Month: September 2019

Sep 30 2019

Our thanks to Cowichan Tribes and the Cowichan Stewardship Round Table

In my experience, the Cowichan Stewardship Round Table is a wonderful example of the term “brain trust”. But don’t take my word for it; I encourage you to come to their monthly meetings on the third Thursday of the month (with the sometimes exception of July and August) from 9 am to 12 noon at…

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Sep 24 2019

The Cowichan River: loving and logging it to death

September 28 is River Day. The Cowichan River needs our help. Please read and share this article. Article and photography by: Stephen Hume – September 6 Focus on Victoria Read the Full Article Here Excerpt: The logic of a watershed, including development and forestry’s role in its demise, is playing out sadly in the Cowichan…

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Sep 12 2019

UBO Remembered – in 1955.

From “UBO Remembered”, a history of our community from the early 1900’s onward, this picture of a slide in 1955. Of the over 400 slides that have occurred in 70 years as documented in the CVRD’s Geo-Hazard Report, this was truly a devastating one. Those who think slides were “mischaracterized” or that the report would…

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Sep 3 2019

Quw’utsun Cowichan Heritage River Day Celebration

We will have a table at this event! So excited to be a part of this celebration. Quw’utsun Cowichan Heritage River Day Celebration Saturday, September 28th, 2019 from 10:00am – 3:00pm Gather at 222 Cowichan Way, old VIU site near Superstore in Duncan. A short walk to a river site on Cowichan Tribes’ land. Free…

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Sep 2 2019

Patagioenas Fasciata

Dave sent a few pictures to me. The one on the left is a picture of a banded tail pigeon. “The Band-tailed Pigeon (Patagioenas fasciata) is similar to the familiar Rock Pigeon (Columba livia), but has a faster, more direct flight, white crescent on the back of the head, and a dark tail with a…

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Sep 1 2019

Global Climate Strike – 20-27, 2019

This is not a drill. The climate emergency is already here. Please stand with the young strikers as they fight for their future and the future of our planet! JOIN US IN FIGHTING FOR OUR FUTURE It’s going to take all of us to end the age of fossil fuels and solve the climate crisis.…

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