Editor’s note: the Miranda Cross mentioned in this article is a Cortes Island resident and Project Manager for the Dillon Creek Wetlands Restoration project.
Canada’s National Observer, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter
Quadra Elementary’s kindergarten students tried their best to follow instructions and stay seated on tarps that were spread out on the school field in an attempt to keep them clean.
But the lucky kids near the edges of the blue plastic matting already had their hands in the dirt.
The 60-plus children recently gathered with members of the We Wai Kai Nation, Quadra Island school and community leaders and the B.C. Wildlife Federation to celebrate their new wetland restoration project by planting a selection of native trees and shrubs.Continue reading Rewilding a school wetland is a lesson in climate resilience