Metchosin Foundation 2023 Newsletter

The Metchosin Foundation has generously supported the work of the Metchosin Biodiversity Project over the last twelve years. In addition, the Foundation support multiple projects in Metchosin that align closely with the goals of the Metchosin Biodiversity Project.

The foundation has recently revived its annual newsletter. It tells about many of its current projects.

Many Metchosinites support the foundation and its work. For further information, please see their website.

November 2023 Survey of Buck Hill Property

On November 6, 2023, a team of field specialists surveyed a private property in Metchosin north of Sooke Road. The team, consisting of Hans Roemer, Mary Sanseverino, Kristen Miskelly, Carrina Maslovat, Randal Mindell, Ryan Batten, Kem Luther, Andy MacKinnon, Joey Tanney, Claudia Copley, Darren Copley, and Robb Bennett, are pictured above. 

The field team found more than 300 different species of flora, fauna, and funga. More than 20 new species were added to the Metchosin Biodiversity Project database. Thanks to the Metchosin Foundation for their support of this effort.