Sign language: installing access signs at Cheakamus Centre

Event Details

November 24th, 2017, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Cheakamus Centre, Brackendale, British Columbia
Infrastructure / Site Cleanup

Come out and enjoy a guided nature walk through the stunning fall forest at the Cheakamus Centre in Brackendale. After learning about the salmon-fed forest, we will install new access awareness signs around the limited-access conservation area to ensure that this important habitat is protected and respected. This is an excellent event for anyone who enjoys light “handy-person” work in an amazing natural setting.

Please email the event contact to join the waiting list.

More Information

About Cheakamus Centre, Brackendale

The Cheakamus Centre has held a conservation covenant with NCC since 1997, which protects 420 acres (170 hectares) of lush coastal forest, spawning habitat for thousands of Pacific salmon, and some of the oldest western redcedars in BC. The Cheakamus Centre also serves as an educational facility in the Sea-to-Sky corridor, providing leadership and environmental learning opportunities for thousands of youth adults each year.

What you will be doing

Volunteers will be helping to install new signs around the conservation area. We will also take time to explore the wonders of the Cheakamus Centre, learn about their salmon habitat enhancement projects, and visit the farm animals!

Why you will love it

This is a chance to contribute to the ongoing stewardship efforts required to maintain this ecologically significant area. Volunteer events like this is one of the few ways the public can access this beautiful property, since the centre's lands are not typically open to the public.

Questions?

Contact Jocelyn Wood: jocelyn.wood@natureconservancy.ca

Please Note

Please dress appropriately for the weather. It is likely to be raining, so please wear waterproof clothing and ensure you are prepared to stay warm and dry for three hours in a rain forest in fall!

People of all fitness levels can participate
Running water and flush toilets
All tools will be provided by NCC
Water and snacks will be provided
Item Checklist

While we do our best to provide you with the tools you need to participate, please bring the following items if you have them:

Clothes
  • Warm clothing
  • Waterproof shoes/boots
  • Raingear
Tools
  • Gloves (if you have them)
Miscellaneous
  • Reusable water bottle
  • Snacks