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 ForestKera McHugh2021-07-02T13:06:43-07:00
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
qax mot Conservation AreaJill Lunde2022-10-26T23:31:47-07:00
The headwaters of Morrison Creek are a top-priority for conservation in the Comox Valley. The expansive, undeveloped wilderness oasis provides habitat for an extraordinary diversity of wildlife.
Private Conservation Covenantscvlt_admin2021-01-06T21:31:11-08:00
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
Tsolum River Commonscvlt_admin2021-07-02T13:29:09-07:00
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.
Brian & Sarah McLoughlin Parkcvlt_admin2021-07-02T13:25:38-07:00
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.
Hurford Hill Nature Parkcvlt_admin2021-07-02T13:20:34-07:00
This 10.7-hectare park is home to many native plant and animal species, provides a critical link along the Valley View Greenway, and protects important salmon spawning and rearing habitats in Glen Urquhart Creek.
Ruth Masters Greenwaycvlt_admin2021-07-02T13:23:35-07:00
This 5.9-hectare park protects important mature forest and riparian (streamside) communities along the Puntledge River which act as an important habitat area and movement corridor for wildlife.
The park protects a second growth forest bisected by Finlay Creek (a tributary to Portuguese Creek) and is notable for its numerous natural springs and marshes.
The CVLT, The Cumberland Community Forest Society, the Village of Cumberland and The Land Conservancy of BC have partnered to protect over 90 hectares of beautiful forested land surrounding the Village of Cumberland.