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EVENTS HAPPENING THIS WEEK

Oct
1
Thu
2020
Virtual Perseverance Trail Run 2020- Cumberland Forest Society @ Virtual Event get info and registration info below
Oct 1 – Oct 25 all-day
Virtual Perseverance Trail Run 2020- Cumberland Forest Society @ Virtual Event get info and registration info below

Perseverance Trail Run 2020:
This year, the amazing crew at ELM are expanding our fundraising adventure to include the entire month and the entire world is invited to participate, in the 2020 Virtual Perseverance Trail Run! The goal of this years event is once again to raise funds for the Cumberland Community Forest Society (yay!), promote community connection, physical activity and nature conservation.
Here are a few things we are looking forward to this year:

  • This year the race invites local runners to run the Perseverance 11.5k or 3k courses on their own or with their family members between Oct 1-Oct 25th. Folks are encouraged to challenge themselves and friends to beat your time (and your friends;) using our virtual race segment all month long!
  • We are also going to open a non-local category and you can invite your friends and family to participate and show their support for the Cumberland Forest, from anywhere in the world!
  • Registration will be by donation and awards will be given to the top King, Queen, Princess and Prince of the Fundraising Forest this year!
  • We will have a series of interactive virtual challenges to connect and motivate and inspire you, our Forest Friends, all month long!

We look forward to Persevering with you all, virtually, this year!
REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN: https://www.perseverancetrailrun.com/

Oct
28
Wed
2020
BCWF Wetlands Education Workshop: Wetland Monitoring and Maintenance @ Free online webinar (see info below)
Oct 28 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
BCWF Wetlands Education Workshop: Wetland Monitoring and Maintenance @ 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 webinars

on 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 knowledge and experience in working with wetlands. This workshop turned seminar speaker series is offered only once a year and has limited seats.

Click here for Info and free registration for the Wetland Monitoring and Maintenance Workshop

Forests and Nature – Creative Solutions for a New World: webinar
Oct 28 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Forests and Nature - Creative Solutions for a New World: webinar

The Wildwood/Ecoforest Institute Society team will expand on their approach to nature-based forestry and how it, not only protects and restores ecosystem health, but can increase employment and community engagement. This webinar comes at a critical time for the forest management in British Columbia where protecting old growth is such a critical issue.  
For more information for this free webinar go to: https://creativelyunited.org/event/forests-and-nature/  

Registration Link

Oct
29
Thu
2020
The Promise, Potential and Pitfalls of Site-Specific Land Regulation: Developmnet Permit Areas for Protection of the Natural Environment (EDPAs) @ Free virtual Event (register below)
Oct 29 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
The Promise, Potential and Pitfalls of Site-Specific Land Regulation: Developmnet Permit Areas for Protection of the Natural Environment (EDPAs) @ Free virtual Event (register below)

Do you work with local government as staff, a stewardship group, or as partners in protection of the natural environment? Are you an elected councilor or director? This workshop is for you!
Join our conversation with experts Deborah Curran (University of Victoria, Environmental Law Centre) and Erin Gray (Arbutus Law Group LLP).
The conversation will explore how Development Permit Areas for Protection of the Natural Environment (EDPAs) can provide specific standards to support our decision-makers to further prioritize and protect ecologically sensitive areas in our current climate crisis.
Our presenters will share knowledge and local examples, as well as offer an opportunity for questions and answers.
Register Here
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Nov
4
Wed
2020
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 webinars

on 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 knowledge and experience in working with wetlands. This workshop turned seminar speaker series is offered only once a year and has limited seats.

Click here for Info and free registration for the Wetlands and Legal Frameworks Workshop

Nov
18
Wed
2020
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 webinars

on 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 working withwetlands. This workshop turned seminar speaker series is offered only once a year and has limitedseats.

Click here for Info and free registration for the Cultural Value of Wetlands and Archeological Assessments workshop.

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.
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Nov
19
Thu
2020
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 from each other helps program managers adapt concepts and approachesto local context.

Are you aware of program scope, scale and interplay? Do you wonder whether andhow each is making a difference?

When you think about BC’s new climate reality, do you wonder what regionalgovernments can realistically do to respond to the challenge?

An actionable vision is driven by the line items that comprise each localgovernment’s annual budget.    

Registration Fee includes all three sessions: $30 NGO’s $50 All others
Click For more info and to Register here

