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Charlotte Kimmins, CVN Bursary recipient, 2021

The CVN Bursary Committee is pleased to announce that the winner of the 2021 CVN Bursary is Charlotte Kimmins of G.P. Vanier Secondary. Charlotte is planning to pursue a double undergraduate Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Sciences and Engineering at Queen’s … Continue reading

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Plants of lakes and roadsides (and old ketchup)

From an email by Jocie to the Botany Group on July 14. In early July I did some exploring around the Whymper Lake area (across the Strathcona dam, west of Campbell River). Here are a few photos (mostly botany…and other … Continue reading

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Paradise Meadows: Winter to summer in 3 weeks

From an email by Jocie to the Botany Group on July 12, with photos from Alison M. Despite being laid up with a broken wrist and having to type with one hand, Alison has come through with some colourful photos … Continue reading

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Vanier Garry oaks project next step – delegation to Courtenay Council

In March, our Board of Directors approved a CVN proposal for a restoration and stewardship pilot project to protect and enhance Garry oaks in Vanier Forest. Much research and planning work has already been done by a dedicated team of … Continue reading

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