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A little brown bat with fungal growth, associated with White-Nose Syndrome. Source: Larisa Bishop-Boros

Spring brings increasing interest in bat health and public reports of bats

Fortunately for the bats of BC, it has been a quiet winter. The Little Brown Myotis Conservation Project on Galiano Island, in collaboration with the Province of BC, is on the lookout for signs of White-Nose Syndrome (WNS). WNS is a fungal disease harmless to humans but responsible for the deaths of millions of insect-eating […]

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10 Reasons to Choose Galiano School Programs

Why pick school programs on on Galiano? We’ll tell you. Click here to learn more. 1. Connect with nature in our 188 acre off-the-grid classroom at the Millard Learning Centre and stay overnight with your class at this rustic but comfortable facility. The MLC boasts green technology and infrastructure that is a model for sustainable […]

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Galiano: A Hub for Innovative Ecological Restoration

Experiential Field Schools Some of the most advanced and community-driven restoration programs in the region are offered here on Galiano Island. For four summers, Professor Eric Higgs has brought UVic students to the island for a field course in Advanced Principles and Practices in Ecological Restoration. Students can choose from a variety of projects—summer 2016 […]

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UVic Environmental Studies at Millard Learning Centre
UVic Environmental Studies students explore the Learning Centre fields UVic Photo Services

2017 Welcomes an Exciting UVic-GCA Partnership for Experiential Education and Collaborative Research

It may still be cold out for February in the Islands, but coming into the new year has also brought some very heart warming developments for post-secondary experiential education and collaborative research at the Galiano Conservancy which I would like to share. Over the years, the Galiano Conservancy has collaborated with various universities to host […]

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