New Research Project with UBC

DF&WT is excited to begin a multi-year research project in partnership with the University of British Columbia. Dr. Claire Kremen and Dr. Juli Carrillo are leading the investigation that is assessing the impact of hedgerows and grassland set-asides on insect communities. M.Sc. candidates Carly McGregor and Matt Tsuruda began their field sampling this spring. Carly is sampling for pollinators and …

Video Series on Vole Control in Berry Fields

Sofi Hindmarch of Fraser Valley Conservancy has released a short video series on vole damage in berry fields. The video series is a result of a survey focused on rodent control issues that Sofi conducted with farmers in 2013. Video 1: Vole Identification and Damage Video 2: Minimizing Vole Damage Video 3: Using Rodenticide

DF&WT Recognized in Delta Optimist

In 2018, DF&WT was awarded a three-year grant for $120,000 from the Habitat Stewardship Program to support the continued provision of grassland set-aside fields throughout Delta and south Richmond. After receiving the grant, we had the opportunity of taking Delta MP Carla Qualtrough on a field tour to chat about the funding and the Grassland Set-aside Stewardship Program. A link …