FATHER CHARLES BRANDT OYSTER RIVER HERMITAGE Father Charles Brandt (1927 – 2020) was a well-known spiritual and environmental leader in the Comox Valley. In 2019, he chose to protect his 11-hectare property along the banks of the Oyster River with a conservation covenant held by the CVLT. With his passing,
CUMBERLAND COMMUNITY FOREST CVLT has been involved in protecting parcels of sensitive land in the Cumberland Community Forest since 2005 and we have worked hand-in-hand with the Cumberland Community Forest Society, the Village of Cumberland, and the Comox Valley Regional District on these important acquisitions. Our first covenant here was in
If your property is ecologically significant and you want to see it protected in perpetuity, please contact us. CVLT currently protects five ecologically significant private residential properties with conservation covenants throughout the Valley. Read More
In 2016 the owners of the property donated the land to the CVLT who has in turn leased it to the CVRD as a public park. The property protects important fish habitats, riparian areas, and mature forests, which contribute to the health of the greater Tsolum River ecosystem.
The McLoughlin Gardens drought resistant flora was designed to blend in with the native ecosystems of the northern Strait of Georgia. The property was donated to the CVRD as parkland with a conservation covenant held by the CVLT.