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EVENTS HAPPENING THIS WEEK

Nov
16
Mon
2020
Silent Auction Project Watershed Fundraiser @ Online see info below
Nov 16 – Nov 28 all-day
Silent Auction Project Watershed Fundraiser @ Online see info below

1) Silent Auction

Project Watershed and representatives from the K’ómoks First Nationhave collected a variety of goods and services for our November 2020 SilentAuction. This will support the purchase and restoration of the former Field’sSawmill site. The Online Silent Auction goes starts on November 16th, 2020 at12 pm and will continue through to November 28, 2020 at 3pm.The silent auctionwill be run entirely online – so you can purchase gifts and items from thecomfort of your home!

Link – https://www.32auctions.com/ProjectWatershed2020

Nov
27
Fri
2020
Film: Under the Ice
Nov 27 – Nov 29 all-day
Film: Under the Ice

Swimwith polar bears and whales in the arctic! Or watch from the comfort of yourhome as the experts do it in the beautiful film Under Thin Ice (88min).
World Community’s onlinefilm series continues all weekend from Friday Nov. 27 through Sunday Nov. 29.

Under Thin Ice follows extreme divers andcinematographers—Jill Heinerth and Mario Cyr—on a daring Arctic expedition tosee how wildlife is adjusting to changes in their habitat as a result of globalwarming. But things don’t go exactly as expected, and as the duo travel insearch of animals, they experience first-hand the repercussions of rapidclimate change.

Documenting their journey in stunning 4K as they migrate from Canada’s Arcticto Greenland and back, the breathtaking adventure begins on the breaking icefloes of Nunavut where Jill and Mario join belugas and narwhals on a spectaculardive in the open ocean. It’s a passionate and awe-inspiring testament to thesplendour of wildlife at risk.
 

CLICK HERE toWatch the Trailer and Purchase Tickets ($8 or $5 for low income)
For more information: Ed (250-897-0525)

Nov
28
Sat
2020
Fanny Bay Salmon Enhancement Society Hatchery Work Parties
Nov 28 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Fanny Bay Salmon Enhancement Society Hatchery Work Parties

Contact JudyAckinclose for more information at ackinclose@shaw.ca

Project Watershed Reverse Telethon @ Volunteer opportunity see info below
Nov 28 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Project Watershed Reverse Telethon @ Volunteer opportunity see info below

Reverse telethon 

Instead of waiting for people tocall Project Watershed, we are working with our network of supporters to callthem. Calls will go out on November 28th between 1 pm and 4 pm. (If this timingdoes not work for you but you do want to take part in this event, let usknow). 

There will be tiered rewards forCall Reps who reach predefined fundraising thresholds. Call Reps will work in1-hour shifts calling 10 or more people from a pre-made call list that theycompile. We will connect with all callers prior to their shift and have asupport team available through out the event. Call Reps will be able to callfrom the comfort of their own home.CallReps are the most important component of this fundraiser please sign up now andjoin us in unpaving paradise!

To sign up to be a Call Rep email support@kuskussum.ca

If you have any questions, pleaselet me know,

Alison Lawrence

Project Watershed Volunteer

250-218-1914

Dec
1
Tue
2020
Stewardship Centre of BC: AGM & Panel Discussion
Dec 1 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Stewardship Centre of BC: AGM & Panel Discussion

You are invited to our 2020 Annual General Meeting

Green infrastructure andbiodiversity are key components of effective community climate adaptationstrategies. Learn from stewardship practitioners from various disciplines howthese concepts can move from good ideas to effective action.

Guest Panel Discussion

Biodiversity, Green Infrastructure and Climate Change: A Practitioners Perspective.
Register Here

Christine Callihoo, MSc, RPP, MCIP 

Sr. Community Climate Resilience/Adaptation Planner

Adjunct Professor, School of Resource and Environmental Management, Simon Fraser University

Christine is a Registered Professional Planner with 25 years of experience in a diverse range of planning areas, including asset management planning (with a specific focus upon natural assets), regional, land use and community planning, community safety planning, and community‐focused climate mitigation and adaptation (community resiliency) planning. Christine is an Adjunct Professor at Simon Fraser University in the Faculty of Environment. She has had the opportunity to work with all levels of government, with communities throughout western and northern Canada, First Nations, Métis, Inuit, and the private sector. Throughout her career, she has designed and facilitated a wide variety of engagement, facilitation and consultation programs with the intent to enable and support meaningful outcomes.

