“The Lillooet River is such a mystery,” says Veronica Woodruff. “It’s so murky. Even where it’s only ten centimeters deep in shallow spots in the middle, you can’t actually see the bottom.” An environmental technician and founding director of Stewardship Pemberton, Woodruff paddleboards the river all summer and lives right beside it. “It doesn’t have … Continue reading Mapping the Mysterious: Stewardship Pemberton’s new 3D model of the ‘hood
Students from Pemberton Secondary built these beautiful chickadee houses and a bird feeder for the Pemberton Creek Community Garden. To attract house wrens and chickadee, place the box very close to or actually in the cover of a bush or small tree where they seek shade and protection of thick bushes and where mated pairs … Continue reading The best kind of Air BnB: bird-feeders and bee boxes as accommodation for the winged ones
Please join Stewardship Pemberton Society to celebrate the 36th Annual BC Rivers Day and our 10 year anniversary on Sunday September 25th from 11-2 at the One Mile Lake Nature Centre. Everybody is welcome - rain or shine! This year feels like a landmark thanks to the support of our funders and supporters (Thank you!!) … Continue reading Embrace the watershed: Stewardship Pemberton invites you to BC Rivers Day, Sunday 11-2
Thanks to Shannon Didier for sharing this information. The Pemberton Fruit Tree Project is a Stewardship Pemberton Society ‘Feasting For Change’ initiative. The project aims to harvest fruit from private trees that would otherwise go to waste, or act as a bear attractant. The fruit will be equally distributed between the homeowners, volunteer pickers, and … Continue reading The Pemberton Fruit Tree Project needs pickers, trees
In the spring, Stewardship Pemberton Society was invited to a workshop in Vancouver: Finding Common Ground hosted by the Sustainable Food Systems Working Group who aim to get more BC food on more BC plates. Long story short, the B.C. Agri-Food and Seafood Strategic Growth Plan put forward by the Provincial government aims to increase domestic … Continue reading Collaboration (as told by the stars)
Spend your summer making a difference. Stewardship Pemberton has openings this summer for two students (15 - 30 years of age) to help with the children's and community outreach programs underway this summer. You need to like helping things grow - little people, food, trees, community...