Help clear broom from our community! Our roadsides, local parks and new Community Hall site all need attention! In honour of “de-broom week”, TLC and the Highlands District Community Association are hosting a community Broom Bash Saturday, April 30 and Sunday, May 1, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Volunteers will begin at the Highlands [...]
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 [...]
Join TLC in Cunningham Woods for a plant workshop and ivy pull. Photo courtesy Lindsay Kathren. Come out this Saturday to join UVic's Ecological Restoration Volunteer Network and The Land Conservancy of B.C. in a very special workshop and removal event! We will be meeting in front of the UVic library at 9:50 a.m., [...]
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 250-479-8053.
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 [...]
Get outside, gain field experience, and learn standardized monitoring methods at TLC's info and training sessions February 5 and 6th. For more info contact Janie at email@example.com.
Over the course of four separate Friday afternoons in October and November, TLC hosted covenant monitoring workshops at the University of Victoria (UVic). Students and members of the general public gathered together and learned about the standardized monitoring techniques that TLC uses to compile data on the covenants. These data allow us to [...]
On September 19th, TLC, the Greater Victoria Green Team (GVGT) and Welland Legacy Orchard co-hosted the first annual “Picnic in the Park: A Volunteer Celebration” to give thanks to our incredible volunteers. The party was held on a sunny Saturday afternoon at Welland Legacy Orchard in View Royal, where volunteers were able to sit back, [...]
The western toad is on the provincial Yellow List and is considered a species of conservation concern.Photo Credit Andrew MacKinnon. Last week, TLC staff members Andrew and Torrey monitored the Caromar covenant, located approximately 30 minutes away from Duncan. Andrew and Torrey first traversed the covenant from East to West, marking the boundaries with flagging [...]