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Learn GPS & plant ID skills while hiking in beautiful protected areas

Join TLC’s volunteer covenant monitoring and restoration program this summer and gain hands-on field experience. Learn GPS and plant ID skills while hiking in beautiful protected areas in Greater Victoria. Volunteers must be able to hike for at least 3 hours, carrying a full backpack with water, food, and data collection supplies. Carpooling is available [...]

By | 2017-04-13T17:14:49+00:00 April 13th, 2017|Covenants, Vancouver Island|0 Comments

De Mamiel Creek Winter Monitoring

On March 4, four volunteers joined TLC staff on a trip to the De Mamiel Creek covenants in Sooke. This winter monitoring excursion aimed to determine just how much water flows through De Mamiel Creek in the winter, as opposed to its almost dry state in the summer when regular covenant monitoring usually occurs.The winter [...]

By | 2017-04-05T14:25:18+00:00 April 6th, 2017|Covenants, Vancouver Island|0 Comments

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