Galiano Conservancy’s Annual Battle of the Broom

The yellow blooms that pepper rocky outcrops and disturbed slopes each spring signal the advent of the Galiano Conservancy’s annual Scotch broom removal campaign. As has become tradition, interns and the summer students, led by the fearless Jenna Falk, hike up the face of Mount Sutil every year armed with loppers and harnesses, ready to […]

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pulling down a tree

A Two-Day Adventure on Galiano Island

On May 16th and 17th, students from the Middle Years Shared Ecological Education Centre (MY SEEC), from Salt Spring Island, visited our Learning Centre for one of our Two-Day Educational Adventures. This is a program where groups stay overnight at the Millard Learning Centre, and during the day take part in two of our hands-on […]

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sive species removal on Mt. Sutil

Restoring an Island’s Ecology

“Ecological restoration is the process of assisting the recovery of an ecosystem that has been degraded, damaged, or destroyed.” The Society for Ecological Restoration International Science & Policy Working Group. 2002. Galiano Island lies in the heart of the Salish Sea and the Coastal Douglas-fir zone. This region is unique due to its natural ocean […]

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