Youth and Ecological Restoration

Helping vulnerable youth build healthy community relationships with both the human and natural worlds.  Through restoring local watersheds with community members, youth gain a sense of worth, belonging and place.

NEWS & EVENTS AT YER

YER – New Documentary Film

YER – New Documentary Film

Ecology Transforms Youth 2019 Documentary Film 35 min.Journey with several youth as they explore Comox Valley watersheds and ecosystems. The Youth & Ecological Restoration (YER) program was created by Wendy Kotilla in 2004. Guided by nature, YER engages vulnerable...

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ECOLOGY TRANSFORMS YOUTH February 21, 2019

ECOLOGY TRANSFORMS YOUTH February 21, 2019

Youth & Ecological Restoration (YER) is celebrating three events on February 21st from 7:00 to 9:00 at the Upper Native Sons Hall. YER has now been operating in the Comox Valley for fifteen years; the new YER video will be shown; and YER founder Wendy Kotilla has achieved a University of Victoria (UVic) 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award.

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University of Victoria Award

University of Victoria Award

I have been nominated to receive an award as 2018 Distinguished Alumni for University of Victoria, Division of Continuing Studies.  The attached photo and biography will be published as part of the awards ceremony on February 5, 2019. I am incredibly honoured to be...

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Youth Lead Millard Creek Fisheries Tour

Youth Lead Millard Creek Fisheries Tour

Join us for the Youth and Ecological Restoration (YER) youth led fisheries tour at 3300 Fraser Road on August 26th at 12:00 pm. This a YERII project funded by Ministry of Children and Family Development and Millard Piercy Watershed Stewards (MPWS) (www.millardpiercy.org).

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