This time last year, I was writing obituaries. I wrote a lot of them. This month, I’ve been grateful for the ability of other people to put some of the grief and loss swirling through our community into words. It’s the thing about loss – it knocks the wind out of you, and with it, … Continue reading Uncontainable
Belinda Geisler, the new Settlement Coordinator for Pemberton Settlement Services (formerly known and still on Facebook as the Pemberton Multicultural Network), must be reading my mind. There are a lot of things sprouting in my garden that I don't recognize and am not sure if I planted. Maybe they're volunteers! maybe they're weeds! Maybe they're … Continue reading Weeds vs Plants! Pemberton Multicultural Network hosts gardening workshop Sunday June 1 10-12
Thanks to the Southern Stl'atl'imx Health Society for sharing this.
On April 11, the Southern Stl'atl'imx Health Society launched the Kindness project. The Southern Stl’atl’imx Health Society serves N’Quatqua, Samahquam, Skatin and Xa’xtsa (Douglas) First Nation. Their mission is to honor the health of The People by working together to deliver holistic community health services. One path they're choosing to honour health is to embrace and … Continue reading Take the Kindness Pledge
Invasive plants are non-native and cause damage to the environment, economy and our health. They grow rapidly and spread quickly. Invasive plants are the second greatest threat to biodiversity after habitat loss. May is Invasive Species Awareness Month, and the Sea to Sky Invasive Species Council, a local environmental non-profit, is using this opportunity to … Continue reading Weed of the Week – Canada Thistle
In partnership, the Village, SLRD - Squamish-Lillooet Regional District, and Lil'wat Nation are developing an Evacuation Plan for the Pemberton Valley that will have a focus on major flooding events. Catastrophic flooding is a possibility in the Valley and the new floodplain mapping has provided insight that the risk is high. To prepare a thorough … Continue reading Are you prepared for an Evacuation? Your input is invaluable. Survey closes May 20