All posts by Anastasia Avvakumova

Why do frogs sing in the spring? Friends of Cortes Island Society Weighs in

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The familiar sound of a chorus of frogs is one sure sign that spring has arrived, and is an important part of the animals’ courtship during mating season.

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Cortes Island Homestays needed for exchange students starting this September

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BC School District 72 (SD72) is preparing for a brand new high school program called Cortes Island Academy (CIA) this fall and needs homestay families to host off-island students.

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Manual release of chum fry gives salmon population a fighting chance

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Cortes Island Streamkeepers released nearly 20,000 chum salmon fry into Whaletown Creek on Cortes Island on Saturday, March 19, in an ongoing effort to bring back the natural fish population for a healthy ecosystem.

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An outpouring of education from Quadra Island’s Water Security Team

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The Water Security Team, part of Quadra Island’s Climate Action Network (Quadra ICAN), is stepping up its offerings of information, research and implementation of projects vital to the future of water.  

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Community seed exchange this Sunday in Whaletown

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Cortes Island gardeners can bring their saved seeds to the Whaletown Garden Centre this Sunday, Mar. 20, 11 am – 2:30 pm, to exchange with neighbors for new varieties.

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