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Atkins Covenant Restoration with the Greater Victoria Green Team and CRD Volunteers

Our restoration work this year kicked off on January 29th with 25 volunteers tackling invasive species at the Atkins covenant, located near Thetis Lake in Victoria. Volunteers from the Greater Victoria Green Team (GVGT) and the Capital Regional District (CRD) joined TLC volunteers to remove English ivy, English holly, Himalayan blackberry and daphne laurel [...]

By | February 1st, 2017|Covenants, Vancouver Island|0 Comments

Abkhazi Garden Patio Restoration Underway

Abkhazi Garden, the heritage home and garden created by the late Prince Nicholas and Princess Peggy Abkhazi, is a plant-enthusiast's dream tucked within Garry oaks and rocky outcrops.  But as with any heritage site, the Garden requires ongoing care to keep it open to the public.  It truly takes a village! TLC and Abkhazi Garden volunteers have [...]

By | January 25th, 2017|Abkhazi Garden, Vancouver Island|0 Comments

Four more B.C. properties protected as part of $1-million conservation commitment

NEWS RELEASE Four more B.C. properties protected as part of $1-million conservation commitment Victoria, B.C. - The Province has acquired four additional ecologically sensitive properties throughout British Columbia, thanks to a partnership with the Nature Conservancy of Canada. The Province recently assumed ownership of the following properties: 64 hectares along the Fraser River near McBride [...]

By | December 22nd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Atkins Work Party: Take Two!

On November 5th, TLC once again joined forces with CRD volunteers to remove invasive species from the Atkins Covenant. Owned by the CRD, this small parcel was once a homestead and offers a surprising diversity of native, invasive and cultivated species. Unfortunately, some of the invasive species have been growing too well, so volunteers [...]

By | December 12th, 2016|Covenants, Vancouver Island|0 Comments

Creditors Vote for TLC to Exit CCAA

NEWS RELEASE THE LAND CONSERVANCY OF BC TO SUCCESSFULLY EXIT CREDITOR PROTECTION FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 2, 2016 Victoria, BC – The Land Conservancy of B.C. (TLC) held its final meeting with creditors today to seek approval of its revised Plan of Arrangement and Compromise (POA) and the conclusion of its time under the Companies’ Creditors [...]

By | December 2nd, 2016|Board of Directors, Press Release|0 Comments

Giving Tuesday: make your tax-deductible gift to nature

Tuesday, November 29, 2016 Dear Friends of Conservation, This fall I had the opportunity to visit TLC’s Caromar Covenant in the Cowichan Valley Regional District. Flourishing with a diverse range of species, Caromar is home to a 5-acre wetland and a large assortment of fungi including the fluted black elfin saddle (Helvella lacunosa). While monitoring [...]

By | November 29th, 2016|Covenants|0 Comments

Supreme Court of BC Approves Transfer of Wildwood Ecoforest

NEWS RELEASE SUPREME COURT OF BC APPROVES TRANSFER OF WILDWOOD ECOFOREST TO ECOFORESTRY INSTITUTE SOCIETY FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 22, 2016 Victoria, BC – The Land Conservancy of B.C. (TLC) has received approval from the Supreme Court of B.C. to transfer Wildwood Ecoforest to the Ecoforestry Institute Society (EIS). The purchase includes a restrictive covenant, [...]