Tag Archives: Christine Robinson

On FolkU Radio… Cortes Community & our Forests 101

Today’s Folk U is a live event field trip. .. And if you stay home you’ll be able to catch the Folk U Radio show on CKTZ89.5 FM or CortesRadio.ca on The history of Cortes Community & Our Forests.

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Mosaic visits Cortes Island: A community meeting and forest walk

There were two public forestry events, while Mosaic visited Cortes Island this week.  

About 135 people attended the mixed in-person/ZOOM ‘Celebrating our Forests’ meeting at Mansons Hall on the evening of April 20, 2022. 

Around 16 people joined Mosaic on at least one of the two field walks of proposed cutblocks the following day. (Someone* went on both trips.)

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Monitoring fish and insects in the Dillon Creek Wetlands

Seven adults and two children came to monitor wildlife in the Dillon Creek Wetlands, on April 1st. 

Friends of Cortes Island (FOCI) streamkeepers Cec and Christine Robinson and FOCI’s Autumn Barret Morgan led the educational event. They began by listening to the birds, whose calls came from every side, and the gurgling flow of Dillon Creek. The aroma of damp earth rose to everyone’s nostrils. 

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 January 29: Forest Trust for the Children of Cortes Island AGM

The Forest Trust for the Children of Cortes Island Society will hold its AGM on January 29th, 2022. 

It has been close to 12 years since Sabina Leader-Mense and Christine Robinson launched the initiative to purchase 600 acres from Island Timberlands forest holdings. 

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Monthly Children’s Forest Walk teach kids life skills

CKTZ News, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Three alumni facilitated the monthly Children’s Forest Walk in Carrington Bay Regional Park — an inclusive adventure of discovery, informally led by the kids who attend each outing — on Aug. 1. 

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