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The following are a selection of stewardship tips stemming from our “Ecologically Conscious Neighbours” Stewardship program: Learn to identify and control invasive exotic species such as Scotch broom, Himalayan blackberry, evergreen blackberry...

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For many of the participants who would benefit from bursaries, natural areas and environmental education are out of reach. The purpose of the bursary fund it to make these places and experiences accessible...

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Cedana in the Food Forest

An Edible Forest

An introduction to Galiano Conservancy’s remarkable food forest. Everything in a food forest serves multiple functions.  A permaculture forest garden mimics the architecture and beneficial relationships of the natural plant and animal community that occurs in that climate. Food forests are not “natural”, but are designed and managed ecosystems that are very rich in biodiversity […]

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A Day at Forest Restoration Field School

Have you ever wondered what an ecosystem has experienced over time? Did you ever look around and wonder who was there before you? What animals scurried, flew, and hopped through the forest? How big were the trees? This past fall, Saturna Ecological Education Centre (SEEC) students had the opportunity to explore these curious questions while […]

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A Successful Harvest

The 2016 Harvest and Herbal Workshop was a success! On November 19th and 20th, 2016, Conservancy instructors Cedana Bourne and Reed Osler hosted our first Harvest and Herbal Workshop. The participants, based out of our beautiful Millard Learning Centre, spent two days visiting Galiano Conservancy’s own cutting-edge food forest, and walking the trails of our […]

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Ken Millard

The Extraordinary Life of Ken Millard

An Extraordinary Life and Legacy (1941-2015) We are sad to announce that Ken Millard died suddenly at home on the night of Sunday September 27, 2015. Celebration of Life – October 11th 2015 at the Learning Centre The memorial service in celebration of Ken’s life and legacy was held at the Learning Centre on October 11th. It was […]

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Grow Native Plants!

We grow and sell a variety of trees, shrubs and plants that are ideal for naturescaping, gardening, or ecological restoration projects. All of our plants originate from local Galiano Island stock and are suitable for the unique climate of the Gulf Islands. Check out our Sales below to find out how you can purchase native […]

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