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 ...