Tag Archives: Linnaea Farm

What the Dillon Creek Wetlands restoration means to Linnaea farm

CKTZ News, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

As the Dillon Creek wetlands project enters a new phase, Linnaea Farm’s executive director Tamara McPhail describes what this project means to her.

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Dillon Creek wetland restoration construction ends, project moves forward

CKTZ News, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

The construction phase of the Dillon Creek wetlands restoration project, in what is now known as Linnaea Farm, ended on Aug. 20.

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Cortes Island’s first wetland restoration project

CKTZ News, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

The preliminary stages of Cortes Island’s first wetland restoration project are underway at Dillon Creek, on Linnaea Farm.  

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How island growers are adapting to the dry summer heat

CKTZ News, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Closely observing and responding to weather fluctuations has always been key to a grower’s success, however the recent extreme heat in early July is forcing farmers to rethink plans for future resiliency.

“This heat dome was the first time where I actually felt, holy crap, here it comes. We’ve been talking about it, we’ve been hearing the impact of the droughts in some of our southern neighbours. We’re going to have to get a lot stronger about how we’re doing things and how we’re supporting each other as community members and how we can support the food producers,” said Tamara McPhail

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What the FireSmart grant means to Cortes and Quadra Islands

CKTZ News, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Cortes and Quadra Islands will receive a significant chunk of the $394,000 FireSmart Economic Recovery Grant that the Strathcona Regional District (SRD) just received. 

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