presented by the Sea to Sky Invasive Species Council Scentless Chamomile is another daisy look-alike that is unwelcome in our region! The daisy-like flowers are 2-3cm in diameter, and odourless when crushed; the foliage is very lacy in appearance (fern-like). This invasive prefers wet soils, so it if often found in drainage ditches, shorelines, and … Continue reading Weed of the week: scentless chamomile
In the spring, I sprinkled a small mason jar of biodynamic preparation 500 under my fruit trees and around my garden beds, just as Anna Helmer had shown me. There didn’t seem to be a very specific science to it, although I videoed her doing it and watched it over several times to make sure … Continue reading The Farmers Market is happening tomorrow. Here’s what makes it one of Lisa Richardson’s favourite community events.
Interested in learning about bee keeping? 🐝 Join the Pemberton Library this Saturday at 9:30 am at the Library for a bee keeping workshop! We will head out to Pemberton Meadows to learn the ins and outs of bee keeping with a local farmer! Space is limited so registration is required! Please pop into the … Continue reading Bee curious? Sign up now for the Library’s free bee-keeping workshop, Saturday June 22 9:30am
Last week, the Pemberton Area Economic Development Collaborative and the Pemberton & District Area Chamber of Commerce announced that Shannon Story has been appointed as the Economic Development Project Manager to manage the 2 year grant to to establish the economic development landscape in the Pemberton Area and to develop a Community Economic Development Strategy … Continue reading Shannon Story guestagrams for the Wellness Almanac
I heard elder Saw̓t Veronica Bikadi today explain at Signal Hill Elementary School's Indigenous Day Assembly that before settlers arrived in the valley, the S'tat'limx peoples didn't have written calendars. They kept track of time using the sun and the moon. Tonight is a full moon - one that is sometimes known as the Strawberry … Continue reading Strawberry Full Moon rises tonight
Thousands of tourists are drawn to this region every year. Is that an opportunity for you? The Squamish Lil̓wat Cultural Centre and the Whistler Centre for Sustainably are launching a new program – the Indigenous Tourism Start up Program (ITSP) – and are reaching out to local Indigenous communities from Lillooet to the Fraser Valley … Continue reading Applications still open for Indigenous tourism start-ups. Apply by August 1.
In celebration of National Indigenous Peoples Day, the Whistler Film Festival in partnership with the Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre present the Whistler Premiere of THE GRIZZLIES, followed by a panel discussion about the role sport plays in both Squamish and Lil'wat Nations. The museum will remain open for until 9pm for film attendees to explore … Continue reading Screening event: The Grizzlies, at SLCC, June 21, 5pm – 9pm