A Case of the Invasives: Wetlandkeepers at Cheam Lake

Our second Wetlandkeepers course of 2017 - the first of the year attended by our entire Wetlands Education Program (WEP) team - was a hot and sweaty success! 18 participants from  the Lower Mainland, Bowen Island, and Victoria commuted to Cheam Lake Wetlands Park for a weekend filled with sun, knowledge sharing, and lots of …

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Natural Capital and Rediscovering our Lower Mainland Wetlands

Last Monday we had the privilege to attend the Natural Capital Exhibit put on by the David Suzuki Foundation, Emily Carr and OCAD University in Toronto. The event was appropriately held at the Gulf of Georgia Cannery in Steveston where a series of mini-documentaries - created by students - connected with the audience on the importance of …

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Beavers at Campbell Creek Wetland

I could say there are pros and cons to beavers moving in an area.  A beaver colony can rapidly cut young and old growth trees to build dams, build a lodge, and feed on deciduous trees and shrubs.  While altering the landscape dramatically, they also create habitat which other animals can benefit from the increase in water, plants and …

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