Insect biomass study, first year

Over 25 years of research hints at a stark, harsh truth: worldwide, both the bio-diversity and biomass of insects has declined dramatically, leading to such alarming phrases as “insect Armageddon” and “insect apocalypse.” We suspect this decline is happening in our own backyard, but we don’t have the data to prove it yet. This is changing, however. In a multiyear project sponsored in part by Metch ...

Metchosin Challenge schedule

 Communication received from Sharleen Thompson about the upcoming Lenten series at St. Mary's.St Mary's Church is again having a Metchosin Challenge. Thus a series of interactive talks on issues facing the world. This is the third year we have done them. This year the theme is empowering people into action. The list of speakers for this year isMarch 7th Kara Middleton and Robert Gifford on Climate ...

Hans Helgesen Kindergarten class thanks Metchosin Foundation

On February 1, teacher Diana Wakelin and the Kindergarten class at Hans Helgesen invited Metchosin Foundation director Kem Luther to their classroom.  The Foundation had made a gift of rain boots and rain pants to the school and the kids in the class wanted to present the Foundation with a homemade book showing how much they were enjoying the gift. The pants and boots allowed them to spend more ti ...