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10
Jul

Photo of the Day July 10th

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These tall trees are part of 60 acres of protected old-growth forest near Osoyoos.

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09
Jul

Photo of the Day July 9th

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Our natural heritage extends from land to sea and it is important that we work together to protect both for future generations.
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06
Jul

Photo of the Day July 6th

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Protected lands in the Comox Valley.

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05
Jul

Photo of the Day July 5th

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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 Owl

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04
Jul

July E-News

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Our July E-News is up!  Follow the link below to get the latest from the Land Trust Alliance of BC.

July E-News

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04
Jul

Photo of the Day July 4th

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Taken in Burgoyne Bay on Salt Spring Island, the 2300 acres protected are a great example of successful collaboration between land trusts, community groups and governments to achieve conservation goals.

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03
Jul

Why Are Land Trusts Important To You?

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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. 

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03
Jul

Photo of the Day July 3rd

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A close-up of an arbutus tree and its berries from a protected area on Salt Spring Island.

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02
Jul

Photo of the Day July 2nd

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Photo of the Day! A restored salmon-rearing channel in the Comox Valley.  6.5 acres of this land are protected by a conservation covenant!
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30
Jun

Photo of the Day June 30th

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A great shot of protected oak trees on Salt Spring Island. 
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29
Jun

Photo of the Day June 29th

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Photo of the Day. Restored wetlands in the Oakanagan where there are many endangered ecosystems.

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28
Jun

Land Trust Photos of the Day

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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. 

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25
Jun

LTABC Presents Species at Risk with Matt Fairbarns

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LTABC presents an exclusive webinar with Matt Fairbarns on Species at Risk.  Stay tuned for upcoming webinars! 

 

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07
Jun

June E-News

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Our June E-News is up!  Follow the link below to get the latest from the Land Trust Alliance of BC.

June E-News

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05
Jun

Three Sustainability Projects Making a Difference in BC Universities

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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.

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31
May

Eco-App of the Day

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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. 

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29
May

LTABC Gearing Up For Summer!

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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. 

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15
May

LTABC at Market Square Farmer's Market this summer!

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The Alliance will have an info booth every Wednesday this summer from 12 noon to 5 pm at Market Square!

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14
May

2012 Award Winners Announced

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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.

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27
Feb

Spring 2012 Seminar Series

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The Spring 2012 Seminar Series will take place May 3-5 in Cowichan Bay, BC. Register by March 30 for early bird rates as low as $179!

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