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 ...

Pippi Lawn Talk and Walk

Join us at the Talk and Walk on Friday November 16 and Saturday morning, November 17, to meet Pippi Lawn.Last year I heard Pippi give a report of her work on Sidney Spit and thought "Great talk! We've got to have her come to Metchosin and tell us about sand spits." She agreed, and we've finally been able to make all the arrangements. Not to be missed--Pippi is a passionate, persuasive, and able co ...

Metchosin MycoBlitz 2018

Getting ready for the big Metchosin MycoBlitz weekend (http://metchosinbiodiversity.com). Hope you can join us. Andy MacKinnon and I were in the Metchosin Wilderness Park this morning with a CTV reporter for a mushroom-themed Halloween report--watch for us on the news tonight. Here are a couple of the many mushrooms we saw today. The orange one is Lactarius subviscidus, a milkcap, the big wh ...