Talk on the art and science of eating wild mushrooms

A message from the Metchosin Biodiversity Project. Each year in November the Metchosin Talk and Walk series partners with the Metchosin MycoBlitz to bring you an outstanding presentation on local mushrooms. This year we have the privilege of hosting Dr. Denis Benjamin. This Texas physician is one of North America's authorities on mushroom toxins. His talk, though, is not technical--it is a broa ...

Students in the lower grades at Hans Helgesen School regularly visit the outdoor sites around the school building. Their contact with natural systems, however, is more limited in the rainy winter months. To make outdoor excursions possible in rainy weather, the Metchosin Foundation has donated a dozen sets of rain pants and a dozen pair of rain boots to the school. These will be kept in a spec ...

Last 3 weeks for Metchosin, Naturally! nature photography contest.

I see mushrooms are starting to poke up their beautiful heads in our area.  You've got just 3 weeks to capture some of them in pictures (as well as other natural subjects) and submitting the mounted/framed pictures to Metchosin Naturally! Seasons Through the Lens, a juried nature photography contest and exhibit: http://metchosinbiodiversity.com/menu_photocontest.php Pictures can be submitted ...

HAT Bat Bash

The Habitat Acquisition Trust often partners with the Metchosin Foundation on local environmental initiatives. Join us for a celebration of Metchosin's night flyers on Sunday, October 28.