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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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Take your students on a journey of discovery, creating ecological awareness and encouraging a deep caring for the places we all inhabit.

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Salmon Egg Delivery and Salmon Dissection

On February 5th, 2019, we received Chum Salmon eggs from Fisheries and Oceans Canada. Galiano Community School students, teachers and Galiano Conservancy educators were excited to introduce the salmon eggs to their temporary home: a small freshwater aquarium set up at the Galiano School. In the end of February, all of the salmon eggs hatched, […]

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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, “Marine Investigations.” 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 education programs. With […]

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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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