Category Archives: Wetland Restoration

Burning at the Courtenay Airpark

    Fire and the Garry Oak Ecosystem   The Wetland Restoration Project had a unique opportunity to experiment with a prescribed burn in the Courtenay River Airpark recently. Why would we want to burn this popular park? In fact … Continue reading

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Return of the Camas

For a naturalist these current times can be depressing with widespread ecological destruction being one of the constant themes of life in the new millennium.   However optimism is also part of the human condition and with most naturalists it gains momentum … Continue reading

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Little River Nature Park

Over 600 native plants were planted in the Little River Nature Park (Comox Valley Regional District), restoring an old gravel pit. Continue reading

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Henderson’s Checker-Mallow in Courtenay River Estuary

Henderson’s checkermallow is growing in the Courtenay River estuary where the Wetland Restoration Project is Removing purple Loosestrife Continue reading

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