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.
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.
Great Big Bee Garden
Sharp-Tailed Snakes and Western Painted Turtles
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.