UPCOMING EVENTS THIS MONTH

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Cumberland Fungus Fest – Cumberland Forest Society Event
Cumberland Fungus Fest – Cumberland Forest Society Event
Oct 1 – Oct 4 all-day
Cumberland Fungus Fest - Cumberland Forest Society Event
Join us for this truly interdisciplinary 4 day celebration of ‘shrooms (with very special guests – slime molds!). Webinars and virtual science pub, art projects, fungus art market, music events, films and much more! In the Village or from afar. Presenters include mycologist  Dr. Andy MacKinnon, herbalist Yarrow Willard, mycologist Shannon Berch, naturalist Dawn Copeman[...]
Virtual Perseverance Trail Run 2020- Cumberland Forest Society
Virtual Perseverance Trail Run 2020- Cumberland Forest Society @ Virtual Event get info and registration info below
Oct 1 – Oct 25 all-day
Virtual Perseverance Trail Run 2020- Cumberland Forest Society @ Virtual Event get info and registration info below
Perseverance Trail Run 2020:This year, the amazing crew at ELM are expanding our fundraising adventure to include the entire month and the entire world is invited to participate, in the 2020 Virtual Perseverance Trail Run! The goal of this years event is once again to raise funds for the Cumberland Community Forest Society (yay!), promote[...]
BCWF Wetlands Education Workshop: Impoundment Decommissionaing – A Case Study 10:00 am
BCWF Wetlands Education Workshop: Impoundment Decommissionaing – A Case Study @ Free online webinar (see info below)
Oct 1 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
BCWF Wetlands Education Workshop: Impoundment Decommissionaing - A Case Study @ 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[...]
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BC Drawdown and Countdown to Change: Webinar 11:00 am
BC Drawdown and Countdown to Change: Webinar @ Register Online (see below)
Oct 7 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
BC Drawdown and Countdown to Change: Webinar @ Register Online (see below)
Meet leaders from a number of community groups with solutions for how individuals can make a difference. This exciting webinar will demonstrate how by acting together we can make a significant contribution to dealing with the climate crisis.  For information go to: https://creativelyunited.org/event/bc-drawdown-and-countdown-to-change/ To register: registration link
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State of the World’s Plants and Fungi Virtual Symposium 9:00 pm
State of the World’s Plants and Fungi Virtual Symposium
Oct 13 @ 9:00 pm – Oct 15 @ 2:00 am
State of the World's Plants and Fungi Virtual Symposium
In collaboration with international researchers, the Royal Botanical Gardens (United Kingdom) have just published the very first State of the World’s report that combines both plants and fungi. The report takes a deep dive into how we currently use plants and fungi, what we are missing and what we risk losing. This online symposium brings together experts to discuss findings presented in the report and[...]
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BCWF Wetlands Education Workshop: Wetland Mapping (QGIS & TEM) 9:00 am
BCWF Wetlands Education Workshop: Wetland Mapping (QGIS & TEM) @ Free online webinar (see info below)
Oct 14 @ 9:00 am – Oct 15 @ 5:00 pm
BCWF Wetlands Education Workshop: Wetland Mapping (QGIS & TEM) @ 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[...]
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Film: The Great Disconnect 6:00 pm
Film: The Great Disconnect
Oct 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Film: The Great Disconnect
Our film series continues online with TheGreat Disconnect (one hour), available to stream at home Tuesday October 20thbeginning at 6 pm and continuing to be available through midnight on WednesdayOctober 21. Tickets are $8 per household (or $5 for subsidized tickets)and may be booked in advance via this link: https://xerb.tv/channel/worldcommunityca/virtual-eventsEven before Covid 19emerged, many people were isolating from[...]
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BCWF Wetlands Education Workshop: Wetlands as Eco-Assets 9:00 am
BCWF Wetlands Education Workshop: Wetlands as Eco-Assets @ Free online webinar (see info below)
Oct 21 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
BCWF Wetlands Education Workshop: Wetlands as Eco-Assets @ 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[...]
Climate Change, Collaboration and Landscape Restoration 7:00 pm
Climate Change, Collaboration and Landscape Restoration @ Online Webinar (register below)
Oct 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Climate Change, Collaboration and Landscape Restoration @ Online Webinar (register below)
Stitching Together Altered Landscapes: Local conservation action (Comox Valley) from mountain to ocean floor. This is the kick off event for the 3 day online conference. Join us for an engaging webinar highlighting the power of collaboration between local government, environmental organizations, First Nations, elected leaders and industry. This collaboration is essential to mobilize and[...]
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CLIMATE CHANGE, COLLABORATION AND LANDSCAPE RESTORATION: Online Conference 9:00 am
CLIMATE CHANGE, COLLABORATION AND LANDSCAPE RESTORATION: Online Conference @ Free Online Webinar (register below)
Oct 22 @ 9:00 am – Oct 23 @ 12:00 pm
CLIMATE CHANGE, COLLABORATION AND LANDSCAPE RESTORATION: Online Conference @ Free Online Webinar (register below)
Climate Change, Collaboration and Landscape Restoration Conference.Join us for an engaging 3 part webinar highlighting the power of collaboration between local government, environmental organizations, First Nations, elected leaders and industry. This collaboration is essential to mobilize and respond effectively to the impacts of climate change. Learn about exciting projects and initiatives that are reconnecting ecology[...]
Big Oil’s Big Reckoning: Webinar 12:00 pm
Big Oil’s Big Reckoning: Webinar @ Free Online Webinar hosted by Environmental Defence Canada
Oct 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Big Oil's Big Reckoning: Webinar @ Free Online Webinar hosted by Environmental Defence Canada
The ReIGNITE Talks is a webinar series that’s re-thinking and re-imagining our planet. Join us each month, as Environmental Defence aims to make sense of the world from an environmental perspective. We’ll hear from thought-leaders and change-makers on topics ranging from pollution, to health, to climate change – all while finding real-world solutions towards a sustainable future.Join[...]
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BCWF Wetlands Education Workshop: Wetland Monitoring and Maintenance 9:00 am
BCWF Wetlands Education Workshop: Wetland Monitoring and Maintenance @ Free online webinar (see info below)
Oct 28 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
BCWF Wetlands Education Workshop: Wetland Monitoring and Maintenance @ 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[...]
Forests and Nature – Creative Solutions for a New World: webinar 11:00 am
Forests and Nature – Creative Solutions for a New World: webinar
Oct 28 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Forests and Nature - Creative Solutions for a New World: webinar
The Wildwood/Ecoforest Institute Society team will expand on their approach to nature-based forestry and how it, not only protects and restores ecosystem health, but can increase employment and community engagement. This webinar comes at a critical time for the forest management in British Columbia where protecting old growth is such a critical issue.  For more information[...]
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The Promise, Potential and Pitfalls of Site-Specific Land Regulation: Developmnet Permit Areas for Protection of the Natural Environment (EDPAs) 12:00 pm
The Promise, Potential and Pitfalls of Site-Specific Land Regulation: Developmnet Permit Areas for Protection of the Natural Environment (EDPAs) @ Free virtual Event (register below)
Oct 29 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
The Promise, Potential and Pitfalls of Site-Specific Land Regulation: Developmnet Permit Areas for Protection of the Natural Environment (EDPAs) @ Free virtual Event (register below)
Do you work with local government as staff, a stewardship group, or as partners in protection of the natural environment? Are you an elected councilor or director? This workshop is for you!Join our conversation with experts Deborah Curran (University of Victoria, Environmental Law Centre) and Erin Gray (Arbutus Law Group LLP).The conversation will explore how[...]
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Oct
1
Thu
2020
Virtual Perseverance Trail Run 2020- Cumberland Forest Society @ Virtual Event get info and registration info below
Oct 1 – Oct 25 all-day
Virtual Perseverance Trail Run 2020- Cumberland Forest Society @ Virtual Event get info and registration info below

