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Volunteer Opportunities at TLC Covenants and Properties

TLC holds covenants on properties which have active volunteer groups which we encourage you to join. Welland Legacy Orchard, located in View Royal close to Victoria General Hospital, hosts volunteer work parties every other Sunday. Activities include pruning, weeding and orchard maintenance. The orchard contains over 100 varieties of apples and quince, plum, kiwi and [...]

By | 2016-06-22T17:36:50+00:00 June 21st, 2016|Covenants, Maltby Lake, Vancouver Island|2 Comments

Mothers Day Picnic with Partners

On Mother’s Day, The Land Conservancy of BC co-hosted a BBQ event that saw approximately 75 people attend Welland Legacy Park and Community Orchard. TLC partnered with the Greater Victoria Green Team and LifeCycles to bring volunteers together for the start of the summer season, as well as celebrating LifeCycles receiving a $12,500 [...]

By | 2016-10-26T18:37:41+00:00 June 13th, 2016|Covenants, Vancouver Island|0 Comments

Volunteers Pull Ivy at Invasive Species Management Workshop

At the end of February, TLC co-hosted an invasive species management workshop and ivy pull at UVic’s Cunningham Woods. TLC partnered with the Environmental Restoration Volunteer Network (ERVN) of UVic, as well as Sammy Kent of Pacific Ecoscapes, a local landscaping company with a passion for sustainable and organic gardening. Sammy understands the battle against [...]

By | 2016-10-26T18:37:44+00:00 March 16th, 2016|Covenants, Vancouver Island|0 Comments

Cunningham Woods BioBlitz March 19

Join TLC and the Ecological Restoration Volunteer Network Saturday, March 19 from 9 am to 3 pm in documenting species found in Cunningham Woods. Experts will lead volunteers in collecting flora and fauna data to contribute to on-campus environmental stewardship efforts. Contact Torrey to RSVP at covenants@conservancy.bc.ca or 250-479-8053.

By | 2016-10-26T18:37:45+00:00 February 23rd, 2016|Covenants|0 Comments

Covenant Training Sessions at Vancouver Island University

Participants head out to practice their new covenant monitoring skills at Morrell Sanctuary, located near VIU.Photo Credit Matt Parker. On February 5th and 6th, TLC held informational and training sessions for covenant monitoring and restoration at Vancouver Island University (VIU) in Nanaimo. Friday afternoon saw 33 people gathered together to learn about [...]

By | 2016-11-29T22:21:39+00:00 February 17th, 2016|Covenants|0 Comments