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2019 BioBlitz Photos!

Bioblitz 2019 was a great success, with nearly 100 participants! Here are a selection of photos from the Bioblitz and forest camp.

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BioBlitz 2019!

A FOREST FULL OF THANKS… … to the great community turnout for BioBlitz 2019!!! Yet again… close to 100 enthusiastic participants walked into Carrington Bay Park basecamp the first weekend in May to visit, observe or inventory with us the … Continue reading

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Ceremony Honours Children’s Forest Ambassadors

green cedar feathers rambunctious children chatter soft forest stillness The Board of the Forest Trust for the Children of Cortes Island Society recently honoured several youth as Children’s Forest Ambassadors at a campfire graduation ceremony during the 2019 bioblitz. A … Continue reading

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March Nature Study Day; a study in detritus!

On March 3, the Forest Tribe gathered for a walk into the springtime sounds of the Children’s Forest!! We were welcomed by golden-crowned kinglets calling from the high canopy and we mimicked the nasal calls of the red-breasted nuthatches by … Continue reading

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Quadra Outdoors Club Visits the Children’s Forest

Sabina Leader Mense welcomed the Quadra Island Outdoor’s Club members to the Children’s Forest on a beautiful January the 23d!!! Club members rolled in on the first ferry to Whaletown Bay and had their walking poles out and on the … Continue reading

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BioBlitz 2018 Video Trailer

The 2018 BioBlitz in the Children’s Forest was a great success! See this post for the full report, and this post for fantastic photos of the event shot by Seamus Summers. Here is a short video trailer from the BioBlitz, … Continue reading

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BioBlitz 2018 Photos!

This collection of photos, shot by Seamus Summers and Jonah Weyler, captures the wonder of BioBlitz! 2018 in the Children’s Forest. Learn more about Seamus’s photography here. For a full report from the BioBlitz, check out this post, or watch … Continue reading

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A FOREST FULL OF THANKS …

A FOREST FULL OF THANKS… … to the great community turnout for BioBlitz 2018!!! Close to 100 enthusiastic participants walked into Carrington Bay Park basecamp and explored the Children’s Forest with us over the first weekend in May.  Guest researcher … Continue reading

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Youth Streamkeepers Spring 2018

Youth streamkeepers were making their way gently down the creek, wild, wet & slippery, and any respectable trout or coho were as far away as possible from the hip-wading youth participating in another youth streamkeeper programme! Our location was James … Continue reading

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Cortes Wild! exhibit opening at Linnaea Education Center

FTCCIS is excited to announce their participation in an exciting new partnership on Cortes Island!!! Cortes Wild! is a partnership initiated by the Cortes Island Museum & Archives Society (CIMAS) to support their new satellite natural history exhibit on Cortes … Continue reading

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