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Vic Derman, founding member of TLC, remembered for his legacy of environmental advocacy

Katie DeRosa / Times Colonist March 19, 2017 Saanich Coun. Vic Derman, 72, hailed for his work on environment Veteran Saanich Coun. Vic Derman, who died Friday, is being remembered as a man of principle and a staunch advocate of environmental issues and sustainability. Friends and family said the 72-year-old Derman, who served on council [...]

By | 2017-03-22T15:48:08+00:00 March 20th, 2017|Board of Directors|0 Comments

Abkhazi Garden: Canada 150 Garden Experience Winner

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 17, 2017 Abkhazi Garden Designated a ‘Canada 150 Garden Experience’ Victoria, BC - Abkhazi Garden is the proud recipient of a ‘Canada 150 Garden Experience’ designation, awarded by the Canadian Garden Council in collaboration with the Canadian Nursery Landscape Association. In celebration of Canada’s sesquicentennial, 150 gardens and garden experiences across the [...]

By | 2017-03-17T10:21:19+00:00 March 17th, 2017|Abkhazi Garden, Vancouver Island|0 Comments

TLC Successfully Completes Revised Plan of Arrangement and Compromise

NEWS RELEASE THE LAND CONSERVANCY OF BC EMERGES FROM CREDITOR PROTECTION Charity successfully completes Plan of Arrangement and Compromise with creditors FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 6, 2017 Victoria, BC – The Land Conservancy of British Columbia (TLC) has successfully emerged from creditor protection having been issued its Certificate of Completion from the Supreme Court of [...]

By | 2017-03-07T22:08:01+00:00 March 6th, 2017|Board of Directors, Press Release|0 Comments

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 | 2017-02-01T23:46:06+00:00 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 | 2017-01-25T22:19:16+00:00 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 | 2017-01-03T19:25:26+00:00 December 22nd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments