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Huffman, Alexa. “Comox environmentalist and Second World War veteran Ruth Masters dies.” CHEK. November 7, 2017.

Campbell, Ann Britton. “Road-tripping on Vancouver Island.” BC Ferries OnBoard. September 19, 2017.

MacDonald, Larry. “SNOWBIRDS IN VICTORIA.” MotorHome Magazine. November 2017. Page 30.

Nichol, Noa. “Victoria’s Secrets.” VITA. October 16, 2017.

Smith, Debra. “A Tale of Two Victoria Gardens.” October 9, 2017.

Depner, Wolf. “Saanich society to get tax break.” Peninsula News Review. September 20, 2017.

Descoteau, Don. “Green Team gives Gonzales Beach a going-over.” Victoria News. August 14, 2017.

Engqvist, Katherine. “Grant money will help grow Langford farm.” Goldstream News Gazette. August 5, 2017.

Cross, Morgan. “The Land Conservancy of BC celebrates 20 years of conservation.” Victoria News. July 22, 2017.

Cross, Morgan. “Watch out for these common backyard invaders.” Oak Bay News. July 18, 2017.

Charania, Haji. “New Vic Derman Park won’t replace Christmas Hill.” Saanich. News July 2, 2017.

Mundy, Jane. “Garden Party: Take a Tour of British Columbia’s 11 Best Gardens.” British Columbia Magazine. Spring 2017. Pages 45-52.

Petrescu, Sarah. “Public services to be held for labour leader John Shields.” Times Colonist. April 4, 2017.

Petrescu, Sarah. “Labour leader John Shields mourned as pillar of social justice.” Times Colonist. March 25, 2017.

Arrais, Pedro. “Our Community: Endowment honours TLC volunteer.” Times Colonist. April 2, 2017.

“Student from EMCS pull some periwinkle.” Sooke PocketNews. March 8, 2017.

“Protecting BC, debt free.” The Canadian Press. March 7, 2017.

Wilson, Carla. “The Land Conservancy free of creditor protection.” Times Colonist. March 6, 2017.

Engqvist, Katherine. “Langford balks at funding infrastructure on Lohbrunner farm.” Goldstream Gazette. March 3, 2017.

MacLeod, Bruce. “Horsefly’s Lower Patenaude Creek gets needed restoration.” The Williams Lake Tribute. January 3, 2017.

“Four environmentally sensitive parcels of lands around B.C. to be protected.” The Canadian Press. December 22, 2016.

“Cranbrook Property Protected as Part of $1-Million Conservation Commitment.” The Castlegar Source. December 22, 2016.

Wilson, Carla. “Land Conservancy creditors vote in favour of financial plan.” Times Colonist. December 2, 2016.

Yu, Carl. “Court approves sale of Wildwood forest.” Nanaimo News Bulletin. November 23, 2016.

Wilson, Carla. “Ecoforestry Institute Society’s bid for Wildwood a winner.” Times Colonist. November 22, 2016.

“Land Conservancy sale of Maltby Lake land gets court OK.” Times Colonist. November 15, 2016.

Wilson, Carla. “Land Conservancy hopes new plan will end creditor protection.” Times Colonist. November 12, 2016.

Smart, Amy. “Jane Goodall urges TLC to reconsider sale of Wildwood ecoforest.” Times Colonist. November 4, 2016.

Armstrong, Cathy. “Comment: TLC did its due diligence on Wildwood ecoforest.” Times Colonist. November 2, 2016.

Luymes, Glenda. “City of Vancouver purchases Obasan author’s house.” Vancouver Sun. October 29, 2016.

Engqvist, Katherine. “Langford farm, a former TLC property, receives new support.” Goldstream News Gazette. October 27, 2016.

“Mount Benson Revisited.” News from NALT. September 2016.

“Wildwood donors want their money back.” Take 5 Magazine. September 2016.

