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Endowment Fund Created for Abkhazi Garden in Honour of Late TLC Volunteer

NEWS RELEASE VOLUNTEER LEAVES A LEGACY TO ABKHAZI GARDEN  $100,000 endowment fund created for Abkhazi Garden in honour of late TLC volunteer FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 29, 2017 Victoria, BC – When asked why he donated to The Land Conservancy of British Columbia (TLC), Jack Eldridge said that he wanted to do whatever he could [...]

Join our team! TLC’s hiring a Manager of Member & Donor Care

Job Title:                           Manager, Member and Donor Care Start date:                        As soon as possible TLC The Land Conservancy of BC is a charitable, membership-based land trust working to protect British Columbia's biological diversity.  We are currently seeking an experienced manager to grow relationships with present and future members and donors. This includes creating fundraising strategies and materials, [...]

By | 2017-03-28T14:53:33+00:00 March 28th, 2017|Public Service Announcement, Vancouver Island|0 Comments

John Shields, former TLC Director of Operations, will be remembered for his compassion and integrity

On Friday, March 24, surrounded by people he loved, former TLC Director of Operations John Shields passed away. John was a beloved member of the TLC team. A long-time TLC Member, he was recruited to lead staff at a time when the Board was launching an extremely complex restructuring process. John brought his calm, steady [...]

By | 2017-04-04T10:04:03+00:00 March 28th, 2017|Board of Directors|0 Comments

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 | 2017-11-19T20:54:09+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 been working [...]

By | 2017-11-19T20:54:26+00:00 January 25th, 2017|Abkhazi Garden, Vancouver Island|0 Comments