GOVERNMENT OF CANADA INVESTS IN COMMUNITY ENVIRONMENTAL PROJECT IN COWICHAN VALLEY, BRITISH COLUMBIA
NANAIMO, B.C., Environment Canada Press Release
November 3, 2010
The Honourable Jim Prentice, Canada's Environment Minister, today announced funding from the EcoAction Community Funding Program for a new environmental project in the Cowichan Valley, in British Columbia. $85,308 in federal funding will support local action to reduce pollution, improve air and water quality, and protect wildlife and natural habitat.
We are currently working on two stewardship projects, the Friends of Cowichan Creeks project and the Quamichan Watershed project. We are also operating the Cowichan Estuary Nature Centre and continue to fundraise for the Sansum Narrows Regional Park aquisition project.