Brend, Yvette. “Faux Victorian couple ejected from Butchart Gardens for fancy attire.” CBC News. August 16, 2016.

Wilson, Carla. “Court action threatened over eco-forest.” Times Colonist. August 12, 2016.

“TLC pursues leaving creditor protection.” Business Examiner. August 2016.

Yu, Karl. “The Land Conservancy accepts deal for Wildwood Ecoforest.” Nanaimo News Bulletin. July 26, 2016.

Down, Susan. “Wildwood deal angers society.” Local News Eye. July 26, 2016.

Whysall, Steve. “In the Garden: Saving the best private gardens for the future.” Vancouver Sun. July 21, 2016.

“Trench Society marks 20th anniversary.” East Kootenay News Online Weekly. June 23, 2016.

Wilson, Carla. “TLC seeks to leave creditor protection, but still hobbled by debt.” Times Colonist. June 28, 2016.

Rossi, Val. “Fort Shepherd closed to motorized vehicles indefinitely.” Trail Daily Times. March 10, 2016.

Dedyna, Katherine. “Clayoquot Island old growth donated to Nature Conservancy of Canada.” Times Colonist. March 1, 2016.

Wilson, Carla. “Shields finishes stint at helm of financially troubled Land Conservancy.” Times Colonist. November 24, 2015.

Wilson, Carla. “Renowned Wildwood forest changing hands.” Times Colonist. November 21, 2015.

Acker, Maleea. “Maltby Lake’s ecological wonders.” Focus. November 2015.

Yu, Karl. “Deal reached to buy Wildwood Ecoforest.” Nanaimo News Bulletin. November 11, 2015.

Bailey, Andrew. “Tofino officially owns Monks Point.” Tofino-Ucluelet Westerly News. November 5, 2015.

Mackie, John. “Binning House sold, to be restored.” Vancouver Sun. November 4, 2015.

McGuire, Richard. “Province takes over conservation property on Similkameen.” Osoyoos Times. November 4, 2015.

“$1 million to preserve and protect B.C. conservation lands.” Vancouver Observer. October 29, 2015.

Wilson, Carla. “Historic Ross Bay Villa in volunteers’ hands.” Times Colonist. October 28, 2015.

Descoteau, Don. “Popular West Shore forest lands to remain under protective care.” Goldstream News Gazette. October 9, 2015.

McGuire, Richard. “Three conservation areas near Osoyoos among 26 acquired by NCC from financially troubled TLC.” Osoyoos Times. October 7, 2015.

Bellaart, Darrell. “Pair of protected properties have new caretaker with another next on the list.” Nanaimo Daily News. October 7, 2015.

Yu, Karl. “Nanaimo River Regional Park land transferred to Nature Conservancy of Canada.” Nanaimo News Bulletin. October 5, 2015.

Bell, Jeff. “Land Conservancy transfers properties for $1.5 million.” Times Colonist. October 2, 2015.

Coulter, Barry. “Property by Elizabeth Lake among 26 transferred to NCC.” Cranbrook Daily Townsman. October 1, 2015.

Dedyna, Katherine. “TLC executive, wife injured in car crash near Coombs.” Times Colonist. September 20, 2015.

Fraser, Wendy. “Nature Conservancy to acquire West Pavilion property.” Bridge River Lillooet News. August 19, 2015.

Engqvist, Katherine. “Highlands targeted for broom removal.” Goldstream News Gazette. August 11, 2015.

Yu, Karl. “Society increases offer to buy Wildwood.” Nanaimo Daily News. July 30, 2015.

Wilson, Carla. “Conservation group TLC back from the brink.” Times Colonist. July 30, 2015.

Bellaart, Darrell. “Optimism rises for Wildwood land.” Nanaimo Daily News. July 29, 2015.

“Group ups effort to buy Wildwood.” Nanaimo Daily News. July 25, 2015.

Wilson, Carla. “ON THE STREET: TLC hopes to sell 28 sites.” Times Colonist. July 18, 2015.

