Metchosin Foundation Receives Bequest

It is with great gratitude and respect that the Metchosin Foundation has received a bequest in the amount of $20,000 from the estate of long-time Metchosin resident Professor Charles Priester.  We who serve on the board of this Foundation will honour this bequest as his true bond with the future of this land and community. Professor Priester passed away in February 2016 at the age of 80 years, ...

Scholarships

Metchosin Foundation Awards High School Scholarships   Four $500 scholarships have been awarded by the Metchosin Foundation to Metchosin High School students who plan on furthering their education to a post-secondary level. The funds are available thanks to the generous donation of a Metchosin resident who has asked to remain anonymous. The scholarship for Academic Achievement has been awar ...

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Nature Cards

Nature Cards Designed for Metchosin Kids Kem Luther A deck of cards can be fun.  Can they also be educational? The Metchosin Foundation’s new set of plant cards, featuring 50 of the most common plants around Metchosin, feels to the hand like a pack of overly large playing cards. The cards are printed on glossy, water-proof, heavy stock paper.  But there the resemblance ends. Instead of sui ...

Resources and Tools for Metchosin’s Biodiversity

Nature Cards and Maps of Metchosin: http://metchosinbiodiversity.com/menu_tools.php The Metchosin Biodiversity Project and its sponsor, the Metchosin Foundation, have developed tools to help both young and old Metchosin residents monitor and appreciate the natural environments of Metchosin. This page describes and provides access to a set of 50 Nature Cards and maps of both Hans Helgeson and West ...