• Wetlands Campaign Update

    Whistler’s largest remaining intact upland/wetland complex is again being threatened by development.  The proposal for a Whistler International Campus (university) would see intensive development of the uplands on the 77 acre site which is owned by the Vancouver based Zen family who are long time developers.  With nearly a million square feet of phased built infrastructure, […]

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  • Tree Planting for Habitat Improvement in Spruce Grove – Help Needed

    The Sea-to-Sky Clean Air Society and the Squamish Watershed Society in partnership with the Resort Municipality of Whistler and the District of Squamish have announced 2 upcoming planting events intended to restore and enhance ecological values at 3 riparian (meaning near a natural water course) sites. Planting of native species will take place on Friday […]

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  • Environment Canada Understands the Importance of Wetland Ecosystems

    Wetland ecosystems have incredible importance as areas of high biodiversity and immense habitat value.  In fact, in the face of their global decline, their importance was recognized and they are the only ecosystem designated for conservation by international convention. Environment Canada gives a fantastic overview of why wetlands are so vital: Wetlands and Wildlife Wetlands […]

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