Bellaart, Darrell. “Court case may alter status of TLC lands.” Nanaimo Daily News. July 18, 2015.

Wilson, Carla. “Camping back at Sooke Potholes as T’Sou-ke Nation takes reins.” Times Colonist. July 10, 2015.

Yu, Karl. “Opponents block Wildwood move.” Nanaimo News Bulletin. June 23, 2015.

“BITS and pieces.” The Citizen. June 17, 2015.

Wilson, Carla. “Land Conservancy plan to divest eco-properties hits voting snag.” Times Colonist. June 16, 2015.

Wilson, Carla. “Talks continue on future of TLC-owned Wildwood Ecoforest.” Times Colonist. June 10, 2015.

Gates, Parry, et al. “Comment: TLC has high hopes for Wildwood’s future.” Times Colonist. May 26, 2015.

Yu, Karl. “Group forms to block sale of Wildwood forest.” Nanaimo News Bulletin. May 12, 2015.

Penn, Briony. “TLC, partners maintain connection to nature.” Times Colonist. May 3, 2015.

Wilson, Carla. “Father of Confederation’ raising funds for historic villa.” Times Colonist. May 1, 2015.

“Group aims to prevent sale of land.” Nanaimo Daily News. April 25, 2015.

Wilson, Carla. “First Nation eyes Sooke Potholes campground.” Times Colonist. April 24, 2015.

Wilson, Carla. “Deal paves way for reopening of Sooke Potholes campground.” Times Colonist. April 22, 2015.

“CRD gets Sooke Potholes campground.” Sooke News Mirror. April 21, 2015.

Bellaart, Darrell. “Wildwood property offer not accepted by TLC.” Nanaimo Daily News. April 14, 2015.

“Editorial: TLC is rising from the swamp.” Times Colonist. April 9, 2015.

“Society offers cash to keep Wildwood.” Nanaimo News Bulletin. April 9, 2015.

Wilson, Carla. “Society offers Land Conservancy $600,000 for Wildwood forest.” Times Colonist. April 8, 2015.

Know, Jack. “Park expansion has friends, but the kitty’s dry.” Times Colonist. April 4, 2015.

Wilson, Carla. “Land Conservancy plan wins court approval.” Times Colonist. April 3, 2015.

Wilson, Carla. “Land Conservancy creditors support plan to sell properties, cut debt.” Times Colonist. March 31, 2015.

Bainas, Lexi. “North Cowichan council nips idea of purchasing Wildwood Ecoforest.” The Citizen. March 27, 2015.

Yu, Carl. “Future of ecoforest uncertain.” Nanaimo News Bulletin. March 16, 2015.

Bellaart, Darrell. “Effort on to block sale of Wilkinson’s Wildwood site.” Nanaimo Daily News. March 3, 2015.

Wilson, Carla. “Opposition grows against Land Conservancy push to sell properties.” Times Colonist. February 27, 2015.

Wilson, Carla. “Creditors to vote on Land Conservancy plan to shed $8M in debt.” Times Colonist. February 23, 2015.

Wilson, Carla. “TLC could get some relief from creditors.” Times Colonist. January 29, 2015.

Lazaruk, Susan. “B.C. family’s trust broken as charity bequest still unfulfilled several years after donation.” The Province. January 5, 2015.

Palmer, Daniel. “Maltby Lake families head to court for ‘invaluable land’.” Saanich News. December 26, 2014.

“TLC creditors to review plan on future of many properties.” Times Colonist. December 20, 2014.

Wilson, Carla. “Court to decide fate of Saanich’s Maltby Lake property.” Times Colonist. December 15, 2014.

Everett-Green, Robert. “If these walls could write: Poet Elizabeth Bishop’s N.S. house for sale.” The Globe and Mail. December 14, 2014.

Schuster, Tammy. “Society launches campaign to buy Ross Bay Villa.” Victoria News. December 10, 2014.

