The Wetlands Workforce is excited to share with you our showcase webinar, Wetlands: Hope in a Time of Uncertainty, which highlights the work and resources that came out of this one-year project.
On behalf of the B.C. Wildlife Federation’s Wetlands Workforce project, we are pleased to present this final report which highlights the work our crews accomplished and the collaboration achieved throughout 2021.
Every year, people from around the world come together to celebrate wetlands. World Wetlands Day dates back to 1971, when several environmentalists joined together to reaffirm the importance and love for wetlands.
This is not a story of loss. It is one of hope and resilience, at a time when it is needed. The global COVID pandemic has shaken our certainty in the future and has made us refocus our priorities, with our health and the health of our environment being at the top of the list. Every year it seems more of an effort is put towards mitigating the effects of climate change, yet more communities are dealing with the impacts of wildfires, droughts, and flooding, making it feel like nothing is being done and nothing can be done, but there is hope.
The Fraser River Estuary Clean-up crew has been working tirelessly for the past several weeks to clean up the highly biodiverse marshes and wetlands of the Fraser Estuary. Their aim is to clean up as much debris as possible by December 10, 2021.
Our crews are providing a little care to BC's wetlands this year by removing invasive species, cleaning up waste, and maintaining trails.
Dave Polster is a plant ecologist with over 40 years of experience in vegetation studies, reclamation, and invasive species management.
Something unexpected visited the ponds at the Halleran site in Meadow Creek, a small community in the mountainous Lardeau Valley. At the Halleran site, it…
The Wetlands Workforce is helping build real estate for wetland birds by building birdhouses to place in restored wetlands.
Over the last three years, the B.C. Wildlife Federation’s Wetlands Education Program has been working in partnership with the Lower Kootenay Band on two landscape-scale restoration projects on traditional Yaqan Nukiy territory. The project site is well over 517 hectares in size.