Mapping Themes

Cowichan Green Map

Our Mapping Themes

Green mapping workshops are an opportunity for people to network and share information about the land and environment which are important to them where they live – from food security, historical and cultural uses, to green spaces.

The general themes of the Cowichan Valley Green Mapping Project are the interconnections between Land – People – Food


Ecologically significant areas, such as wildlife habitat, wildlife corridors, trails and trail access points, landforms, geological features, parks, protected areas, trails, viewscapes, conservation projects, remediation sites, salmon spawning sites, Garry Oak Meadows, waterfront parks, wetlands, toxic sites


Community gardens, local markets, eco-agricultural sites/farms, emergency food resources, organic food suppliers and processors


Green businesses, Green transportation, First Nations place names, cultural sites (with permission), heritage sites and tours, green or eco schools



bcThe Mapping Project is funded in part by the Canada-B.C. Labour Market Development Agreement. Also funding has been provided through the Cowichan Land Trust Society.