Wilson, Carla. “Society out to save Ross Bay Villa.” Times Colonist. December 4, 2014.

Wilson, Carla. “TLC loses court bid for historic Binning House.” Times Colonist. December 3, 2014.

“Top B.C. court throws out transfer of historic West Vancouver Binning House.” The Vancouver Sun. December 3, 2014.

Hunter, Justine. “B.C. may buy Grace Islet home to settle First Nation land dispute.” The Globe and Mail. December 2, 2014.

Bell, Jeff. “Historic schoolhouse’s new tenant continues tradition of education.” Times Colonist. November 20, 2014.

Wilson, Carla. “The Land Conservancy creditor protection extended.” Times Colonist. October 27, 2014.

Anning, Sarah. “Covenant Monitoring.” Watershed Sentinel 24.4 (2014): 15. Print.

Bailey, Andrew. “District of Tofino’s lowball bid fails to interest indebted Land Conservancy.” Westerley News. July 10, 2014.

Wilson, Carla. “Tofino, The Land Conservancy in tussle over Grice Point property.” Times Colonist. July 2, 2014.

“Monks Point property in danger of being lost to public.” Westerly News. July 2, 2014.

Richter, Brent. “West Vancouver offers $1 for Binning House.” North Shore News. May 28, 2014.

Wilson, Carla. “Financially troubled TLC faces more turmoil .” Times Colonist. May 13, 2014.

Wilson, Carla. “Land Conservancy in court to recover documents about its properties.” Times Colonist. April 22, 2014.

“”Burrowing Owl” Raises Funds To Help Support Endangered Okanagan Wildlife.” Scout Magazine. April 18, 2014.

“Sooke Potholes campsite won’t open in 2014.” Times Colonist. April 11, 2014.

Rusland, Peter. “Keating Farm sale approved for cash-strapped TLC.” Cowichan News Leader Pictorial. March 26, 2014.

Wilson, Carla. “Court approves TLC sale of Keating Farm.” Times Colonist. March 10, 2014.

Wilson, Carla. “The Land Conservancy asset sale stalls in court.” Times Colonist. March 5, 2014.

Wilson, Carla. “Land Conservancy to sell Abkhazi parking, farm.” Times Colonist. March 4, 2014.

Shanel, Danni. “UBC files appeal in ongoing dispute over B.C. Binning House.” Ubyssey. February 26, 2014.

Seyd, Jane, and Brent Richter. “UBC files appeal of Binning decision.” North Shore News. February 16, 2014.

Richter, Brent. “West Vancouver offers to take on Binning House.” North Shore News. February 9, 2014.

Wilson, Carla. “Land Conservancy maps new plan to sell historic site.” Times Colonist. February 7, 2014.

Shanel, Danni. “University disputes sale of B.C. Binning House.” Ubyssey. February 6, 2014.

Drews, Keven. “Heritage advocate wants Vancouver’s Binning House to remain open to public.” The Canadian Press. January 25, 2014.

Seyd, Jane. “Court puts a stop to sale of Binning House to developer.” Vancouver Sun. January 25, 2014.

Mulgrew, Ian. “Judge blocks sale of B.C. Binning House.” Vancouver Sun. January 24, 2014.

Wilson, Carla. “Judge offers option in Land Conservancy sale of Binning House.” Times Colonist. January 22, 2014.

Wilson, Carla. “The Land Conservancy granted breathing room.” Times Colonist. January 20, 2014.

Leigh, Tamara. “Sale of protected land threatens farm”. The Western Producer. January 9, 2014.

Fries, Joe. “Conservation sites near Penticton snagged in legal proceedings.” Penticton News. January 7, 2014.

“The Land Conservancy to accept deal to sell heritage Vancouver Island farm.” Vancouver Sun. January 2, 2014.

Penn, Briony. “Who will pay for heritage?” Focus. January 2014.

“TLC receives offer on historic farm.” Vancouver Sun. January 2, 2014.