Tamsin Lyle is the Principal and founding engineer of Ebbwater Consulting and a well-known thought leader on flood management in Canada. She has been advocating for ecosystem-based flood risk reduction for more than 20 years.

 James Casey, Conservation Lead

Birds Studies Canada

On behalf of Birds Canada, James works at building support for conservation actions within the Fraser Estuary Important Bird and Biodiversity Area. Prior to joining Birds Canada, he earned a Master’s degree in International Environmental Policy with a focus on treaties related to transboundary watershed management at the University of Northern British Columbia. After graduating from UNBC, James worked with WWF-Canada on topics ranging from eelgrass and marine planning to hydropower and the Water Sustainability Act. This experience established a base of knowledge that he is now applying to the context of the Fraser Estuary. Most weekends, you’ll either find James birding, biking or tucked away in his woodshop.  

Dec
2
Wed
2020
Fanny Bay Salmon Enhancement Society Hatchery Work Parties
Dec 2 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Fanny Bay Salmon Enhancement Society Hatchery Work Parties

Contact JudyAckinclose for more information at ackinclose@shaw.ca

Dec
3
Thu
2020
Water Stewardship Symposium: Session 3International Year of the Salmon – Will Lightning Strike Twice? @ Online event paid registration required (see below)
Dec 3 all-day
Water Stewardship Symposium: Session 3International Year of the Salmon – Will Lightning Strike Twice? @ Online event paid registration required (see below)

In British Columbia, the iconic salmon is thecanary in the coal mine.

Did you know that the‘salmon crisis’ of the 1990s galvanized federal-provincial action, cross-bordercollaboration, and pioneer research? Will lightning strike twice and inspire anew generation of researchers, managers and conservationists to take the batonand collaborate?

For the first time in decades, the stars are in alignment. Our federal andprovincial governments have committed both money and time to the InternationalYear of the Salmon. The program has grown into an effort to ensure theresilience of both salmonand people.

The program is multi-year and represents a ‘once in a generation’ moment. Doesit give you hope to learn that this shows renewed interest, commitment andtimely re-engagement by senior governments?

With the International Year of the Salmon as a guiding vision, communitiescould build on what some have known since the 1980s and, in so doing, offsetthe neglect of past decades.    
For more information and to register click here

Morrison Streamkeepers AGM @ Online Zoom meeting register info below
Dec 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Morrison Streamkeepers AGM @ Online Zoom meeting register info below

Guest Speaker:
Comox Valley Land Trust Executive Director Tim Ennis will make a presentation on the 
Municipal Natural Assets Initiative and Morrison Creek Headwaters. 
Please register to get Zoom linke to meeting: jansgem@gmail  
www.morrisoncreek.org 

