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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

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

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 | 2017-02-01T23:46:06+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 | 2017-07-12T10:27:29+00:00 January 25th, 2017|Abkhazi Garden, Vancouver Island|0 Comments