Category: Environment

Public forum on Air Quality to be held March 14th

Breathe Clean Air Comox Valley is hosting a public forum on air quality in the Comox Valley.

“It’s been over two and a half years since there was a public meeting on air quality in the Comox Valley,” said Jennell Ellis, a volunteer with the local citizen’s group, Breathe Clean Air Comox Valley.

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CCFS Science Pubs kick off March 15th!

The Cumberland Community Forest Society is kicking off a NEW series of CCFS Science Pub Nights where local ecologists, researchers, writers, photographers, subject matter experts, explorers and elders come together to explore the science behind life on earth. The first of these Science Pub events is coming up Thursday March 15th and the topic (perfect for spring) is Pollinators!

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CVN Invites the public to learn about geology of the Comox Valley

Along river banks and beaches of the Comox Valley, a jumbled record of ancient volcanic activity, forgotten swamps and domineering ice sheets presents itself in the form of cobbles. Some of these have traveled thousands of kilometers over hundreds of millions of years to find themselves under your feet. This talk will present a new guide to the identification and interpretation of cobbles in our region with a focus on the geological history and the processes that formed these rocks.

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CCFS Science Pubs kick off March 15th!

The Cumberland Community Forest Society is kicking off a NEW series of CCFS Science Pub Nights where local ecologists, researchers, writers, photographers, subject matter experts, explorers and elders come together to explore the science behind life on earth. The first of these Science Pub events is coming up Thursday March 15th and the topic (perfect for spring) is Pollinators!

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Wood stove exchange program continues for the Comox Valley

Thanks to funding support from the BC Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy (MoE) and the BC Lung Association, the Comox Valley Regional District’s (CVRD) wood stove exchange program will be continuing through 2018. Currently, the CVRD remains focused on encouraging residents to update their non-certified wood burning appliances through the Wood Stove Exchange Program.

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