UPCOMING EVENTS THIS MONTH

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
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An Appreciation of Trees: Discussion Panel 2:00 pm
An Appreciation of Trees: Discussion Panel @ Online Webinar: Free registration link below
Nov 1 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
An Appreciation of Trees: Discussion Panel @ Online Webinar: Free registration link below
An Appreciation of Trees: Discussion Panel Sunday, November 1st, 2 – 4 pm PT  The Royal Commonwealth Society, Vancouver Island branch, is launching a 10-month initiative Trees for Life to highlight the role trees play in our lives, communities, and for the longevity of our planet.  Join Dr. John Innes, Sarah Abbott, and Frances Litman[...]
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BCWF Wetlands Education Workshop: Wetlands and Legal Frameworks 9:00 am
BCWF Wetlands Education Workshop: Wetlands and Legal Frameworks @ Free online webinar (see info below)
Nov 4 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
BCWF Wetlands Education Workshop: Wetlands and Legal Frameworks @ Free online webinar (see info below)
BCWF Wetlands Education Program Presents Wetland Institute Speaker Series BCWF’s Wetlands Education Program is proud to present the Wetland Institute Speaker Series! Join us for a series of free, weekly webinarson topics that will support wetland practitioners in conservation, restoration, and education around wetlands. Expert speakers and environmental professionals from across B.C. will be sharing their[...]
Fanny Bay Salmon Enhancement Society Hatchery Work Parties 9:00 am
Fanny Bay Salmon Enhancement Society Hatchery Work Parties
Nov 4 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Fanny Bay Salmon Enhancement Society Hatchery Work Parties
Contact JudyAckinclose for more information at ackinclose@shaw.ca
5
Lazo Groundwater Webinar, hosted by CVRD 4:30 pm
Lazo Groundwater Webinar, hosted by CVRD
Nov 5 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Lazo Groundwater Webinar, hosted by CVRD
JOIN US: A webinar for Lazo Area residents to obtain more informationabout groundwater investigations in the area and how this work is informing theplanning and design of conveyance options for the Liquid Waste Management Plan.Click the link below to register:https://www.comoxvalleyrd.ca/connect/events/community-webinar-lazo-area-groundwater    
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Fanny Bay Salmon Enhancement Society Hatchery Work Parties 10:00 am
Fanny Bay Salmon Enhancement Society Hatchery Work Parties
Nov 7 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Fanny Bay Salmon Enhancement Society Hatchery Work Parties
Contact JudyAckinclose for more information at ackinclose@shaw.ca
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11
Fanny Bay Salmon Enhancement Society Hatchery Work Parties 9:00 am
Fanny Bay Salmon Enhancement Society Hatchery Work Parties
Nov 11 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Fanny Bay Salmon Enhancement Society Hatchery Work Parties
Contact JudyAckinclose for more information at ackinclose@shaw.ca
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14
Fanny Bay Salmon Enhancement Society Hatchery Work Parties 10:00 am
Fanny Bay Salmon Enhancement Society Hatchery Work Parties
Nov 14 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Fanny Bay Salmon Enhancement Society Hatchery Work Parties
Contact JudyAckinclose for more information at ackinclose@shaw.ca
15
Salmon Nation: Festival of What Works
Salmon Nation: Festival of What Works @ Online Free festival. Register below
Nov 15 – Nov 22 all-day
Salmon Nation: Festival of What Works @ Online Free festival. Register below
Join in for a week of free discussions, workshops, film screenings and panels discussing “what works” in our bioregion—from Alaska to California, and everywhere between.Discover practical, replicable ideas at the leading edge of education, economic development, social activism, health, healing, food production, media making, the arts and environmentalism.Speakers and performers include: Wade Davis, Portugal.The Man, Chief[...]
16
Silent Auction Project Watershed Fundraiser
Silent Auction Project Watershed Fundraiser @ Online see info below
Nov 16 – Nov 28 all-day
Silent Auction Project Watershed Fundraiser @ Online see info below
1) Silent Auction Project Watershed and representatives from the K’ómoks First Nationhave collected a variety of goods and services for our November 2020 SilentAuction. This will support the purchase and restoration of the former Field’sSawmill site. The Online Silent Auction goes starts on November 16th, 2020 at12 pm and will continue through to November 28,[...]
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18
BCWF Wetlands Education Workshop: Cultural Value of Wetlands and Archaeological Assessments 9:00 am
BCWF Wetlands Education Workshop: Cultural Value of Wetlands and Archaeological Assessments @ Free online webinar (see info below)
Nov 18 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
BCWF Wetlands Education Workshop: Cultural Value of Wetlands and Archaeological Assessments @ Free online webinar (see info below)
BCWFWetlands Education Program Presents Wetland Institute Speaker Series BCWF’s Wetlands EducationProgram is proud to present the Wetland Institute Speaker Series! Join us for a series of free, weekly webinarson topics that will support wetland practitioners in conservation, restoration,and education around wetlands. Expert speakers and environmental professionalsfrom across B.C. will be sharing their knowledge and experience in[...]
Fanny Bay Salmon Enhancement Society Hatchery Work Parties 9:00 am
Fanny Bay Salmon Enhancement Society Hatchery Work Parties
Nov 18 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Fanny Bay Salmon Enhancement Society Hatchery Work Parties
Contact JudyAckinclose for more information at ackinclose@shaw.ca
