Over the last month we have had some very wet and blustery weather here on the coast, but luckily December 2nd was an exception. We were even blessed with some rays of sunshine as we pulled broom and ivy from around the oak trees and amongst the snowberry. The rain kept at bay long enough to pull a decent sized […]
This summer three amazing UVic geography students, Taylor, Emma, and John, volunteered some of their time to help map invasive plant species at the sites the Lekwungen Food Systems project is currently focused on. Thus far the three have managed to map most of the Scotch Broom affecting the Kwetlal (camas) beds in a worksite at Meegan (Beacon Hill Park). […]
Last week 50 Kwetlal bulbs were transferred to the IGOV plots in the UVic Campus Community Garden. For now the bulbs are in raised container, once they’ve flowered, they will be transplanted into the larger plots. If anyone would like to help keep invasive plants out of the plot, please contact the group.