Registered environmental charity, Transition Salt Spring has partnered with experts and organizations from across the Coastal Douglas-fir biogeoclimatic zone, including Raincoast Conservation Foundation, to provide a model for on-the-ground, multidisciplinary, multisectoral, and collaborative climate action. We interviewed Ruth Waldick from Transition Salt Spring to learn more about Maxwell Creek Watershed project. What is the Maxwell…
Eleven and half thousand years ago is a mighty long time for a major forest ecosystem. Yet, that is how long Coastal Douglas-fir forests have existed on Canada’s west coast, longer than most other forested biogeoclimatic zones in British Columbia!
After thousands of years of evolution alongside Coast Salish peoples, the story of Coastal Douglas-fir forests and associated habitats is inseparable from the story of those who shaped them.
On June 23rd, the teachings from these sessions will be mobilized at an in-person gathering we are calling the Solutions Session.
we are seeking public input to inform the management and restoration plan for this property as a first step in developing the stewardship ethos that will govern this forest for generations.
Since non-Indigenous settlement, both top predators and fire have been functionally eradicated from Coastal Douglas-fir ecological communities while populations of both invasive and native deer species have been ballooning throughout the range.
These local giants inspire connection to forests, and nature, and encourage people to reflect on their relationships with the land more broadly.
Dr. Lora Morandin, Research and Conservation Director for Pollinator Partnership and Pollinator Partnership Canada, highlights the importance of pollinators in the CDF and supplies recommendations for how to support them.
Every Thursday between May 12th and June 9th, our group of collaborators will be joined by a panel of three experts for a virtual educational session exploring the landscape-level impacts of human decision-making.
Dr. Jennifer Grenz has nearly two decades of experience providing consulting services and on-the-ground management of invasive species for all levels of government
The Year of the Salish Sea is a youth-led initiative that aims to bring together existing coastal and ocean stewardship work through public engagement.
In this article, Dr. Nancy Turner identifies consultation with First Nation communities as the missing piece in land management practices in the CDF region.