September 10, 2012
coalition looking for help planting trees this fall
Released by Rachel Drennan, FVWC/Voice
is just around the corner, and that means FVWC tree planting events
are coming up.
Below is a schedule of some of the events planned. Please share
widely with your networks, as we can’t complete these projects
without lots of volunteers!
Sept 14-15th –
Chilqua Slough planting (37323 Hawkins Pickle Rd. Dewdney BC V0M
1H0). Please park on the shoulder of the road, by this address. Look
for our tree planting sign. Watch for traffic as this can be a busy
road. The planting site is quite wet, bring chest waders if you have
Oct 19-20th – Young road planting. (Chilliwack) On the corner
of Chilliwack River road road and Luckakuck (photo of where to park
attached) this is a very busy road and make sure you park well off
the road. We will be trying some new techniques at this site, so if
you are interested in restoration come check it out!
October 27th – 48181 Yale Rd. planting. (Chilliwack) Look for
our tree planting sign. (Parking is limited here, please try to
carpool if possible)
All tree planting events will start at 10 am. Shovels and lunch will
be provided, please bring gloves, rubber boots and rain gear.
We will have more events later in the fall. Stay tuned for more
Our next meeting will
Date: Thursday October 4th 2012
Time: 7 pm
Place: Agassiz ( exact location to come)
We are very pleased to have Dr. Lenore Newman, Canada Research Chair
in Food Security and Environment at UFV, speak to us about evolving
climatic conditions, and the challenges and opportunities they pose
From a Cold Country: Climate Adaptation and Canadian Culinary
Canada is experiencing a
marked change in climatic conditions, and this poses interesting
challenges for a people deeply invested in the concept of
winter. These changes are particularly critical to our culinary
identity; iconic food products such as maple syrup, Alberta beef,
and BC salmon are particularly sensitive to changing conditions.
Ever innovative, farmers in British Columbia are experimenting with
artichokes, and even citrus and olives. Is the future of Canadian
Cuisine frost free?
Everyone is welcome, and light refreshments will be provided. See
If you have any questions or comments feel free to contact Rachel
Drennan, Outreach Coordinator, Fraser Valley Watersheds Coalition by
e-mail here or mail to:
Fraser Valley Watersheds
c/o Fraser Valley Regional
45950 Cheam Ave.
For more information about the Fraser Valley Watershed Coalition,
visit www.fvwc.ca. Connect on
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