Strengthening Linkages to Academia for Regional Wetland Conservation: A workshop to further the research of wetlands

On March 9th, the BCWF Wetlands Education Program hosted a Working Group Workshop to discuss wetlands in the Lower Mainland. Entitled “Strengthening Linkages to Academia for Regional Wetland Conservation,” this workshop’s goal was to focus on how researchers and on the ground conservationists could find resources and develop partnerships to enhance wetland conservation projects. A …

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The Future of Wetlands in the Lower Mainland: A workshop to strengthen collaboration among stakeholders

Article by Curtis Ketter, BCWF Staff The BCWF Wetlands Education Program used 2015 World Wetlands Day – February 2nd – as the perfect occasion to host a very important workshop in the Lower Mainland. Entitled “The Future of Wetlands in the Lower Mainland”, the workshop brought together a wide range of stakeholder groups with an …

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Wetland Conservation in Eastern Vancouver Island: A workshop for municipal and regional stakeholders

On January 29th 2015, the Wetlands Education Team traveled to Nanaimo to host a workshop designed to bring together stakeholders involved with wetland conservation on Vancouver Island. The workshop offered a great networking opportunity for participants to learn about projects their neighbors are working on to protect and conserve wetlands. "It was great to see so many participants and hear …

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Golf Balls and Wetlands

This article was submitted by the Logan Lake Enhancement Working Group.Part 2 is now out. Click here to read it! What do you do with a class of twenty eager 4th year Ecological Restoration students from BCIT? Restore/create wetlands of course. That’s just what happened in September 2013 at Logan Lake. The Logan Lake Enhancement …

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A Wetlands Consortium: Slocan Valley Wetlands Working Group

Collaboration plays a significant role in land and water management, while encouraging cooperative action amongst communities. On June 12th we hosted the Slocan Valley Wetlands Working Group, which featured economic, cultural, social, and environmental interests to plan future projects and goals for watershed conservation in the Slocan Valley. We had the privilege of listening to …

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