The Strathcona Wilderness Institute is hosting the Marmot Recovery Foundation's Executive Director this Sunday in Courtenay! Learn about the history of the marmot recovery project, the marmot's current status, and plans for the season ahead.
We'd love to see you there, but if you can't make it Adam will be speaking again in April for the Cowichan Valley Naturalists, and of course we will post news here as well! ... See MoreSee Less
On February 26th at 7.00 pm in the Rotary Room, Florence Filberg Centre in Courtenay, SWI is presenting an illustrated talk by Adam Taylor, the executive Directors of the Vancouver Island Marmot Reco...
Like marmots, this species is being recovered with the help of a captive breeding program. The Bermuda Snail was thought extinct until it was rediscovered in an alley in Bermuda's capital city, Hamilton. Now biologists are re-introducing it to the wild! Featured in the video is Kristiina Ovaska, a Victoria, B.C. based biologist who has been working on recovering local endangered species for many years.
Looking at the weather outside, we can't help but wonder... would the marmots like Bermuda? ... See MoreSee Less