Environment

Community Partners for Marine Conservation

Communities are everything. They are at the heart of the work that we do every day, as we focus on being a better and stronger partner for healthy coastal communities, like yours. Interestingly, socially-minded businesses are taking note of our approach, sharing our values with their customers and, as a result, the importance of action on marine conservation is being amplified.

CSEB Report: BC Adrift in a Time of Environmental Emergencies

At a time when the failure of BC’s government to live up to to its electoral promises on the environment has become so notorious that it makes national headlines with titles such as: “A change in government fails to alter B.C.’s environmental path,” the recent announcement that BC will not be implementing a “Species at Risk Act” anytime soon comes as the coda on a dystopian rhapsody.

Sponsor a Salmon at Kus-kus-sum

Project Watershed’s latest fundraising endeavor “Sponsor a Salmon at Kus-kus-sum” combines education and stewardship. After students from Queneesh, Arden, Brooklyn, Puntledge and Royston schools participated in Project Watershed’s estuary presentations and field trips they created painted salmon for people to sponsor. Drop by on Saturday, June 22nd from 9:30 am to 11:30 am at Kus-kus-sum, 1901 Comox Road, Courtenay.

Guidebook to the Mosses and Liverworts of Strathcona Park

Guidebook to the Mosses and Liverworts of Strathcona Park

The Strathcona Wilderness Institute (SWI) is pleased to announce that it will be releasing the first issues
of a new illustrated guidebook to the mosses and liverworts of Strathcona Park at its first Bryology
Workshop, Saturday September 28.

Public Walk led by Biologist, Caitlin O’Neill

Public Walk led by Biologist, Caitlin O’Neill

The Millard-Piercy Watershed Stewards will be hosting a guided public walk led by biologist, Caitlin O’Neill. You will learn about salmon life histories, their habitat requirements, challenges affecting salmon productivity and ways you can help to maintain a healthy environment.

BC Report: Intractable Practical Questions

BC Report: Intractable Practical Questions

BC has changed governments, but the main problems and the environmental concerns that previous governments generated remain unchanged. Over the past seven months the NDP/Green coalition has moved to address concerns with the grizzly trophy hunt, and they have begun discussions towards a re-assessment of the “professional reliance” model. The larger questions, which are tied to the economic model and the future of the province’s energy needs regarding Site C and the Kinder Morgan pipeline, continue to be unresolved. They are part of a larger emerging global problem associated with climate change, and the growing concern with the impact of fossil fuels on the sustainability of the biosphere.