Wilson, Carla. “Cowichan Valley farm sale worries food growers.” Times Colonist. January 1, 2014.

Wilson, Carla. “Land Conservancy receives offer on historic Keating Farm.” Times Colonist. December 30, 2013.

Cleverley, Bill, and Carla Wilson. “Victoria, Land Conservancy wage legal fight over Abkhazi Garden.” Times Colonist. December 20, 2013.

Seyd, Jane. “11th hour offer for Binning House.” North Shore News. December 15, 2013.

Mulgrew, Ian. “Binning House transfer to TLC a ‘sham,’ says UBC lawyer.” Vancouver Sun. December 12, 2013.

Shields, John. “The Land Conservancy of BC faces challenges to preserve properties.” Vancouver Sun. December 8, 2013.

“Editorial: Province must step in to clean up Land Conservancy mess.” Vancouver Sun. December 6, 2013.

Mulgrew, Ian. “Time for province to clean up mess.” Vancouver Sun. December 4, 2013.

Gold, Kerry. “Binning House sale sparks court challenge.” The Globe and Mail. November 22, 2013.

Wilson, Carla. “Architecture group founder calls TLC sale of Binning House ‘unthinkable’.” Times Colonist. November 22, 2013.

Paterson, T.W. “Is a for sale sign the future of historic Keating Farm Estate?” The Citizen. November 20, 2013.

Mulgrew, Ian. “Land Conservancy’s asset sale mired in legal proceedings.” Vancouver Sun. November 20, 2013.

Wilson, Carla. “Attorney general moves to block TLC’s sale of historic Binning House.” Times Colonist. November 15, 2013.

Mulgrew, Ian. “Land Conservancy case is first test of charities law.” Vancouver Sun. November 14, 2013.

Wilson, Carla. “Domino effect feared as The Land Conservancy considers sale.” Times Colonist. November 9, 2013.

Wilson, Carla. “Trust questions where money given to The Land Conservancy went.” Times Colonist. November 9, 2013.

Richter, Brent. “Binning House sale heads to court.” North Shore News. November 8, 2013.

Rusland, Peter. “Keating Farm could be sold as The Land Conservancy grapples with debt.” Cowichan News Leader Pictorial. November 7, 2013.

“Binning House Sale: Land Conservancy Offered Huge Sum For Historic Home.” Huffington Post. November 7, 2013.

Wilson, Carla. “The Land Conservancy gets surprise offer to buy historic West Vancouver property for $1.6 million.” Times Colonist. November 4, 2013.

Wilson, Carla. “Interest high in sale of Land Conservancy lot in Fairfield.” Times Colonist. November 2, 2013.

Mulgrew, Ian. “Creditor protection ‘appalling,’ says Land Conservancy founder.” Vancouver Sun. November 2, 2013.

Wilson, Carla. “The Land Conservancy, cash-strapped, tries to sell property near Abkhazi Garden.” Times Colonist. November 1, 2013.

Hill, Edward. “The Land Conservancy starts process to sell land trust property.” Victoria News. October 31, 2013.

Shields, John. “Commentary: The Land Conservancy is worth fighting for.” Times Colonist. October 23, 2013.

“Editorial: TLC’s work must be saved.” Times Colonist. October 12, 2013.

Fortems, Cam. “Conservancy files for creditor protection.” Kamloops Daily News. October 9, 2013.

Know, Jack. “Capital region’s park users owe a debt to The Land Conservancy.” Times Colonist. October 9, 2013.

Mulgrew, Ian. “Land Conservancy of B.C. files for creditor protection.” Vancouver Sun. October 9, 2013.

Wilson, Carla. “The Land Conservancy placed under creditor protection.” Times Colonist. October 8, 2013.

Chow, Wanda. “Eagles Estate, Baldwin House back under city management.” Burnaby News Leader. May 14, 2013.

Lavoie, Judith. “TLC gives up historic properties.” Times Colonist. December 15, 2012.