Perseverance Trail Run 2020:
This year, the amazing crew at ELM are expanding our fundraising adventure to include the entire month and the entire world is invited to participate, in the 2020 Virtual Perseverance Trail Run! The goal of this years event is once again to raise funds for the Cumberland Community Forest Society (yay!), promote community connection, physical activity and nature conservation.
Here are a few things we are looking forward to this year:

  • This year the race invites local runners to run the Perseverance 11.5k or 3k courses on their own or with their family members between Oct 1-Oct 25th. Folks are encouraged to challenge themselves and friends to beat your time (and your friends;) using our virtual race segment all month long!
  • We are also going to open a non-local category and you can invite your friends and family to participate and show their support for the Cumberland Forest, from anywhere in the world!
  • Registration will be by donation and awards will be given to the top King, Queen, Princess and Prince of the Fundraising Forest this year!
  • We will have a series of interactive virtual challenges to connect and motivate and inspire you, our Forest Friends, all month long!

We look forward to Persevering with you all, virtually, this year!
REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN: https://www.perseverancetrailrun.com/

Oct
28
Wed
2020
BCWF Wetlands Education Workshop: Wetland Monitoring and Maintenance @ Free online webinar (see info below)
Oct 28 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
BCWF Wetlands Education Workshop: Wetland Monitoring and Maintenance @ 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 webinars

on 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 knowledge and experience in working with wetlands. This workshop turned seminar speaker series is offered only once a year and has limited seats.

Click here for Info and free registration for the Wetland Monitoring and Maintenance Workshop

Forests and Nature – Creative Solutions for a New World: webinar
Oct 28 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Forests and Nature - Creative Solutions for a New World: webinar

The Wildwood/Ecoforest Institute Society team will expand on their approach to nature-based forestry and how it, not only protects and restores ecosystem health, but can increase employment and community engagement. This webinar comes at a critical time for the forest management in British Columbia where protecting old growth is such a critical issue.  
For more information for this free webinar go to: https://creativelyunited.org/event/forests-and-nature/  

Registration Link

Oct
29
Thu
2020
The Promise, Potential and Pitfalls of Site-Specific Land Regulation: Developmnet Permit Areas for Protection of the Natural Environment (EDPAs) @ Free virtual Event (register below)
Oct 29 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
The Promise, Potential and Pitfalls of Site-Specific Land Regulation: Developmnet Permit Areas for Protection of the Natural Environment (EDPAs) @ Free virtual Event (register below)

Do you work with local government as staff, a stewardship group, or as partners in protection of the natural environment? Are you an elected councilor or director? This workshop is for you!
Join our conversation with experts Deborah Curran (University of Victoria, Environmental Law Centre) and Erin Gray (Arbutus Law Group LLP).
The conversation will explore how Development Permit Areas for Protection of the Natural Environment (EDPAs) can provide specific standards to support our decision-makers to further prioritize and protect ecologically sensitive areas in our current climate crisis.
Our presenters will share knowledge and local examples, as well as offer an opportunity for questions and answers.
Register Here
FB event info