A Forest in Trust to the Children

The Forest Trust for the Children of Cortes Island Society has been formed to purchase Island Timberland forest land holdings immediately adjacent to Carrington Bay Park on Cortes Island. These forest lands will be held in trust for all the children of Cortes Island, in perpetuity. They will offer educational, recreational, cultural and spiritual value for all our children. They will provide the opportunity for our youth to embrace and practise stewardship of forest lands and watersheds.

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Where is Your Tree Friend?

Cortes students in the early primary years can tell you all about their tree friends – the special little hidey holes for critters, the squirrel’s breakfast corner, the perfect limb to climb out on and take a nap, the delicate … Continue reading

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Spring In The Forest – Scavenger Hunt

The first Sunday of each month is traditionally our Nature Study Day walk into the Children’s Forest. Well, it is graduation time for families, so head out into the forest for a Spring Scavenger Hunt on Sunday, April 5, or … Continue reading

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The Natural World is Calling You – Spring

Spring is stirring in forests and wild places….

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Alumni & Ambassador Ceremony

BioBlitz 2019 hosted four special guests at the Friday evening campfire circle – four alumni from the book, ‘Forest Alphabet: Artistic Visions of a Forest in Trust to the Children’. In 2010, Alma, Kai, Kiera & Liam were amongst 33 … Continue reading

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Photos: Fall walks in the Children’s Forest

October’s Nature Study Day November Art/Nature day  

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