Treaty Negotiations and Ecosystem Restoration: Free Webinar 11:00 am
Treaty Negotiations and Ecosystem Restoration: Free Webinar @ Free Webinar (see below)
Nov 18 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Treaty Negotiations and Ecosystem Restoration: Free Webinar @ Free Webinar (see below)
Learn from members of one of Canada’s leading treaty negotiation teams and a citizen-led coalition on how their initiatives can lead to the restoration of ecosystem health in the Columbia Basin, British Columbia. Click here for more information.Click her for free registration
19
Water Stewardship Symposium: Session BC’s Climate Reality, Inter-Regional Collaboration & Actionable Visions 10:00 am
Water Stewardship Symposium: Session BC’s Climate Reality, Inter-Regional Collaboration & Actionable Visions @ Online virtual event (paid registration required see below)
Nov 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Water Stewardship Symposium: Session BC's Climate Reality, Inter-Regional Collaboration & Actionable Visions @ Online virtual event (paid registration required see below)
THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT TEAM: Julie Pisani(Nanaimo region), Jody Watson (Capital Region), Kate Miller (Cowichan Valley),and the duo of Darry Monteith & Zoe Norcross-Nu’u (Comox Valley)What happens on the landmatters to water bodies!Water-centric programs inthe Nanaimo, Cowichan Valley, Comox Valley, and Capital regions are foundationpieces for restoring the water balance in an altered landscape. Sharing andlearning[...]
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21
Fanny Bay Salmon Enhancement Society Hatchery Work Parties 10:00 am
Fanny Bay Salmon Enhancement Society Hatchery Work Parties
Nov 21 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Fanny Bay Salmon Enhancement Society Hatchery Work Parties
Contact JudyAckinclose for more information at ackinclose@shaw.ca
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25
Fanny Bay Salmon Enhancement Society Hatchery Work Parties 9:00 am
Fanny Bay Salmon Enhancement Society Hatchery Work Parties
Nov 25 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Fanny Bay Salmon Enhancement Society Hatchery Work Parties
Contact JudyAckinclose for more information at ackinclose@shaw.ca
Climate and Artists Series: Where do we go from here? 11:00 am
Climate and Artists Series: Where do we go from here?
Nov 25 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Climate and Artists Series: Where do we go from here?
Creatively United: Climate and Artist Series.Where do we go from here? A review of the lessons learned and key transformational moments of the fall series from a variety of perspectives, including that of youth climate leaders. Click here to RegisterPresentersKatia BannisterKatia Bannister is a youth climate activist and community organizer. She lives on Thetis Island, on[...]
Fracking BC: Report From the People Part 1 12:00 pm
Fracking BC: Report From the People Part 1 @ Free online webinar Series. Register below
Nov 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Fracking BC: Report From the People Part 1 @ Free online webinar Series. Register below
A two-part series where activists, experts, and voices-on-the-ground discuss the impacts of the fracking industry in BC. Join Maude Barlow, Eoin Finn, Mitchell Beer, Dr. Melissa Lem, and others to learn about the impacts of the fracking industry in British Columbia. Panelists will discuss the potential BC LNG export industry, and impacts of the current current[...]
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Water Stewardship Symposium: Session 2 Natural Assets as Ecological Systems and Services 10:00 am
Water Stewardship Symposium: Session 2 Natural Assets as Ecological Systems and Services @ On line event. Paid registration required (see below)
Nov 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Water Stewardship Symposium: Session 2 Natural Assets as Ecological Systems and Services @ On line event. Paid registration required (see below)
Natural assets support the delivery of corelocal government services, while doing so much more.Two programs – MNAI, theMunicipal Natural Assets Initiative; and EAP, the Ecological Accounting Process– are facilitating the move from awareness to action that accounts forecological systems and services. What do you know about the EAP and MNAImissions? Do you wonder whether they[...]
27
Film: Under the Ice
Film: Under the Ice
Nov 27 – Nov 29 all-day
Film: Under the Ice
Swimwith polar bears and whales in the arctic! Or watch from the comfort of yourhome as the experts do it in the beautiful film Under Thin Ice (88min).World Community’s onlinefilm series continues all weekend from Friday Nov. 27 through Sunday Nov. 29. Under Thin Ice follows extreme divers andcinematographers—Jill Heinerth and Mario Cyr—on a daring[...]
28
Fanny Bay Salmon Enhancement Society Hatchery Work Parties 10:00 am
Fanny Bay Salmon Enhancement Society Hatchery Work Parties
Nov 28 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Fanny Bay Salmon Enhancement Society Hatchery Work Parties
Contact JudyAckinclose for more information at ackinclose@shaw.ca
Project Watershed Reverse Telethon 1:00 pm
Project Watershed Reverse Telethon @ Volunteer opportunity see info below
Nov 28 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Project Watershed Reverse Telethon @ Volunteer opportunity see info below
Reverse telethon Instead of waiting for people tocall Project Watershed, we are working with our network of supporters to callthem. Calls will go out on November 28th between 1 pm and 4 pm. (If this timingdoes not work for you but you do want to take part in this event, let usknow). There will be tiered rewards[...]
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Nov
16
Mon
2020
Silent Auction Project Watershed Fundraiser @ Online see info below
Nov 16 – Nov 28 all-day
Silent Auction Project Watershed Fundraiser @ Online see info below

