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Covenant Monitoring Training with VIU Students & NALT on Mount Benson

On July 20th TLC staff Torrey, Andrew and summer student Karen met with Nanaimo & Area Land Trust (NALT) staff Paul, Vancouver Island University (VIU) Geography Chair Hannah, VIU professor Wendy and her Environmental Science students at the Witchcraft Lake parking lot to warm up for the daunting hike up Mount Benson which stands 1023 [...]

By | 2017-11-19T20:50:44+00:00 August 2nd, 2017|Covenants, Vancouver Island|0 Comments

Passionate about Abkhazi Garden? Consider joining TLC’s Abkhazi Advisory Board

Interested in preserving the unique history and living legacy that is Abkhazi Garden? TLC is seeking a community member to join the Abkhazi Advisory Board.  Contact TLC at 250-479-8053 or admin@conservancy.bc.ca for more details. Abkhazi Garden is open daily from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. with the last entrance at 4 p.m. Located at 1964 Fairfield Road, Victoria, Abkhazi [...]

By | 2017-07-20T15:03:22+00:00 July 20th, 2017|Abkhazi Garden, Vancouver Island|0 Comments

Watch out for these common backyard invaders

The truth and how-to-remove behind English ivy, periwinkle and more Originally posted by Morgan Cross in Oak Bay News on July 18, 2017.  Photo: Covenant Manager Torrey Archer shows the black seeds Scotch broom bears in summer. The plant is best cut when flowering in the spring or finished seeding in the fall.  Credit Morgan Cross. [...]

By | 2017-07-19T10:15:04+00:00 July 19th, 2017|Covenants|0 Comments

Support TLC’s Covenant Program while shopping with Thrifty Foods’ Smile Card

TLC is now a part of Thrifty Foods’ Smile Card Fundraising Program! You can easily support TLC while shopping at Thrifty Foods. To support TLC’s Covenant Program: - Request a Fundraising card from TLC by calling Lisa at 250-479-8053 or emailing lcross@conservancy.bc.ca - Load your Fundraising card at any Thrifty Foods store - Shop for [...]

By | 2017-08-24T10:04:59+00:00 July 12th, 2017|Covenants, Vancouver Island|0 Comments

TLC’s AGM and 20th Birthday Celebration Saturday, Sept 23

Dear TLC members and supporters, A year of remarkable accomplishments, 2017 marks TLC’s 20th year of conservation. For our birthday we are celebrating you! Together we have protected thousands of acres of habitat throughout British Columbia. I am pleased to invite you to TLC’s Annual General Meeting and birthday party on Saturday, September 23rd from [...]

By | 2017-11-19T20:51:29+00:00 July 4th, 2017|Board of Directors|0 Comments

Canada 150 Land Trust Honour Roll Recognizes TLC Board Member Briony Penn

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JUNE 16 2017 VICTORIA - On behalf of the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, Dan Ruimy, Member of Parliament (Pitt Meadows – Maple Ridge), announced funding for Canada 150 Fund recipients on Vancouver Island, including the Land Trust Alliance of British Columbia LTABC. [...]

By | 2017-06-19T10:40:49+00:00 June 19th, 2017|Board of Directors|0 Comments

Barer / Kinghorn Spring 2017 Covenant Monitoring Visit

On May 17, six volunteers joined TLC in monitoring the Barer / Kinghorn Covenants located within Mt Work Regional Park. It was a mild cloudy spring day; comfortable hiking weather. We were interested in the wetland sites we had monitored in the winter to compare their hydrological states.Upon entering the covenant, everyone noticed how lush [...]

By | 2017-06-13T14:45:15+00:00 June 14th, 2017|Covenants, Vancouver Island|0 Comments