By Matt Simmons, The Narwhal, Local Journalism Initiative reporter
BC is falling short on its commitment to protect fish and wildlife habitat, according to a report released by the province’s auditor general on Tuesday.
Continue reading Auditor General: BC is Falling short on commitment to protect fish and wildlife habitat
An injured Red-Tailed Hawk was recovered and recently released by a local wildlife advocate.
Cortes Currents reached Autumn Barrett-Morgan at home, by zoom, for the story.
Continue reading Cortesians rescue Red-tailed Hawk, forge relationship with MARS
Carl Meyer, Canada’s National Observer, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter
Two people are on a hunger strike on Vancouver Island, demanding an end to logging of old-growth forests in B.C., and Canada’s federal environment minister says he shares their concerns over biodiversity loss.
Continue reading Federal Environment Minister ‘Shares’ concerns of Nanaimo hunger strikers
Elizabeth Anderson has enjoyed artwork since she was old enough to hold a pencil or crayon. As a little girl, she used to make paint out of crushed berries. Art was Elizabeth’s major in Berkeley. It has been a passion, albeit not a means of livelihood, throughout her life. One of her most recent projects is a series of Species at Risk gift cards for the Friends of Cortes Island Society (FOCI).
Continue reading The Woman Who Makes FOCI’s Species At Risk Gift Cards