- About Us
- Our Programs
- Farmland Wildlife
- History of Farming in Delta
- How You Can Help
Who We Are
Delta Farmland and Wildlife Trust was established in 1993 by a group of local farmers and conservationists with an interest in conserving agricultural and wildlife resources in Delta, British Columbia. Today, Delta Farmland & Wildlife Trust is a non-profit organization whose mission is to promote the preservation of farmland and wildlife habitat on the lower Fraser River delta through co-operative land stewardship with local farmers.
What We Do
- administers our Stewardship Programs, which provides funds to farmers who establish on-farm wildlife habitat
- raises funds for the implementation of the Stewardship Programs
- liases with farmers to assess and refine agricultural management practices
- conducts research to assess the quality of wildlife habitat provided by the Stewardship Programs
- educates the public about the role of local farmland for food production & wildlife conservation
News & Events
DAY AT THE FARM 2015!
Join us for the 10th Anniversary of this popular community event!Read More..
Day at the Farm DRAWING CONTEST!
Like to draw? Be sure to enter the 10th Anniversary "Day at the Farm" Drawing Contest!Read More..
NEW! MSc. Student Dru Yates competes in UBC 3 Minute Thesis CompetitionRead More..
- Get To Know SOME OF OUR WILDLIFE:
- Northern Shrike Known as the "Butcher Bird," the Shrike impales prey on thorns to attract mates and mark its territory.
- Lesser Snow Goose Snow Geese congregate on farm fields by the tens of thousands searching for potatoes, grain, and grass.
- Bumblebee These insects benefit farmers by pollinating crops. They find refuges in Grassland Set-asides and Hedgerows.