1) Silent Auction

Project Watershed and representatives from the K’ómoks First Nationhave collected a variety of goods and services for our November 2020 SilentAuction. This will support the purchase and restoration of the former Field’sSawmill site. The Online Silent Auction goes starts on November 16th, 2020 at12 pm and will continue through to November 28, 2020 at 3pm.The silent auctionwill be run entirely online – so you can purchase gifts and items from thecomfort of your home!

Link – https://www.32auctions.com/ProjectWatershed2020

Nov
27
Fri
2020
Film: Under the Ice
Nov 27 – Nov 29 all-day
Film: Under the Ice

Swimwith polar bears and whales in the arctic! Or watch from the comfort of yourhome as the experts do it in the beautiful film Under Thin Ice (88min).
World Community’s onlinefilm series continues all weekend from Friday Nov. 27 through Sunday Nov. 29.

Under Thin Ice follows extreme divers andcinematographers—Jill Heinerth and Mario Cyr—on a daring Arctic expedition tosee how wildlife is adjusting to changes in their habitat as a result of globalwarming. But things don’t go exactly as expected, and as the duo travel insearch of animals, they experience first-hand the repercussions of rapidclimate change.

Documenting their journey in stunning 4K as they migrate from Canada’s Arcticto Greenland and back, the breathtaking adventure begins on the breaking icefloes of Nunavut where Jill and Mario join belugas and narwhals on a spectaculardive in the open ocean. It’s a passionate and awe-inspiring testament to thesplendour of wildlife at risk.
 

CLICK HERE toWatch the Trailer and Purchase Tickets ($8 or $5 for low income)
For more information: Ed (250-897-0525)

Nov
28
Sat
2020
Fanny Bay Salmon Enhancement Society Hatchery Work Parties
Nov 28 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Fanny Bay Salmon Enhancement Society Hatchery Work Parties

Contact JudyAckinclose for more information at ackinclose@shaw.ca

Project Watershed Reverse Telethon @ Volunteer opportunity see info below
Nov 28 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Project Watershed Reverse Telethon @ Volunteer opportunity see info below

Reverse telethon 

Instead of waiting for people tocall Project Watershed, we are working with our network of supporters to callthem. Calls will go out on November 28th between 1 pm and 4 pm. (If this timingdoes not work for you but you do want to take part in this event, let usknow). 

There will be tiered rewards forCall Reps who reach predefined fundraising thresholds. Call Reps will work in1-hour shifts calling 10 or more people from a pre-made call list that theycompile. We will connect with all callers prior to their shift and have asupport team available through out the event. Call Reps will be able to callfrom the comfort of their own home.CallReps are the most important component of this fundraiser please sign up now andjoin us in unpaving paradise!

To sign up to be a Call Rep email support@kuskussum.ca

If you have any questions, pleaselet me know,

Alison Lawrence

Project Watershed Volunteer

250-218-1914