Official blog of the Land Trust Alliance of BC
Land Trust Photo of the Day! Another shot from Pine Butte Ranch in the East Kootenays. Only 1.2 percent of grasslands in BC are protected, yet they are home to over 50 species at risk, including the American Badger, Long-billed Curlew, Lewis Woodpecker and Flammulated OwlContinue reading
We asked why people should support land trusts and why they are important and received the following responses. Watch what people think, and let us know why you think land trusts are important. Post your response in the comments section or on our Facebook page here and be entered to win a copy of Islands in the Salish Sea.Continue reading
Here at the Land Trust Alliance of BC, we are very thankful for all the support we receive from the community and very proud of the amazing work our member land trusts accomplish throughout BC. To highlight their efforts, we have decided to post a new photo each day of a protected area in BC. We want to showcase the special places in BC they are working so hard to protect, which wouldn't be possible without the support of so many generous people throughout the province.
To get caught up, here are the first two photos of the series. Make sure to click on the photos for a large version.Continue reading
LTABC presents an exclusive webinar with Matt Fairbarns on Species at Risk. Stay tuned for upcoming webinars!
Universities throughout British Columbia are doing a great deal to promote and advance sustainability both on and off campus. The following are a few of the many programs and initiatives taking place here in BC.Continue reading
Apps for iPhones, iPads, Blackberries and other devices are a great way to stay connected and take advantage of the abundance of new technology available at our fingertips. Some of these apps have a green twist to them and can help to make a difference in the environment around us. One of these apps is eFuel and it can help you to reduce fuel consumption by calculating and tracking fuel efficiency.Continue reading
The Land Trust Alliance of BC is getting ready for summer and updating their blog! Stay tuned for new posts and articles about the LTABC, environmental news, photos, contests, giveaways, and much more!
Make sure to check out the LTABC at Market Square Farmer's Market again this Wednesday. There will be an information booth set up and special deals on memberships will be available.Continue reading
The Alliance will have an info booth every Wednesday this summer from 12 noon to 5 pm at Market Square!Continue reading
The Land Trust Alliance of BC is pleased to announce the following award recipients for 2012:
Program (non-land): Habitat Acquisition Trust for Conservation Connection
Donor: TLC's Trevor Goward
Friend of Land Trusts: Real Estate Foundation of British Columbia
Congratulations to our recipients wo were honoured at a dinner in Cowichan Bay on May 4.Continue reading