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Thank you Community Foundation of Whistler!
Thank you Community Foundation of Whistler!

Thanks to the generous support of the Community Foundation of Whistler, eco tourism guides from Backroads Whistler, Eco Tours, and the Whistler Sailing Association became Yellow Flag Iris Patrollers this summer. With extra eyes on the water, these invasive plants can be spotted and reported to us before they manifest into large infestations and become difficult

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I Spy in the Sea to Sky…
I Spy in the Sea to Sky…

I spy in the Sea to Sky Something that blossoms from April to July Don’t be fooled, in local areas it goes awry With flowers white and berries aplenty Like its local cousin, its fruits are tasty.   Himalayan blackberry is a well-known plant, but did you know it was invasive? This invasive shrub is

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A Day in the Life – Field Crew Journal
A Day in the Life – Field Crew Journal

It comes as no surprise that the field crew’s tasks vary as the season progresses. With summer being well underway, today we offer you a glimpse into a day in the life of a field crew member. Samara Kolasko documents each work week as part of the reporting process for the Community Foundation of Whistler grant – see what it’s like for yourself!

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Wanted: Whistler’s Five Worst Weeds
Wanted: Whistler’s Five Worst Weeds

Are you familiar with Whistler’s top 5 offenders? While there are many more than 5 problematic weeds in Whistler, the 5 worse weeds  have the potential of causing significant damage to infrastructure, waterways, animal and human health, and the landscape. Because these plants are only present in Whistler at a limited number of sites, complete

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