamish Chief, Squamish, BC. It’s with great pleasure that I share Dawn Green’s article published in the Squamish Chief. She wrote about the Wetlandkeeper’s course held in Squamish, BC and did a wonderful job capturing the essence of the course. For those who didn’t attend, Dawn is a … Continue reading

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