Youth and Ecological Restoration Program
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
On June 25th at 6:00 pm at Zocalo Café, the Youth and Ecological Restoration Program (YER) is ecstatic to be celebrating ten years of service with vulnerable youth in the Comox Valley. Youth gain a sense of worth, belonging and place by working with community groups...read more
On June 15th at Royston Wrecks, two youth from the Youth and Ecological Restoration Program (YER) will lead a public tour about Great Blue Herons. This is a YER, Phase II project made possible with funding from Ministry of Children and Family Development,...read more
"Through the sharing of oral histories and traditional skills, the goal of the Lake Trail Living History Project is to reawaken our community heritage." During a year of public programs with the Living History Project, young and old joined...read more
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On Friday, August 16th at 11:00 am two youth from the Youth and Ecological Restoration Program (YER) will lead a guided tour of a mature second growth forest in the headwaters of Millard Creek. The youth will be educating tour participants on the importance of...read more
Submitted by Wendy Kotilla, Coordinator of Youth and Ecological Restoration Program The Youth and Ecological Restoration Program takes youth out to work with local conservation and enhancement groups to learn about working with people who are helping the environment....read more
Join us for the third Youth and Ecological Restoration Program (YER) tours at 3300 Fraser Road on August 24, 2012 at 11:30 am. Millard Piercy Watershed Stewards (MPWS) restored a stream channel on Millard Creek to enhance fisheries habitat. MPWS is partnering with...read more
The recent Youth Led Tour of Seal Bay Nature Park was featured on Shaw TV North Island's Youtube channel and aired on Shaw cable TV. Watch the video below. [HTML1] The Youth and Ecological Restoration Program thanks Shaw TV for their work on the video and for sharing...read more
The following article appeared in the Vancouver Sun, July 2012. Wendy Kotilla and the Youth and Ecological Restoration Program would like to extend their appreciation to Mr. Hume for his ongoing support and interest. -------------------- Healing power of troubled...read more