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Rockheights Sees under the Sea!

Throughout October, four grade 7/8 classes from Rockheights Middle School joined us for a special edition of the Conservancy’s popular marine program, “What A Marine Life.”   Meet Desiree – Marine Conservation Specialist The Conservancy had the privilege of working with Desiree Bulger, a University of Victoria Masters candidate in Marine Biology for this series of marine […]

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Rainforest Rangers—Claremont Secondary’s 2-Day Adventure

For a second year in a row, Claremont Secondary’s explorers braved the rain while discovering the phenomenal biodiversity of Galiano’s temperate Coastal Douglas Fir rainforest!  Day 1:  Swamps and Ridges of Eco-Safari  While hiking the peaks and valleys of the Vanilla Leaf Nature Reserve lands, students actively studied the links between topography and plant diversity.  In […]

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Pollinator Power! – Salt Spring Island Elementary’s Busy Bees

Salt Spring Island Elementary buzzed around the Millard Learning Centre Forest Garden and Forage Forest  having participated in the GCA’s new People, Plants and Pollinators education program!  The students flexed their green thumbs while building “lasagna” planting beds – a soil bulking method where nitrogen and carbon-rich organic materials are layered on top of each other. On top […]

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Walkalong 2018 Sneak Peak!

IN 4 SHORT DAYS our 6th annual Walkalong for Learning will be underway at the Millard Learning Centre!  Time and Location  Saturday, September 1st. Registration opens at 12:30pm, and the walk begins at 1pm. Galiano Conservancy Millard Learning Centre (10825 Porlier Pass Road, Galiano Island) New Routes  Walkers will have the opportunity to blaze brand […]

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Shell Middens and Sea Stars: What a Marine Life!

Last Monday, Fireside Adventures / SOS Children’s Village joined us for our What a Marine Life Program. We were also joined by Indigenous interpreter Levi Wilson, who gave us insight into the ancient habitation of Montague Harbour or Sum’nuw, the harbour’s Hul’qumi’num name. Sum’nuw’ meaning “a hidden place” in Hul’qumi’num, is shared by many nations – like much of the […]

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