Young, Michele. “Passion for a pristine park.” Kamloops News. November 19, 2012.

“Fruity fundraiser aids Land Conservancy.” Victoria News. November 16, 2012.

Alexander, Peta. “Comment: TLC is back in good hands, and needs support.” Times Colonist. November 9, 2012.

Khan, Charles. “TLC needs help to take care of debt.” Times Colonist. November 8, 2012.
Viewpoint – TLC needs help from islanders, November 7, 2012, in the Gulf Islands Driftwood.

Jorna, Rosemary. “Letters: Support ‘wild by nature’.” Sooke News Mirror. November 7, 2012.

Screech, David. “B.C. would be poorer without TLC’s work.” Times Colonist. November 6, 2012.

“Costs slashed, but debts still a big hurdle.” Vancouver Sun. November 4, 2012.

Cowichan Valley Citizen, June 8, 2012. The Cowichan Valley Citizen article, Tour Keating Farm on Sunday, discusses TLC’s Keating Farm Estate.

Penticton Western News, March 31, 2012. The Penticton Western News article, Land transfer completes Okanagan’s Skaha Bluffs Provincial Park, announces TLC and NCC’s transfer of 761 acres of land adjacent to the Skaha Bluffs to B.C. Parks.

Vancouver Sun, December 21, 2011. The Vancouver Sun article, A name to remember him by, discusses how the Sulyma family name a new lichen species in memory of Randy Sulyma.

Times Colonist, December 16, 2011. The Times Colonist article, House Beautiful Photos: Abkhazi Garden, discusses how one designer’s Christmas decor brings the warmth of the season into the historic home at Abkhazi Garden.

Gulf Islands Driftwood, October 5, 2011. The Gulf Islands Driftwood article, Marathon runner Haigh seeks TLC pledges for Sunday race, discusses the Salt Spring Island runner Andrew Haigh entering the Victoria Marathon for TLC.

Clearwater Times, September 18, 2011. The Clearwater Times article, Hickson speaks at Well Gray Day, summarizes the Wells Gray Day events hosted in Upper Clearwater.

Times Colonist, August 21, 2011. The Times Colonist article, Jazz comes out of the club: Abkhazi Garden draws music lovers onto its sunlit terraces, reviewed Jazzi Abkhazi which is hosted every Wednesday evening throughout July and August.

Cowichan Valley Citizen, May 19, 2011. The Cowichan Valley Citizen article, Get Coleman print, plus conservation bonus, discusses Sue Coleman’s generous donation of partial proceeds from her Sansum Point print.

Cowichan News Leader Pictorial, April 5, 2011. The Cowichan News Leader Pictorial article, Pointed bid made for waterfront park, discusses the TLC announcement of the Sansum Point campaign.

British Columbia Magazine, March 2011. In an article on British Columbia Magazine’s website entitled More protection for Wells Gray, the magazine discusses TLC’s Clearwater Wetlands and Wildlife Corridor.

The Province, March 7, 2011. The Province article, Yarn bombing gets a jump on spring, highlights the yarn bombing event at Historic Joy Kogawa House.

Globe and Mail, March 1, 2011. The Globe and Mail article, Victoria farmer working to bring back buzz of native bees, features TLC’s Nathalie Chambers and the Pollinator Enhancement Program.

Oak Bay News, February 24, 2011. The Oak Bay News article, Bill Turner talks about his 2009 ouster and The Land Conservancy’s future, discusses TLC’s future with an interview of Executive Director Bill Turner.

Island Tides, October 14, 2010. The Island Tides article The Land Conservancy explores new ways to protect special places discusses the Conservation Buyer program TLC has recently begun. For more information on ways to give visit our website.

Victoria Times Colonist, September 7, 2010. Ross Bay Villa’s Lawn Party in the Times Colonist article, Ross Bay Villa partly restored to glory days. For more information regarding the restoration please visit our Ross Bay Villa webpage.