Remembering Brent Gurd

  • Friday, 26 October 2018
Brent Gurd
The Canadian conservation community recently lost a vibrant champion with the passing of Brent Gurd. Brent was a talented and passionate biologist, and his contributions to the preservation of wild places in BC are a fitting legacy. Born in Toronto, Brent completed his Bachelor of Science and Master’s Degrees in biology at the University of […]
Bat Week 2018 Flyer
Guest post courtesy of the BC Community Bat Program As Halloween approaches, images of scary, blood-sucking bats become common place. This year, counter these myths and support bats by participating in international Bat Week (October 24-31). Bat Week is an opportunity to celebrate these amazing animals and their benefits, from eating insect pests to pollinating the […]
Dr. Winifred Kessler
Long-time Habitat Conservation Trust Foundation board member Dr. Winifred (Wini) Kessler recently returned to the role of Board Chair. Her decades of experience in the US Forest Service, academia, and the non-profit sector, have made her extremely well-suited to helming the organization and we are thankful for her expertise. A new book co-edited by Dr. […]
NatureKids Otter Home Learner Club - Photographer Colin McQuillan
Habitat Conservation Trust Foundation is pleased to once again help sponsor the Canadian Network for Environmental Education and Communication (EECOM) conference. This popular annual gathering brings together educators from across the nation to share resources and best practices related to place-based education and environmental literacy. “Partnering with #EECOM2018 is a great way of living out […]
Fledgling Bluebird photo provided Barry Hetschko
Guest post by Genevieve Singleton, Project Manager of the Cowichan Valley Naturalists’ Society Bring Back the Bluebird Project Imagine standing in a Garry Oak meadow in the Cowichan Valley. You hear a low chirp and look up and see a bright flash of blue fly by! You are seeing a Western Bluebird on Vancouver Island, […]