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GOVERNMENT OF CANADA INVESTS IN COMMUNITY ENVIRONMENTAL PROJECT IN COWICHAN VALLEY, BRITISH COLUMBIA

NANAIMO, B.C., Environment Canada Press Release

November 3, 2010

The Honourable Jim Prentice, Canada's Environment Minister, today announced funding from the EcoAction Community Funding Program for a new environmental project in the Cowichan Valley, in British Columbia. $85,308 in federal funding will support local action to reduce pollution, improve air and water quality, and protect wildlife and natural habitat.

Current Projects

We are currently working on several stewardship projects, see below. We are also operating the Cowichan Estuary Nature Centre and continue to fundraise for the Sansum Narrows Regional Park aquisition project.

Marvellous Marshes

Great Big Bee Garden

Sharp-Tailed Snakes and Western Painted Turtles

Friends of Cowichan Creeks

Creek Brochures

Natural History creek brochures are now available for order from the Cowichan Community Land Trust office.

Our natural heritage.Historical and ecological stream information has been collected from government databases and long time residents and used to develop stream specific information brochures.

Brochures are available on the following Cowichan Valley creeks:

Shawnigan, Porter, Rocky, Averill, Stocking, Bonsall, Garnett, Somenos, Bings and Richards Creeks.