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Learning Centre: August 2015

Programming and planning continues steadily at the Learning Centre

The past month has seen several programs actively using the Learning Centre land and facilities, including a very successful third installment of a UVic Environment Studies Restoration field course in early July, and the second annual Gailano Kids Campout, which doubled its registration from last year’s pilot. The campground is proving a perfect home for the tents and hammocks of program participants of many ages, now supported by a kitchen and classroom building.

Planning continues as well, in particular for the food forest project and for our design plans for the property as a whole. There are many possibilities and careful planning is important moving forward. The food forest workshop will take place in October 2015, and will be an opportunity to gain a wealth of information from experts in the field and to learn hands-on at the Learning Centre.

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Keith is a registered professional biologist and has worked for the Galiano Conservancy since 1998. His main passion is ecosystem based planning. He has a broad diversity of experience that includes forest ecology, GIS mapping, and ecological restoration. Keith's inspiration is rooted in a deep connection with his home place and is stoked through sharing his work and experiences with youth and adults participating in the Conservancy's learning programs and internships.

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