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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 [...]
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 email@example.com - Load your Fundraising card at any Thrifty Foods store - Shop for [...]
Join Habitat Acquisition Trust (HAT) in restoration efforts on our Ivan Island Covenant July 28 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Gloves, tools and lunch will be provided - but please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 [...]
On May 31, seventeen people armed with six wheelbarrows and eight shovels moved approximately 54 cubic yards of wood chips from point A to point B. Point B happens to be an experimental restoration site aimed at removing periwinkle (Vinca minor), an invasive species that is covering the forest floor at Ayum Creek Park [...]
On April 30th, TLC took part in the annual Highlands May Day Broom Bash, working with 11 volunteers from the Greater Victoria Green Team to clear Scotch broom from Gowlland Tod Provincial Park. Approximately 30 cubic metres of invasive species were removed from the park path, opening up a large area for native species [...]
TLC continued the restoration work at Ayum Creek Regional Park Reserve on Saturday, April 8th, with the help of the Greater Victoria Green Team volunteers.Approximately 15 volunteers showed up with smiles on their faces despite the rain, and proceeded to make short work of a mountain of donated cardboard that needed all tape, staples and [...]
Happy Spring, Volunteers! I hope this post finds you basking in the warm sunshine with the smell of fresh flowers on the breeze. Or, if you have been in Victoria recently, the cold wind that never ends and the relentless pollen that reminds everyone of their allergies. Whichever spring you may find yourself in, we are [...]
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 [...]
Catch up on the latest news from TLC in our spring newsletter! In this edition of the LANDmark you will find updates from Executive Director Cathy Armstrong, a look at this year's Covenant Monitoring Program, details on TLC's newest endowment fund and much more! View past editions of the LANDmark on TLC's website.